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In this Q&A, Latham tackles key questions on the impact of recent sanctions against Russia, as well as Russia's response. Subjects covered include the contrast between the US and European approach, differences between traditional and sectoral sanctions, and the likelihood of counter-sanctions.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 November 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
This A&O report - which is based on a survey of over 200 senior finance executives across Europe - reveals the extent to which alternative finance has already become a significant contributor to the funding mix for European corporates, having risen to rival bank lending in the past five years.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 07 November 2014 | Practice Area: Corporate Financing
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has confirmed it will open an in-depth market investigation into the markets for SME retail banking and the supply of personal current accounts. This Eversheds briefing summarises the key concerns and what form the investigation is likely to take.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 06 November 2014 | Practice Area: Competition Regulators and enforcement
This structured capital markets briefing from Baker & McKenzie provides an update on the key legal, regulatory and market developments affecting UK and European structured capital markets transactions. This edition focuses on the EC's Liquidity Coverage Ratio framework, which has now been finalised.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 05 November 2014 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities
This briefing rounds up key news for M&A lawyers, including a government discussion paper on plans for the introduction of a central public registry of beneficial ownership of interests in shares in UK companies, and the latest on efforts to tackle the problem of short-termism in UK capital markets.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 05 November 2014 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting
New Cayman Islands legislation recently came into force which facilitates the granting of interim relief in aid of foreign proceedings. This law will enhance Cayman's reputation as a jurisdiction committed to judicial cooperation in international fraud cases, as Harneys explains.
Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 29 October 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation
The remedy of marshalling has recently been considered by the UK Supreme Court and England's Court of Appeal, and such appellate judicial authority is highly relevant in the Cayman Islands, where English authorities are usually followed unless there is good reason not to, as Mourant Ozannes reports.
Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 29 October 2014 | Practice Area: Remedies and Enforcement
The High Court has reconfirmed that letters and emails can be relied upon at trial regardless of their containing the heading "without prejudice" if at the time they were written there was no dispute between the parties. This briefing looks at the recent case of Avonwick Holdings v Webinvest.
Law Firm: Excello Law | Published: 28 October 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation
This Macfarlanes briefing rounds up key developments for M&A lawyers, including the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association's relaunched standard form documents for early stage venture capital investments, and the Investment Management Association's revised Principles of Remuneration.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 27 October 2014 | Practice Area: Venture Capital
Earlier this month the Turkish Banking Regulatory and Supervisory Authority published new regulations on the fees and commissions banks, card issuers and other financial institutions may charge consumers in connection with loans, financial products and other services. Bakers looks at the details.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 24 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
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