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The post-Lehman client money regime - how things stand and what the future holds

The Lehman collapse, as unwelcome as it was for most, at least allowed the UK client money rules and client money distribution regime to be stress-tested. The lessons learned have prompted a programme of reform - Macfarlanes summarises the current state of play and looks at what the future may hold.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 28 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

Key dates for consumer finance: plan ahead for a year of change

With many legal and regulatory developments ahead, it is crucial for financial institutions to consider and understand these changes and anticipate how they could impact your business. This regulatory calendar highlights the key changes on the agenda for consumer finance at both a UK and EU level.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 25 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

An overview of commercial real estate in Russia

This briefing offers an overview of Russia's commercial real estate market, looking at the main trends and the most significant deals. Other subjects covered include the structures commonly used by investors, the main stages and documents in real estate deals, and seller's liability to the buyer.

Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 25 July 2014 | Practice Area: Commercial Property

Structured capital markets - the latest legal, regulatory and market developments

This Baker & McKenzie briefing provides an update on the key developments affecting UK and European structured capital markets transactions, covering subjects including proposals to improve the securitisation market, and the key themes to emerge from the Global ABS Conference 2014 in Barcelona.

Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 25 July 2014 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities

A clear penalty? The minefield of preparing share purchase agreements

If concerns arise during the sale or purchase of a company, clauses may be inserted into the share purchase agreement to cover risk. However, in any subsequent court action, the court may decide that a draconian measure is a penalty and therefore unenforceable.

Law Firm: Excello Law | Published: 25 July 2014 | Practice Area: Warranties

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CASS: the DvP exemption - changes from 1 December 2014

This June, the FCA published its long-awaited policy statement on the client assets regime for investment business. In this briefing, Travers focuses on one of the more significant revisions, set to come into force on 1 December this year, relating to delivery versus payment transactions.

Law Firm: Travers Smith | Published: 25 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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Legal developments in the Gulf Cooperation Council region - a quarterly review

This briefing is produced by Linklaters’ lawyers in the United Arab Emirates and aims to keep you up to date with a selection of the major legal developments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, covering Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 24 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and the implications for Cayman investment funds

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act requires financial institutions globally to report on their US taxable accountholders or suffer a 30% withholding tax on US source income. In this briefing, Carey Olsen looks at the implications for Cayman Islands investment funds and other related issues.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 24 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

Financial services and regulatory - summer update

This Mourant Ozannes briefing rounds up financial services and regulatory news with a particular focus on anti-money laundering, including six points to be aware of, current consultations, upcoming events, a key developments tracker and a spotlight on imminent changes to the tipping-off rules.

Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 24 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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Key dates for insurance: plan ahead for a year of change

With many legal and regulatory developments ahead, it is crucial for financial institutions to consider and understand these changes and anticipate how they could impact your business. This regulatory calendar highlights the key changes on the agenda for insurance at both a UK and EU level.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 24 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance

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