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Meritas Capability Webinar - Avoiding Common Mistakes Companies Make When Operating a Business Aircraft
The German Ministry of Finance (Bundesfinanzministerium) circulated a discussion draft bill on the reform of fund taxation (‘Draft Bill’) on 22 July 2015.
The Draft Bill contains significant changes to the German tax...more
The Association Française de la Gestion financière (AFG) – the association representing French management companies – published on 7 May 2015 guidelines regarding the use of stress tests by management companies (Guidelines)....more
The Application of English Law Regulations (in this
section, the ‘’Regulations’’) provide for the application of
English common law and certain English statutes in the Abu Dhabi Global Market, however, these...more
Since the release of the final U.S. risk retention rule (the “Final Rule”) in October 2014, CLO market participants have been grappling with its ramifications and working to devise solutions that permit collateral managers to...more
After a slow start to initial public offerings in the first quarter of 2015, overall IPO activity began to pick up in the second quarter. However, concerns about turmoil in Greece, market declines in China and questions about...more
Capital markets in the United States provide an unparalleled source of investment capital, measured in trillions of dollars, for companies located outside the United States. For non-U.S. companies (which we refer to in this...more
On July 8, the Right Honourable George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, introduced measures in his Summer Budget to abolish what is commonly known as the “base cost shift” as applied to sums received by individuals...more
Central Bank Update Concerning Fund Management Company Boards
The Central Bank has published a document in relation to Fund Management Company Boards including a feedback statement on CP86 and a new consultation on...more
CFO.com is reporting on a study published in a leading accounting journal The Accounting Review (payment required) that reaches the counter-intuitive conclusion that auditor rotation actually impairs professional skepticism....more
Video highlights from industry conference provide insights into the latest financing trends amid a rapidly evolving market....more
In this episode I visit with Ben Locwin, about his thought leadership around risk assessments. Ben has written extensively on the quantitative nature of risk assessments and various type of risk assessments. ...more
The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Summer Budget on 8th July introduced a series of unexpected tax changes affecting the private equity and investment management industry along with the promise of further changes to come....more
The CFTC has combined an entity-level approach with a transaction-level approach in its proposed cross-border uncleared swap margin requirements.
On October 3, 2014, the Commodity Futures Trading...more
In this issue:
- Financial Reporting: Commission Delegated Regulations on Equivalence of Certain Third Country National GAAPs to IFRS
- Proxy Advisers: ESMA Consultation on Best Practise Principles for Voting...more
The first fully Conservative Budget for 18 years, following the end of the Coalition as a result of the May general election, was anticipated to be a 'Big Budget' but in truth it was a mixed bag: the game changers are the...more
On 15 June 2015, the Abu Dhabi Global Market (Global Market), Abu Dhabi’s financial free zone, published the following six new regulations concerning the regulation of non-financial services in the Global Market:
On June 27, 2015 the Italian government enacted the law decree no. 83 (the “New Decree”) that, among others, includes material changes to the Italian bankruptcy law (Royal Decree 267/1942, the “IBL”). The New Decree must be...more
On June 27, 2015, the Italian government approved Law Decree No. 83/2015 (the “Decree”) with the aim of further improving the competitiveness of Italian bankruptcy legislation and facilitating debt restructuring of Italian...more
I love writing articles where I get to discuss companies making history. PetroTiger has been exonerated from criminal FCPA prosecution by the DOJ. That’s only happened once before, in the case of Morgan Stanley....more
Prior to the financial crisis, risk management was often a box-ticking exercise of little or no interest to executives. Since then, however, it has climbed to the top of the boardroom priority list.
The fall of Lehman...more
Action Item: The recently implemented Administrative Measures show the Shanghai government’s intention to relax and simplify the requirements for company domicile registration. However, the precise scope of the Administrative...more
In it, ASIC provides its view on the importance of benchmarks, identifies which Australian and international benchmarks it considers systemically important, summarises the various different regulatory responses and reforms...more
After a four-year hiatus, some of the more controversial elements of the executive compensation rules mandated by the U.S. Dodd-Frank Act are back on the table. This article explores these elements – principally in the...more
EU Capital Markets Union: FCA Responds to European Commission Green Paper -
The FCA published its response to the European Commission's green paper on 27 May 2015 on building a capital markets union (CMU).
A UK perspective on oil price volatility - industry impact and legal considerations -
The dramatic decrease in the price of crude oil over the last eleven months has had ramifications across the globe. With prices...more
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