1512 briefings from 400 companies
In a welcomed decision for the derivatives market and the users of the ISDA Master Agreement, the English Court of Appeal recently handed down its judgment in four related cases including Lomas and others v JFB Firth Rixson Inc. Baker & McKenzie summarise the key points to take away.
Company:Baker & McKenzie
Published:02 May 2012
How should investors manage the coming Flight From Liabilities? We argued previously that purchases of US treasuries and US dollars constitute a flight to liabilities, not a flight to safety. But this can also reverse.
Published:01 May 2012
In the current economic climate, it is important that lenders understand how they can enforce security and debt claims. This thorough guide from Eversheds provides an overview of the steps that need to be taken to enforce both secured and unsecured claims in a range of key European jurisdictions.
Published:05 April 2012
This report describes how investment banks and firms in the UK are managing bribery and corruption risk in their businesses and sets out the findings of a recent thematic review. The report also provides examples of good and poor practice regarding anti-bribery and corruption systems and controls.
Published:03 April 2012
This detailed paper from Allen & Overy's Global Law Intelligence Unit aims to discover and delineate what rules there are when a state becomes bankrupt. Areas discussed include the ladder of priorities; collective action clauses; monetary sovereignty; withdrawal from the euro; and much more.
Company:Allen & Overy
Published:30 March 2012
Business Area:Multi Asset
China is currently one of the key growth engines for the worldwide economy, fuelling global expansion via higher output and trading relationships with other nations. This detailed guide aims to demystify the basic laws and rules on how to establish and operate a business vehicle in China.
Company:King & Wood Mallesons
Published:02 March 2012
In this client alert, Latham & Watkins’ litigation team study the case of HICEE B.V. v The Slovak Republic to outline why ambiguous wording in investment protection treaties can lead to devastating consequences for foreign investors should they fail to structure their investments properly.
Company:Latham & Watkins
Published:18 January 2012
This quarterly newsletter from Baker & McKenzie compiles the most significant recent legal developments in the People's Republic of China. Included in this edition are news and commentary on the new China-UK double tax treaty and using offshore RMB funds to invest in real estate and other assets.
Company:Baker & McKenzie
Published:13 January 2012
In this briefing, UAE specialists Habib Al Mulla explain how precautionary attachment differs to executive attachment, how it is governed under UAE Civil Procedures Law and how it is one of the best ways for a creditor to protect their rights and money within the UAE.
Company:Habib Al Mulla & Company
Published:28 November 2011