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Mourant Ozannes rounds up important recent developments in financial services regulation in Jersey over the last quarter, including a spotlight on professional standards of care. The briefing also includes an at-a-glance list of all the dates for your diary in the coming months.
Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 21 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
This DLA Piper newsletter looks at key global trends in restructuring, covering a range of subjects including the risks to be aware of when purchasing an insolvent fashion retail business and its assets, and the unique restructuring of Australia-listed nickel mining company Mirabela Nickel.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 21 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
This September, in a case involving Skandia, the European Court came to the groundbreaking and, to UK practitioners, somewhat surprising decision that a non-EU company and its dependent branch in the EU cannot be treated as a single taxable person the branch belongs to a VAT group.
Law Firm: Excello Law | Published: 20 October 2014 | Practice Area: VAT and Sales Tax
This June, the FCA published proposed changes to the Client Assets module of the FCA Handbook of Rules and Guidance (CASS). Firms will need to prepare to comply with certain provisions of CASS which will be introduced on 1 December - in this briefing, Eversheds sets out 10 key points to consider.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 16 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Eighteen major banks have agreed to sign ISDA's Resolution Stay Protocol, which has been developed to tackle future Lehman-style crises by imposing a waiting period before the termination of derivatives positions should another of the signatories be subject to an insolvency resolution action.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 16 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
The Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012 came into force fully on 2 January this year. The new law updates and improves the current law relating to security interests in intangible movable property. This Carey Olsen briefing summarises the key advantages to creditors of the new law.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 15 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
The European banking landscape is set to be reshaped this autumn, and it is essential for Eurozone banks and investors to appreciate the implications for their business. This Linklaters report examines the latest regulatory developments and the new financial environment emerging as a result.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 15 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
With an increase in sizeable, highly strategic public M&A transactions in key markets, Allen & Overy assesses the regulatory and market challenges now confronting bidders, from activist shareholders to bid defence mechanisms and tighter rules on tax.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 14 October 2014 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions
For the first time this year companies have had to submit their board pay policies to a binding shareholder vote. This Linklaters report, based on data taken from remuneration reports of the FTSE 100 companies, analyses how the FTSE 100 have reacted to the new directors remuneration legislation.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 14 October 2014 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting
With mobile banking continuing to grow in popularity, a new digital era for financial institutions such as banks and building societies is in play, and regulators have been playing catch-up. Eversheds takes a look at recent developments and sets out the key points for building societies to note.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 13 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
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