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Brexit Asset Management Update (October 4, 2019)
The FCA has updated the draft transitional direction and draft prudential transitional direction (with explanatory note) under its Temporary Transitional Powers (TTP). Key updates include
European Union
15 Oct 2019
Brexit Breakfast Discussion On Constitutional And Political Issues
We were delighted to host a Brexit breakfast discussion, chaired by Nusrat Zar (Partner in our Public Law practice), on 26 September 2019
European Union
14 Oct 2019
UK Proposes Plan For Resolving Irish Backstop Issue
The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, wrote yesterday to the European Commission President, Mr Juncker, to set out the UK's plan for resolving the Irish backstop issue.
14 Oct 2019
Brexit Planning Full Steam Ahead? Spotlight On Telecoms And Media
As the 31 October 2019 deadline for the UK to leave the EU draws ever closer, uncertainty continues to remain as to whether any such departure will be accompanied
11 Oct 2019
A No-Deal Brexit: The Implications For Disputes
As we approach the deadline of 31 October, it is difficult to predict what will happen. But the prospect of a no-deal Brexit
European Union
4 Oct 2019
Supreme Court Unanimously Holds That Extended Prorogation Of Parliament Is Unlawful
In R (Miller) v The Prime Minister; Cherry and ors v Advocate General for Scotland [2019] UKSC 41, the Supreme Court found that the Prime Minister's advice to Her Majesty to prorogue...
1 Oct 2019
Rt Hon Sir John Major's Legal Team React To Verdict
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP are pleased to confirm that we acted for The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH in relation to the litigation in the Supreme Court concerning the prorogation of Parliament
30 Sep 2019
Brexit Corporate Update – Regulations On The Prospectus Regime
The Prospectus (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019/1234), which will amend the prospectus regime to ensure that it continues to operate effectively in the UK
European Union
26 Sep 2019
The View From Brussels: Ideas To Fix The Backstop – Including Enhanced Extradition
There have been talks but, so far, the UK has not made any proposal – at least not in writing.
European Union
24 Sep 2019
The New Regulatory Regime For Insurance Intermediaries In Hong Kong – Are You Ready For 23 September 2019?
On 23 September 2019, the new statutory regime for the regulation of insurance intermediaries will take effect.
Hong Kong
24 Sep 2019
CJEU Refuses UK High Court's Request For Preliminary Ruling On SPC Applications Based On Third-Party MAs, On Account Of Referred Question Being "Hypothetical" (C-239/19 Eli Lilly v Genentech)
On 5 September 2019, the Ninth Chamber of the CJEU refused a request for referral in relation to the interpretation of Article 3(b) of Regulation (EC)
European Union
24 Sep 2019
FCA Speech On Brexit Preparedness
On 16 September, the FCA published a speech, delivered at Bloomberg, on "Preparing for Brexit in financial services: the state of play".
European Union
23 Sep 2019
Government No-Deal Brexit Planning Assumptions Published
The Government today published an important document related to its no-deal planning (code named "Operation Yellowhammer").
19 Sep 2019
Updated Brexit Legal Guide launched
The outcome of the June 2016 UK referendum on EU membership ushered in a period of increasing political turmoil in the UK.
13 Sep 2019
FATF And APG Publish Long-Awaited Mutual Evaluation Report On Hong Kong
Following the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering's inspection of Hong Kong in October and November 2018, their much anticipated
Hong Kong
10 Sep 2019
Brexit – Impact Of No-Deal For Corporate Law Practitioners
As a no-deal Brexit (i.e. the UK leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement in place) remains a possible outcome
10 Sep 2019
Comments On Labour's Nationalisation And Tax Plans – As Brexit Brings General Election Closer
With a change in Government in the UK by the end of this year a distinct possibility.
5 Sep 2019
Indonesia's KPK Ramps Up Rolls-Royce Investigation With Key Arrests And Charges
Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has charged Emirsyah Satar, the former head of state airline, Garuda, with money laundering and ordered his detention
29 Aug 2019
Dealing With Political Risk In The Manufacturing Business
London-based partner Nicholas Peacock has authored an article for Manufacturing Today Europe, together with associates Jerome Temme and Olga Dementyeva
28 Aug 2019
President Trump Issues New Executive Order Blocking Property Of The Government Of Venezuela
On August 5, 2019, President Trump issued a new Executive Order ("EO"), blocking all property and interests in property of the Government of Venezuela (defined to include the Central Bank of Venezuela and Petr๓leos de Venezuela ("PdVSA")) in the US or in the possession of US persons.
9 Aug 2019
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