The nature and prospects of “virtual currencies”, and bitcoin in particular, have been keenly debated. These issues again attracted attention when Chinese government authorities issued a notice on bitcoin, defining its status...more
The U.S. capital markets—the largest in the world—have been all but closed to Chinese companies for more than two years. The successful IPO of Montage Technology, and e-commerce giant Alibaba’s announcement that it will seek...more
Welcome to the tenth edition of Baker & McKenzie's Asia Pacific Financial Services and Regulatory Newsletter. This edition highlights some of the key regulatory developments in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and...more
In This Issue:
Major Publications and Decisions; New Listing Decisions; New Guidance Letters; Enforcement News; and Regulatory Watch.
- Excerpt from Major Publications and Decisions:
Chain principle offer...more
2012 was a robust year for both the U.S. leveraged loan and high-yield markets, including record-breaking deal volume for the latter. These conditions provided fertile ground for borrowers and issuers in U.S. markets to fund...more
We are pleased to provide a collection of commentaries on the critical legal issues facing our clients in 2013.
There is hope that global economic and market conditions will continue to improve despite ongoing...more
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