Banking and Finance
Russia President Vladimir Putin has pushed through changes to the country's media laws - which will come into force on 1 January 2016 - which will limit the scope of influence foreign entities can have over Russian media businesses. This briefing sets out the actions to take to ensure compliance.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 02 March 2015 | Practice Area: Corporate reorganisation
This Latham & Watkins briefing rounds up US compliance requirements that apply to private equity firms, and looks back the material regulatory developments in 2014, as well as the expected areas of regulatory focus for the year ahead.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 26 February 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Last July, the Cayman Islands Government passed into law substantial revisions to its exempted limited partnership legislation in the form of the Exempted Limited Partnership Law. The revisions represent the most significant changes to this law since 2009-10, as this Harneys briefing explains.
Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 26 February 2015 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes
This DLA Piper report presents detailed results of a survey of 300 debt providers, advisers, sponsors and corporates active in the European acquisition finance debt market, as well as extracts from interviews with a number of senior dealmakers.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 25 February 2015 | Practice Area: Sales and Asset Finance
The recent High Court case of Edgeworth Capital (Luxembourg) v Ramblas Investments  is a useful reminder of the application of the rule against penalty clauses. In this briefing, Bond Dickinson looks at the lessons to be learned from this case.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 25 February 2015 | Practice Area: Litigation
This DLA Piper publication provides a round-up of legal news, sector updates and commentary for clients and contacts engaged in the manufacturing sector, covering subjects including pre-action costs protection in environmental claims, contract mechanics, product recall and holiday pay.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 20 February 2015 | Practice Area: Planning and Development
On 16 February, the Republic of Cyprus issued new decrees regarding the relaxation of banking restrictions. The decrees are valid until 16 March 2015 - in this briefing, Harneys looks at the details.
Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 19 February 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
In this briefing, Allen & Overy summarises some of the most interesting banking litigation and regulatory decisions from 2014. The selection draws from a wide range of cases and developments that are of direct relevance to finance parties.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 19 February 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
A recent successful application before the Royal Court of Guernsey, commonly known as a Public Trustee v Cooper category 3 type, is believed to be the first of its kind to be determined in this jurisdiction. In this briefing, Carey Olsen sets out the facts, the judgment and its significance.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 18 February 2015 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
The Qatar Financial Centre has broad appeal, with one of the most competitive tax environments in the world, a first-class legal system based on English common law, and a robust regulatory regime. This article looks at the moves beeing made to attract more international business to Qatar.
Law Firm: The QFC Authority | Published: 18 February 2015 | Practice Area: Cross Border
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