Commercial and Retail Banking
Following announcements of penalties against HSBC and Standard Chartered at the tail end of 2012, the EC has now published its re-working of the Money Laundering Directive. Authorised firms will need to consider the implications. Bond Pearce provides an overview of the headline proposals.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 04 April 2013 | Practice Area: Anti Money Laundering
Russian citizens are believed to have deposits worth more than EUR 20 bn in Cyprus. Goltsblat BLP outlines three significant injunctions reported to have been granted in Cyprus over the previous week, the Cypriot plans for tackling the crisis and the areas of law of relevance to Russian depositors.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 04 April 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Harneys answers frequently asked questions about banking in Cyprus in the context of the current banking crisis. Key issues discussed include circumstances under which the Deposit Protection Scheme is activated, which deposits are covered by the Deposit Protection Fund and depositor compensation.
Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 03 April 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
The recent decision of the Court of Appeal in Jackson v Dear highlights once more the assimilation by Lord Hoffmann of the processes of both contractual interpretation and implication of terms, in his judgment in Attorney General of Belize v Belize Telecom. Macfarlanes provides a detailed analysis.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes LLP | Published: 02 April 2013 | Practice Area: Litigation
As part of Lord Justice Jackson's reforms to civil litigation, a new test of proportionality has been introduced when assessing costs. Shoosmiths outlines how the test will affect cases and offers practical tips on how to comply with the new test of proportionality and the overriding objective.
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 02 April 2013 | Practice Area: Practice and Procedure
What constitutes best practice in managing an in-house legal team? Having worked with over 100 in-house teams, Iken have identified some key must-haves which the best have instituted. The suggestions focus on two key aspects of best practice: how to work smartly and how to demonstrate value.
Law Firm: Iken | Published: 02 April 2013 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
Latham & Watkins' inaugural newsletter examines new technology risk management guidelines for financial institutions in Singapore; a white paper which examines how to run a competitive RFP; in depth examination of renegotiations and work-outs and; round up of new legislation in Singapore.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 28 March 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
This update from Baker & McKenzie summarises the key legal, regulatory and market developments affecting UK and European structured capital markets transactions, more in-depth features on key topics, and provides links to recent alerts and publications.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 27 March 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Following the publication of their report 'The M&A Blueprint: inception to integration', Eversheds have now created a new online global M&A benchmarking tool which focuses on the issues which the report found to be key in realising value from M&A deals.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 27 March 2013 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions
In this briefing, Baker & McKenzie surveys the relevant criticism of the SFO, provides an update on enforcement of the UK Bribery Act - including the outlook for 2013 - and underscores the implications of changes at the SFO for multinational corporate compliance programs.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 26 March 2013 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud
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