Commercial and Retail Banking
This briefing from Macfarlanes rounds up all the latest developments in financial services regulation, including the FCA's reviews of outsourcing arrangements and anti-money laundering controls in the asset management sector, and the consultation on changes to the Listing Regime.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 11 November 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
In the past five years, Indonesia’s GDP has grown more than 6% a year, catching the attention of multinationals looking for new places to invest during the slowdown in the West. In this report, Baker & McKenzie rounds up the biggest investment opportunities and challenges for foreign investors.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 08 November 2013 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions
This Linklaters newsletter rounds up important recent developments for UK corporate lawyers, including the ICAEW's draft guidance for directors on preparing pro forma financial information, and Government plans for a central registry which will store company beneficial ownership information.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 08 November 2013 | Practice Area: Stock Exchange Listing
An Indonesian court has recently ruled that a loan agreement between an Indonesian borrower and a foreign lender was void because it was written in English rather than Bahasa Indonesian and was, therefore, in violation of Indonesian law. Herbert Smith Freehills takes a closer look at the case.
Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 05 November 2013 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
This Mourant Ozannes briefing looks at the latest judgment in the high-profile case of Mukhtar Ablyazov, following a third application brought by English court-appointed receivers, in which the Jersey Royal Court held that it had jurisdiction to appoint the receivers as managers of a Jersey company.
Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 04 November 2013 | Practice Area: Litigation
This newsletter from Nabarro rounds up key issues for North American companies doing business in the UK, including the EU's upcoming review of personal data transfers to the US, pension debts on insolvency, and the 10 things you need to know about the European Market Infrastructure Regulation.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 01 November 2013 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
Doing business in Japan has never been easier. It is safe, relatively deregulated, consistent, profitable and enjoyable. This comprehensive DLA Piper guide covers key areas of law including the Companies Act, M&A, employment, taxation, contracts, product liability and dispute resolution.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 01 November 2013 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions
This Linklaters newsletter looks at efforts to combat financial crime, including a new agency to recover proceeds of crime in France, the latest multimillion-dollar whistleblower award in the US, the UK's new National Crime Agency, and a look at the risks for businesses in the Asia-Pacific region.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 31 October 2013 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud
The reasonableness of the levels of 'after the event' premiums sought to be recovered by successful claimants is a recurring theme in many payment protection insurance mis-selling cases. Wragges looks at one such case which could provide lenders with some ammunition when challenging such premiums.
Law Firm: Wragge & Co | Published: 30 October 2013 | Practice Area: Litigation
Following the formal launch of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone on 29 September, various government bodies have released rules and regulations that will form the legal framework of the new zone. In this briefing, DLA looks at the key considerations for foreign investors considering the free trade zone.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 30 October 2013 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
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