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Key issues for asset managers in 2014

In this briefing, A&O summarises some of the key Asia-Pacific, European, US and tax developments that will impact asset managers, looking at the policy behind each, timelines for implementation, business models in scope and the potential impact on business.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 17 April 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

Garnet Investments v BNP Paribas (Suisse) v Government of Republic of Indonesia

The Garnet litigation, in particular the Guernsey Court of Appeal's 2011 decision in favour of the Financial Intelligence Service (FIS), highlights the potential repercussions for financial institutions in reporting suspicion and a resulting refusal of consent by the FIS, as Mourant Ozannes reports.

Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 16 April 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation

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New early conciliation and LLP tax rules now in force - key news for M&A lawyers

Macfarlanes rounds up recent developments of interest for M&A lawyers and assesses their impact, with links to further reading where appropriate. Subjects covered include the new LLP tax rules, and the new rules requiring parties to consider settling employment disputes before a claim is issued.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 16 April 2014 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

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FCA Business Plan and Risk Outlook 2014 - key themes for asset managers to be aware of

On 31 March, 10 days after it published its new guides to supervision, the FCA published its Business Plan and Risk Outlook for the coming year. In this briefing, Eversheds identifies the main themes from these publications, to help asset managers prepare for regulatory scrutiny in 2014.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 16 April 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

Goldman, the portfolio company and the cartel: competition law risks for private equity firms

This briefing focuses on a recent European Commission decision which found Goldman Sachs liable for the cartel conduct of a former portfolio company, as well as another potential area of competition law exposure for private equity firms - their involvement in bid processes for acquisition targets.

Law Firm: Travers Smith | Published: 15 April 2014 | Practice Area: Competition Regulators and enforcement

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Starting a business in Jersey - a guide to the fundamentals

Starting a business in Jersey (or relocating one there from another jurisdiction) is relatively straightforward, particularly compared to some other jurisdictions. However, there are some key issues to be aware of - this Carey Olsen guide addresses the fundamentals of starting a business in Jersey.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 14 April 2014 | Practice Area: Company Administration

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Fujitsu v IBM - when is there a duty of good faith between contracting parties?

Macfarlanes rounds up key developments of interest for M&A lawyers, including a recent case involving Fujitsu and IBM which centred around the issue of 'good faith', and the ESMA's updated guide to which languages are acceptable to EU regulators when filing a prospectus or translating a summary.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 11 April 2014 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

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Legal developments in the Gulf Cooperation Council region - key issues in Q1 2014

This Linklaters briefing looks at some of the major legal developments in the Gulf Cooperation Council region (comprising Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE) during Q1 2014, covering subjects such as reforms of the Saudi judicial system and new public debt regulations in Qatar.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 10 April 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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Sowing seeds for future growth - an analysis of global M&A markets in Q1 2014

Markets across the world continue to be at different stages of recovery, but, in general, there is a feeling that activity is once again beginning to build. This global M&A report from A&O is based on an analysis of $100m-plus deals in each region and sector, with a number of key themes emerging.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 10 April 2014 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

Resolving complex disputes - a guide to international arbitration

Although arbitration is recognised by many as an effective way to resolve complex, transnational disputes, it is not right for every party in every situation. This Latham guide aims to help make that decision, with a checklist of areas to cover, model arbitration clauses and a glossary of key terms.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 April 2014 | Practice Area: Arbitration

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