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New opportunities in cross-border special situations lending

Recent changes in cross-border leveraged loan documentation requirements have opened up new possibilities for both borrowers and lenders. This Latham & Watkins briefing looks at some of the key issues in special situations lending.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 05 October 2015 | Practice Area: Cross Border

Capital Markets Union Action Plan: a list of the key points and priority areas for action

The European Commission has presented its Capital Markets Union Action Plan, together with a first set of initiatives to build a Capital Markets Union. This Linklaters briefing looks at the six priority areas for action and sets out the most important and concrete steps announced by the Commission.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 05 October 2015 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities

Calendar of key issues: an interactive guide to the legal milestones ahead

This Herbert Smith Freehills guide sets out the key legal developments in the coming months and years ahead, from a UK perspective. The publication contains information on a broad range of legal areas and incorporates an 'at a glance' section, which provides an overview of the key developments.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 05 October 2015 | Practice Area: Corporate

New specialist banking court introduced today

Today, a new financial court list has been introduced to bridge the work of the Commercial Court and Chancery Divisions. It will allow for high value and complex financial disputes to be allocated between a small selection of specialist judges, as Eversheds explains.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 02 October 2015 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

Corporate reporting and social media: strategies for more effective communication

Social media is changing the way companies interact with stakeholders, while also providing new ways for investors to identify potential corporate red flags. This briefing looks at how companies can navigate this new landscape while also meeting their corporate reporting responsibilities.

Law Firm: Grant Thornton | Published: 01 October 2015 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting

California passes groundbreaking legislation increasing renewable energy mandates

This briefing analyses three of the more significant and controversial bills proposed this year relating to environmental law, including last minute changes to each during the final week of the California State Legislature’s regular session.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 25 September 2015 | Practice Area: Local Authorities

Fair competition: European Commission President calls for review of supermarkets’ power

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker called for a review of the power wielded over food markets by groups of retailers and the “need to break some retail oligopolies”. His comments raise interesting questions about the powers available to competition authorities.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 25 September 2015 | Practice Area: Competition

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Quicker with a greater chance of success: Italy updates its bankruptcy rules

Recent material updates to the Italian bankruptcy law will likely result in increased chances of success of debt restructuring schemes as well in speeding up the judicial proceedings for the satisfaction of creditors.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 24 September 2015 | Practice Area: Mortgages and Security

What is the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation?

This briefing considers the impact of the UK Government's recently announced plans to launch an Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation, alongside moves to increase penalties for non-compliance and how this may ultimately affect your business.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 22 September 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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The importance of carefully worded security instruments: is it an on demand bond or a guarantee?

Bonds and guarantees are forms of security. There are different types of bonds, and the exact wording of the bond instrument is crucial in determining this, as exemplified by a recent High Court case. This Eversheds briefing looks at the case in question and discusses its implications.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 17 September 2015 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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