Banking and Finance
A client involved in a dispute will often request that a financial institution locate, preserve and provide access to its files, where those documents relate to a mandate or transaction undertaken on the client's behalf. Eversheds looks at the legal position and offers advice on minimising risk.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 20 November 2014 | Practice Area: Retail Banking
This Carey Olsen briefing reviews how non-EU alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) and EU AIFMs of offshore alternative investment funds in the jurisdictions of Guernsey, Jersey and the Cayman Islands are dealing with the requirements of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 20 November 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
The Supreme Court has delivered its long awaited judgment in Plevin v Paragon Personal Finance Ltd & Another, which has potentially far reaching implications for lenders. In this briefing, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co discusses the central issues.
Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 19 November 2014 | Practice Area: Consumer Credit
This Baker & McKenzie guide provides an overview of the general legal, tax, accounting and regulatory issues typically relevant to securitisation structures, on a country-by-country basis. The guide covers 21 jurisdictions, including the UK, US, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Russia and Spain.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 19 November 2014 | Practice Area: Securitisation
The Chinese tax authorities have issued two tax circulars clarifying the tax treatment of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (QFII) and Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) programmes. Macfarlanes summarises the details.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 17 November 2014 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation
Frustrated by the inconvenience of utilising Tax Information Exchange Agreements, authorities are increasingly bypassing recognised means of assistance and seeking to engage directly with offshore structures. In this briefing, Mourant Ozannes offers some guidance on the difficulties this can raise.
Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 17 November 2014 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation
Unprecedented numbers of countries have committed to the Common Reporting Standard since it was published this July, demonstrating a commitment from governments around the world to tackling tax evasion. This DLA briefing sets out the key aspects of compliance for financial institutions to consider.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 12 November 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Private trust companies (PTCs) have been widely used in international structured finance transactions, and are now used increasingly by high net-worth private clients. Carey Olsen considers key issues relating to the establishment and use of a Jersey PTC in the context of private wealth management.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 12 November 2014 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
Angel investors, venture capital funds, accountants, lawyers and fundraisers use jargon. To anyone raising funds for the first time, this can be very confusing. This Nabarro guide sets out, in plain English, what some of these terms mean.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 12 November 2014 | Practice Area: Venture Capital
This Macfarlanes briefing rounds up key recent developments for M&A lawyers, including revised guidance for audit committee chairmen of SMEs published by the Quoted Companies Alliance, a guide which reflects the increasing role of the audit committee in enhancing trust in companies.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 11 November 2014 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
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