Banking and Finance
Last year the Chancellor shocked the pensions world by proposing that all members of DC schemes should be able to access their funds without restrictions once they reached the minimum pension age. This briefing looks at whether you could benefit from new measures which will boost access to savings.
Law Firm: Grant Thornton | Published: 31 March 2015 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
This DLA Piper newsletter, which highlights international issues relating to real estate funds and investment vehicles, aims to cut through the continuing uncertainty surrounding aspects of the implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 31 March 2015 | Practice Area: Property Finance
The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007 comes into force on 14 April. When the Convention applies, it will impose strict liability and insurance obligations on the registered owners of all ships that become or cause wrecks. This A&O briefing sets out what you need to know.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 31 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance
In this briefing, Carey Olsen reports on an interesting recent decision from the Royal Court of Jersey which confirms for the first time that Jersey law recognises the existence of a former trustee's equitable lien over trust assets.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 31 March 2015 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
This survey, which is aimed at in-house lawyers, focuses on the challenges presented by regulatory investigations. Subjects covered include the spread of cases from one jurisdiction to another, the difficulties of getting data for investigations, and how technology can be used to manage risk.
Law Firm: Legal Week Intelligence | Published: 27 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
The UK Government published the Finance Bill 2015 on 24 March 2015. In this briefing, Latham & Watkins sets out the bill’s key impacts on the UK film and television industries, as well as other recent developments for UK film and TV.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 27 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
In 2008, changes were made to the regulation of investment funds in Guernsey, creating two regulatory regimes for collective investment schemes. Further changes to the registered investment scheme regime were made as of 1 April 2015 - this briefing analyses the differences between the two regimes.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 26 March 2015 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting
The UK Government is set to ratify the Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol, and has published the draft regulations setting out the way in which the Convention is expected to become law. In this briefing, A&O outlines some of the significant points to note arising from the regulations.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 26 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Although not normally regarded as being in the first tier of traditional offshore jurisdictions, 2015 is shaping up to be an exciting year for financial services in Anguilla. New securities legislation and new insolvency legislation are expected soon, as this Harneys briefing explains.
Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 25 March 2015 | Practice Area: Company Administration
Even though France is perceived to have a burdensome regulatory regime, it is clearly open to investment. M&A transactions involving French targets totalled €120.6bn in 2014, a sharp increase on 2013 when just €28.6bn of deals were completed. This Latham briefing discusses the factors behind this...view abstract
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 23 March 2015 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions
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