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How to prepare for the fallout from FATCA and other global transparency initiatives

You have implemented FATCA; what comes next? Will your company be the next witness in a US tax investigation? Financial institutions around the world must be ready to respond as the US follows up on leads it has obtained as a result of the recent transparency push, as this Latham briefing explains.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 13 August 2014 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation

Transparency in private equity and the FCA's Primary Market Bulletin - M&A weekly update

This weekly update from Macfarlanes rounds up key developments of interest for M&A lawyers and assesses their impact. This briefing looks at the FCA's latest edition of its Primary Market Bulletin, as well as proposed amendments to the Guidelines for Disclosure and Transparency in Private Equity.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 12 August 2014 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

New EU sanctions against Russia – key steps for companies with Russia business interests

The EU has adopted economic sanctions against Russia, in the latest step relating to the protection of the territorial integrity of Ukraine. In this briefing, DLA Piper looks at the latest state of affairs and sets out what companies with business connections in Russia should do now.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 11 August 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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New York High Court to address 'separate entity' rule for international banks with NY branches

This September, New York's highest court will consider an issue of significant interest to international banks with a New York presence - the 'separate entity' rule. The appeal, styled Motorola Credit Corp v Standard Chartered Bank, is pending in the New York Court of Appeals, as DLA Piper reports.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 07 August 2014 | Practice Area: Cross Border

FATCA, cross-border security and renminbi's internationalisation - banking news

Bakers rounds up recent developments of interest for those working in the banking sector. This edition looks at subjects including the coming into force of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, and the potential benfits of the internationalisation of China's renminbi for European investors.

Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 06 August 2014 | Practice Area: Cross Border

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Bit of a difference - China censures bitcoin while Hong Kong embraces digital currency

Last December, bitcoin prices plummeted after Chinese authorities banned all financial institutions and payment processor companies in China from engaging in bitcoin-related business - a stark contrast to the scene across the border in Hong Kong, as DLA Piper reports.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 04 August 2014 | Practice Area: E-Commerce

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International legal risk for banks and corporates - the law is our servant, not our master

There has been a massive increase in legal risk for banks and corporations in recent years, due to factors including the intensification of regulation and the fact that most of the world’s 320 jurisdictions are now part of the world economy. This A&O report aims to throw new light on legal risk.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 04 August 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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An overview of competition law in Russia

This Goltsblat BLP article offers an overview of competition law in the Russian Federation, tackling subjects such as merger control rules, jurisdictional triggering events and thresholds, and the applicable procedures and timetables.

Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 04 August 2014 | Practice Area: Competition Regulators and enforcement

Bitcoin - bringing you up to speed on the legal implications of a digital currency

Bitcoin is a decentralised peer-to-peer payment system that exists virtually, unlimited by the constraints of countries, government or time. While its use is not yet widely accepted, it is undeniable that interest is rising. DLA looks at the legal implications, as well as the potential benefits.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 31 July 2014 | Practice Area: E-Commerce

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Ukraine crisis update: US and EU expand sanctions and restrict energy exports to Russia

As the Ukraine crisis continues to simmer in the wake of the Malaysia Airlines crash, the US has extended sanctions to three Russian banks, a shipbuilding company and exports of energy sector items to Russia, while the EU has also announced similar measures. Latham looks at the latest developments.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 31 July 2014 | Practice Area: Cross Border

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