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Banking and Finance

Turkey introduces comprehensive regulation of bank and credit card fees

Earlier this month the Turkish Banking Regulatory and Supervisory Authority published new regulations on the fees and commissions banks, card issuers and other financial institutions may charge consumers in connection with loans, financial products and other services. Bakers looks at the details.

Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 24 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

The legal relationships within the four walls of a unit trust: a landmark judgment

In this briefing, Mourant Ozannes reports on the judgement in a Royal Court of Jersey case which is thought to be the first anywhere in the world to deal expressly with the nature of the legal relationships within a unit trust.

Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 24 October 2014 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts

Employee benefit trusts: a useful tool for companies looking to deliver benefits to employees

Notwithstanding recent negative stories in the press, a well-structured employee incentive arrangement operated through an employee benefit trust (EBT) can still deliver real value to a company and its employees. Jersey is an attractive jurisdiction in which to locate an EBT, as Carey Olsen reports.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 22 October 2014 | Practice Area: Employee Share Schemes

Top of mind: the big topics businesses are thinking about now

What legal issues are companies around the world dealing with today? What developments are affecting their strategies and bottom lines? In this newsletter, DLA tackles some key topics, including the new US Treasury rules on inversions, Russia sanctions, and 'bring your own device' IT policies.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 22 October 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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Fashion retail insolvencies, distressed hospitals and an Australian first: global restructuring news

This DLA Piper newsletter looks at key global trends in restructuring, covering a range of subjects including the risks to be aware of when purchasing an insolvent fashion retail business and its assets, and the unique restructuring of Australia-listed nickel mining company Mirabela Nickel.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 21 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

Financial services regulation in Jersey: key points to be aware of this Autumn

Mourant Ozannes rounds up important recent developments in financial services regulation in Jersey over the last quarter, including a spotlight on professional standards of care. The briefing also includes an at-a-glance list of all the dates for your diary in the coming months.

Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 21 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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Singapore to criminalise remote gambling: implications for global gaming operators

For companies providing online gaming and gambling services with ties to Singapore, Singapore's Remote Gambling Bill is a crucial piece of legislation to take note of. Once passed as law, it will criminalise unlawful remote gambling - Baker & McKenzie sets out the implications for the gaming sector.

Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 21 October 2014 | Practice Area: Betting Gaming and Leisure

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Anticipating activism: implications for your 2015 annual meeting of stockholders

Activist investors often begin planning their campaigns as much as a year in advance of the annual meeting. Early vigilance and advance preparation by target companies is critically important - this Latham briefing sets out the events and dates to be aware of.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 17 October 2014 | Practice Area: Company Administration

Can a confiscation order bite on the trust assets of a discretionary trust?

The recent Jersey case of Tantular v AG provides welcome clarification as to the scope of a saisie judiciaire - which freezes all realisable property situated in Jersey belonging to a suspected offender until such time as the foreign confiscation order is registered by the Royal Court.

Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 16 October 2014 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts

Avoiding another Lehman: 18 major banks agree waiting period before derivatives termination

Eighteen major banks have agreed to sign ISDA's Resolution Stay Protocol, which has been developed to tackle future Lehman-style crises by imposing a waiting period before the termination of derivatives positions should another of the signatories be subject to an insolvency resolution action.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 16 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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