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Singapore Enacts New Corporate Bankruptcy Law to Promote International Debt Restructuring

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On March 10, 2017, Singapore's Parliament approved the Companies (Amendment) Bill 2017 ("Act") to enhance the country's corporate debt restructuring framework. The Act was assented to by President Tony Tan Keng Yam on March...more

The Financial Report, Volume 6, Number 3

by DLA Piper on

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco is poised to rule on, with respect to President Donald Trump’s recent executive order on immigration, the question of how much power a president has to issue executive...more

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - February 2017

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

In this newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal US, European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset managers and...more

UK Prudential Regulation Authority Finalizes Reporting and Prudential Requirements for Ring-Fenced Banks

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The UK Prudential Regulation Authority published a Policy Statement, final rules and updates on several Supervisory Statements on the reporting, prudential and recovery and resolution requirements to implement the...more

Uncertain Seas: European Financial and Regulatory Developments into 2017

Charting New and Dangerous Waters - Lloyd George and Epictetus may be long gone but their words have much resonance with the events of 2016. The political fallout from the UK’s vote to leave the European Union (“EU”)...more

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - November 2016

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

In this newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal US, European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset managers and...more

Reducing M&A risks related to national security reviews

by White & Case LLP on

As national security reviews grow in impact, investors need to be mindful of potential adverse consequences resulting from such reviews International M&A deal advisors are acutely aware of the growing impact of national...more

UK Makes Technical Amendments to its Ring-Fencing Legislation

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Ring-fenced Bodies, Core Activities, Excluded Activities and Prohibitions) (Amendment) Order 2016 was published. The Amendment Order amends the Financial Services and Markets Act...more

UK CMA Imposes Behavioural Commitments akin to a Structural Divestment: The Sci-fi Magazines Case

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Divestments often constitute the most appropriate remedy to resolve antitrust concerns in the context of merger control. However, behavioural commitments may also have the same commercial effects as a divestment. This was...more

UK Prudential Regulation Authority Consults on Proposed Approach to Implementation of the Systemic Risk Buffer

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Prudential Regulation Authority published a consultation paper on its proposed approach to the implementation of the systemic risk buffer. The consultation paper is relevant to ring-fenced bodies under the Financial...more

The Financial Report, Volume 5, Number 13

by DLA Piper on

On June 23, just hours after we published our last edition, the United Kingdom voted to exit the European Union. Brexit, as it has come to be known, immediately raised a number of issues of potentially enormous significance...more

Regulatory decisions

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Senior managers regime, certification regime and conduct rules - Crucially, this period has seen the start of implementation of the new regime for individual accountability, although it will take a further year for it to...more

UK Finalizes its Systemic Risk Buffer Framework

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Financial Policy Committee published the final UK framework for the Systemic Rick Buffer for ring-fenced banks and large building societies (i.e. those that will be subject to the UK ring-fencing rules from 2019 with...more

Financial Services Regulation: Exchange – International Newsletter Issue 29 – May 2016

by DLA Piper on

DLA Piper’s Financial Services International Regulatory team welcomes you to the twenty-ninth edition of ‘Exchange – International’ – an international newsletter designed to keep you informed of regulatory developments in the...more

PF Newsletter: LMA Updates - Quarter One 2016

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Legal & Regulatory - BRRD: FCA publishes modification by consent for Article 55 rules - Article 55 of the EU Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive 2014/59 (BRRD) requires European Economic Area (EEA) firms and...more

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - March 2016 #4

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal US, European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset...more

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - March 2016 #2

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal US, European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset...more

The Financial Report - Volume 5, No. 5 - March 2016 (Global)

by DLA Piper on

The buzz phrase of the moment in the financial services industry is robo adviser. On Monday, February 29, The Wall Street Journal published a Journal Report in the Personal Finance Section of that day’s newspaper. The...more

UK Regulators Finalize Approach to Ring-fencing Transfer Schemes

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Prudential Regulation Authority published its Policy Statement on feedback to its consultation on the PRA's approach to ring-fencing transfer schemes together with the PRA's final Statement of Policy. The Financial...more

Financial Markets Disputes and Regulatory Update - Winter 2015/Spring 2016

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In this edition of our Financial Markets Disputes and Regulatory Update, we have considered the key financial markets cases and banking-related regulatory action from the second half of 2015, and distilled them into a list of...more

The Long Long Game: The EU Financial Regulatory Agenda Into 2016 and Beyond

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2016 will mark the eighth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the raft of regulatory reforms introduced in the aftermath of that event and the wider financial crisis will continue to be implemented during the...more

The Financial Report - Volume 4, No. 20 - October 2015 (Global)

by DLA Piper on

Last Friday, the Securities and Exchange Commission published a 41-page report that provides private fund industry statistics and trends. The report aggregates data supplied by more than 2,600 private fund advisers on Form...more

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - October 2015 #3

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal US, European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset...more

Resolution Ready? New Controls For IT Supplies to Distressed Banks

by DLA Piper on

A current "hot topic" for banking technology contracts is termination rights. 1 October brings new statutory controls, potentially affecting termination rights in many IT contracts. For banks in particular, regulatory led...more

FCA and PRA consult on ring-fencing guidance

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FCA and PRA are consulting on their approach to implementing ring-fencing and ring-fencing transfer schemes (RFTS)...more

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