Banking and Finance
The China Securities Regulatory Commission has unveiled new rules setting the direction for its further reform of the A-share IPO regime in mainland China. Linklaters look at the new requirements imposed on issuers and advisers in the IPO review process and the related procedural reforms.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 09 December 2013 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities
This Macfarlanes briefing considers some of the potential issues arising from the way that assets under management are calculated for the purposes of the regulatory capital requirements of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 09 December 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
This Linklaters newsletter rounds up recent developments for UK corporate lawyers, including a guide to the new share buyback rules, corporate governance guidance for pension funds, regulations for country-by-country reporting requirements and how boards are being encouraged to tackle cyber threats.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 06 December 2013 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
Oman initiated the creation of its economic free zones with the enactment of Royal Decree 56 of 2002, resulting in the establishment of three zones - Sohar, Salalah and Al Mazyounah. In this briefing, Al Tamimi provides an overview of the legal foundations and framework of each of the zones.
Law Firm: Al Tamimi & Company | Published: 06 December 2013 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
China recently indicated that it will reform the current registered capital requirements for companies in China. The changes, once made, will significantly simplify foreign investment in China, as Herbert Smith Freehills explains.
Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 05 December 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Amid much attention on the need for increased investment in infrastructure, this Linklaters briefing focuses on infrastructure investment for pension funds, ahead of the anticipated launch of the National Association of Pension Funds’ Pension Infrastructure Platform in the coming months.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 05 December 2013 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes
This weekly round-up of financial services regulatory developments from Macfarlanes includes news on the FCA consultation on the use of dealing commission rules, as well as new guidance from the FSB on effective supervision in financial institutions in relation to risk culture.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 05 December 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
The recently announced preliminary agreement between Iran and the so-called 'P5+1' (the US, UK, France, Russia, China and Germany) holds out the promise of a gradual easing of trade and economic sanctions in key sectors such as energy, shipping and financial services, as Latham & Watkins reports.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 04 December 2013 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
This Linklaters briefing rounds up recent financial crime developments, including an SFO warning that corporates which self-report financial wrongdoing will not be guaranteed to escape prosecution, as well as the first instance in the US of a deferred prosecution agreement with an individual.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 03 December 2013 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud
This, the latest in a series of general counsel updates from Herbert Smith Freehills, summarises major developments in key areas of interest for senior in-house lawyers, covering corporate, employment, litigation, competition, construction, insurance, pensions, tax and financial services regulation.
Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 03 December 2013 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities
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