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In this briefing, Macfarlanes reports on a recent Court of Appeal decision which parties involved in jurisdiction disputes should bear in mind to avoid bringing proceedings in the wrong country. The case also provides important guidance on the use of 'anchor defendants' in jurisdiction disputes.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 30 April 2015 | Practice Area: Cross Border
In this briefing, Latham & Watkins outlines the approaches the US Government and the European Union could take to roll back sanctions on Iran if the P5+1 countries (the US, UK, France, Russia, China and Germany) and Iran reach a final nuclear non-proliferation agreement.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 27 April 2015 | Practice Area: Venture Capital
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has released a draft statement of guidance on outsourcing arrangements for funds service providers, in an effort to improve its regulatory framework on outsourcing amid concerns over the heightened risks posed by such arrangements.
Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 27 April 2015 | Practice Area: Retail Banking
The Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court judgment that three claimants resident in England can bring claims in England against Google for misuse of private information and breach of the Data Protection Act, a ruling which may have serious consequences for online advertisers and search engines.
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 24 April 2015 | Practice Area: Advertising and Marketing
Following Labour's headline-making proposals to scrap non-dom tax status, the Conservatives have said that they will consider withdrawing non-dom tax privileges for people who have “inherited” their non-dom status. This briefing looks at what might change, and what non-doms should do now.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 22 April 2015 | Practice Area: Immigration
The US Department of Justice has announced the first non-prosecution agreement with BSI, one of Switzerland's largest banks. As a result, financial institutions and financial service providers throughout the world need to evaluate their potential exposure, as this Latham briefing explains.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 16 April 2015 | Practice Area: Anti Money Laundering
This Macfarlanes briefing rounds up news of interest for M&A lawyers, this week focusing on a recent case in which the High Court was not willing to imply a term of good faith into a power to modify loan notes.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 15 April 2015 | Practice Area: Corporate Financing
Reporting Cayman Islands financial institutions are reminded that 2015 is the first year in which they are required to report to the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation. This Conyers Dill & Pearman briefing sets out the details of what is required and the relevant deadlines.
Law Firm: Conyers Dill & Pearman | Published: 13 April 2015 | Practice Area: Company Administration
The M&A markets remained very busy during Q1 2015, with a significant number of transformational deals announced. This A&O briefing looks at some of highlights, including Banco Sabadell’s £1.7bn takeover of TSB, the first big European cross-border banking deal since the downturn.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 10 April 2015 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes
Restructurings are likely to be a major topic in Russia during 2015 and beyond. This Latham guide highlights the legal and practical issues lenders are likely to encounter in a Russian restructuring context and outlines possible solutions, illustrated by six potential restructuring scenarios.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 09 April 2015 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities
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