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In this issue:
- Delaware Amends Its Corporate Law to Prohibit Fee-Shifting, Approve Exclusive Forum Provisions and Facilitate At-The-Market Offerings
- SEC Division of Corporation Finance Issues New C&DIs Relating...more
Many non-EU fund managers raising a non-EU alternative investment fund will accept a European investor on a "reverse solicitation" basis; but they won't "market" into Europe. This is often because the cost of complying with...more
In the wake of a number of recent high profile LIBOR and Forex market abuses, the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Governor of the Bank of England established the Fair and Effective Markets Review ("FEMR") in June 2014 to...more
In This Issue:
- A Summary Across Five Continents
- Law and Sanctions
- The Legislative Framework: Whistleblower Protections Across the Globe
- Global Differences: The Cultural...more
A very warm welcome to all our readers to Issue 20 of the Real Estate Gazette.
In this issue, we are turning the spotlight on questions relating to real estate and Emerging Markets.
The term “Emerging Markets”...more
Following an 11-month investigation into UK support for the Hinkley Point C nuclear project, the Commission approved a modified UK support package on 8 October 2014.
Austria announced yesterday that it will launch its...more
The Government's European Union Referendum Bill was introduced into the House of Commons and had its first reading on 28 May 2015. Its second reading debate took place on 9 June 2015; and it was considered in Committee on 16...more
In This Issue:
- Election Result
- The Pensions Regulator
- Case Law
- Other News
- On the Horizon
- Excerpt from Election Result:
Following the General Election on 7 May which resulted in a...more
Who can be sued? In England and other common law countries a civil claim for breach of "fiduciary duty" can usually be made against senior public officials involved in corruption.
When does it apply? A claim for...more
Financial service companies in the UK may soon face the prospect of remodelling their whistleblowing procedures and nominating whistleblowing champions.
The Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 (PIDA) currently protects...more
The UK Government has recently extended United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU) sanctions relating to Yemen, Iraq and the Central African Republic to the British Overseas Territories.
- Yemen (Sanctions) (Overseas...more
It has for some time been the policy of the United Kingdom Government to facilitate operations to explore for and exploit shale gas by means of hydraulic fracturing, or 'fracking'. Just before the recent General Election,...more
As the volume of sensitive data that businesses store ever increases, the use of mobile devices continues to grow and cyber villains become ever more sophisticated, it is perhaps of no surprise that we hear about new...more
Since the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEEA 2015) received Royal Assent on 26 May 2015:
..New bearer shares/warrants (bearer shares) may no longer be issued as from 26 May 2015
In this news letter:
- Preparing for greater supply chain transparency
- Will you be affected?
- Preparing the statement
- How far up your supply...more
The main provisions of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA) will come into force on 1 October 2015. The CRA consolidates key consumer rights covering contracts for goods, services, digital content and the law relating to unfair...more
As increasing numbers of investors now include residential and mixed use properties in their portfolios there are bound to be issues dealing with the residential element of service charges and you really can’t be too careful...more
On 10 June 2015, the Bank of England (“BoE”), HM Treasury (“HMT”) and the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published the final report on the “Fair and Effective Markets Review” which had been launched one year ago with the...more
In This Issue:
- Judgments; Legislation; and Reports.
- Excerpt from Judgements:
Inquest Into the Death of Baby Chloe Lee Kellett -
The Victorian Coroner investigated an infant's death from...more
On May 29, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced the approval of the final orders for two U.S. companies, TES Franchising, LLC ("TES") and American International Mailing, Inc. ("AIM"), settling complaints that...more
UK reaches cap for restricted certificates for the first time.
For the first time since its introduction in 2011, the monthly quota of Tier 2 (General) restricted certificates of sponsorship (RCOS) has been exceeded....more
FRB will extend high-quality liquid asset status to some state and municipal bonds.
The FRB has proposed a rule that would recognize certain general obligation state and municipal bonds meeting the same liquidity...more
Concluding a year-long review, UK regulators issued the final report of the Fair and Effective Markets Review Committee last week, making a number of recommendations intended to restore confidence in the trading markets for...more
On June 4, the British Bankers’ Association (BBA) published its response to a consultation on remuneration guidelines previously published by the European Banking Authority (EBA) on March 4.
The draft guidelines...more
In June 2014, the Bank of England, H.M. Treasury and Financial Conduct Authority (UK Authorities) launched their Fair and Effective Markets Review process with the goal of identifying measures to restore confidence in the...more
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