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A guide to investment funds in the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands is the leading jurisdiction for the offshore investment funds industry due to factors including flexible regulation, high reputation among investors and a tax neutral regime. This guide takes a detailed look at the different types of funds available in the Cayman Islands.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 13 July 2016 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes

Taking stock of a changed world: post-Brexit prospects for global M&A

The economic and political uncertainties that have depressed MA& markets for most of the year were dramatically compounded by the outcome of the UK's referendum on EU membership. Brexit is likely to have a significant impact on M&A activity for the rest of the year, as this report explains.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 12 July 2016 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

Brexit: the impact on the UK real estate sector

This Linklaters briefing summarises the main themes and issues for the UK real estate market following the UK’s vote to leave the EU, both from a political and a market perspective. This includes the implications for areas such as pricing, property funds, occupier demand and bank lending.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 12 July 2016 | Practice Area: Real Estate

Brexit: five reasons for financial services to keep calm and carry on

The future regulatory landscape for UK financial services depends enormously on the Brexit deal the UK negotiates with the EU, but even at this stage there are some things worth remembering for businesses planning for the future. This briefing sets out five key implications for financial services.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 08 July 2016 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

Banking on Africa: a guide to financing transactions on the continent

This guide answers frequently asked questions relating to the provision of financing and the law in key African jurisdictions, as well as the regulations relating to collateral in these jurisdictions. Countries covered include Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa.

Law Firm: Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group | Published: 30 June 2016 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

Will Brexit cut down on competition and regulatory law red tape?

Much of the attraction of leaving the EU appears to have stemmed from the widely held view that - as an economically fully independent entity - the UK will be free to reduce regulation and jettison Brussels-inspired red tape in a wide range of industries. How far is this argument justified?

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 28 June 2016 | Practice Area: Competition

The legal implications of Brexit: 20 practice areas covered

On 23 June, the British people voted for the UK to leave the EU. This report sets out the possible legal implications of this vote, broken down into 20 sections covering practice areas including corporate, banking, disputes, tax, insurance, competition, energy, projects, pensions and real estate.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 28 June 2016 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

Brexit's impact on contracts: which terms are most at risk?

This DLA Piper briefing looks at how the UK's vote to leave the European Union in this week's referendum could affect contract terms.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 24 June 2016 | Practice Area: Contract Law

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Brexit stage right - what is the legal position now the UK has voted to leave the EU?

Following the UK’s vote to leave the EU, this briefing examines the process for withdrawal, the options for the UK as it negotiates a new relationship with the EU, and the pace and degree of change to the UK's legal landscape as it prepares for full Brexit.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 24 June 2016 | Practice Area: Customs Duties

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The nation has voted for Brexit – what you need to know

The biggest problem for UK business today is that no one knows exactly what will happen next. Together with that, every organisation will want to plan for the eventual exit from the EU. This briefing outlines the key areas to consider.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 24 June 2016 | Practice Area: Employment

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