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Hedge Funds Word of the Day™ – 10b5-1 Plan
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Welcome to Manufacturing Matters, DLA Piper’s specialist publication providing a round-up of legal news, sector updates and commentary for clients and contacts engaged in the manufacturing sector.
The UK Manufacturing...more
In this issue:
- SEC Releases Strategic Plan for 2014–2018
- House Passes Bill H.R. 5405 “Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act”
- FINRA Board Approves Several Rulemaking Items...more
Recent events in Ukraine and the Middle East have expanded sanctions placed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) against certain foreign financial institutions and individuals. This...more
Risk management continues to be at the top of regulatory agendas, and the OCC has taken the opportunity to offer its heightened risk guidelines for large financial institutions of more than $50 million in average consolidated...more
More than two dozen senior executives, including lawyers from Latham & Watkin's Hong Kong and Singapore offices, led presentations and panel discussions at an industry conference focused on the Philippine bond market, hosted...more
COMPANY LAW -
Some general matters relating to company law in Australia are discussed below.
REGULATORY SCHEME -
The Corporations Act principally regulates companies, their incorporation, the acquisition...more
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Latham & Watkins co-hosted a senior level industry summit with ASIFMA in Hong Kong entitled "Maximizing Outcomes in Upcoming Restructurings." Latham & Watkins' partner Tim Gerdner shares insights from the summit....more
Latham & Watkins co-hosted a senior level industry summit with ASIFMA in Hong Kong entitled "Maximizing Outcomes in Upcoming Restructurings." Lindsay Chu, Managing Director, HSBC, Hong Kong, shares insights from the summit....more
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Latham & Watkins co-hosted a senior level industry summit with ASIFMA in Hong Kong entitled "Maximizing Outcomes in Upcoming Restructurings." Latham & Watkins' partner Rajiv Gupta shares insights from the summit....more
Bennett Jones senior advisor David Dodge, OC, presents the Bennett Jones Spring 2014 Economic Outlook, written by himself and other firm advisors Richard Dion and John M. Weekes. In the Outlook, the authors describe the most...more
Latham & Watkins co-hosted a senior level industry summit with ASIFMA in Hong Kong entitled "Maximizing Outcomes in Upcoming Restructurings." Ben Simpendorfer, Managing Director of Silk Road Assoicates, shares insights from...more
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Latham & Watkins co-hosted a senior level industry summit with ASIFMA in Hong Kong entitled "Maximizing Outcomes in Upcoming Restructurings." Latham & Watkins' partner David Heller shares insights from the summit....more
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