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The Legal 500: Real Estate 2nd Edition Country Comparative Guide
All land in Hong Kong (with the exception of St. John's Cathedral, the only freehold property in Hong Kong) is leasehold property.
Hong Kong
3 Jan 2019
Mychal Kendricks Signs Deal With Seattle Seahawks After Pleading Guilty To Insider Trading
The Seattle Seahawks have signed linebacker Mychal Hendricks to a one-year deal a week after he pleaded guilty to charges of insider trading.
18 Sep 2018
Home Invasion: Ownership Under Attack
Homeowners are likely to lose key tax breaks under the Republican tax plan. Particularly under attack are those individuals who own valuable real estate purchased with a mortgage.
13 Nov 2017
Suspended Mortgages Or Buying Spree?
Two announcements today have highlighted the binary nature of corporate responses in Asia to the UK's vote to leave the EU.
1 Jul 2016
Debitori Ipotecari In Default
L'EBA (European Banking Authority) ha posto in pubblica consultazione le linee guida per il trattamento dei debitori ipotecari in default e le azioni esecutive verso gli stessi (arrears and foreclosure) ai sensi della Direttiva sul Credito Ipotecario (Mortgage Credit Directive o MCD).
24 Dec 2014
'Dear CEO' Letter To Mortgage Lenders About Changes To Mortgage Contacts
The FCA has published a 'Dear CEO' letter sent by Clive Adamson, FCA Director of Supervision, to the chief executive officers (CEOs) of mortgage lenders relating to changes to mortgage contracts.
9 Dec 2013
Transfer Of A Yacht In Breach Of A Freezing Order And Contempt Of Court
In a recent judgment concerning proceedings by Russian Commercial Bank (Cyprus) Ltd (‘RCB’) against Fedor Khoroshilov and companies controlled by him, Judge Mackie QC found that Mr Khoroshilov was in contempt of court as he had transferred his yacht for nominal consideration in breach of a freezing order.
29 Oct 2013
President Obama Signs The JOBS Act Into Law And Eases Fundraising Rules
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the "JOBS Act").
United States
1 May 2012
SEC Issues Greatly Expanded Definition of Family Office
The US SEC adopted rule signficantly expanding the number of family offices exempt from registration and investment advisers.
United States
11 Jul 2011
SEC May Extend Compliance Date
In a letter dated April 8, 2011, Robert Plaze, Associate Director of the Investment Management Division of the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), indicated that the SEC expects to consider extending the date by which (1) "mid-sized" advisers must switch from SEC to state registration and (2) advisers currently relying upon the "private adviser" exemption must register under and comply with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 ("Advisers Act").
20 Apr 2011
Final Regulations Governing The FBAR Filing Requirement
The U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued final regulations regarding foreign financial account reporting on Form TD-F 90-22.1 (also known as the "FBAR") on February 24, 2011.
21 Mar 2011
AIFM – The Next Steps
The EU legislative process has already now moved to the next phase - ‘Level 2' - during which the implementing and subordinate measures under the Directive will be produced.
8 Mar 2011
BVI Securities Investment Business Act 2010 (‘SIBA’)
SIBA was enacted by the BVI to become the principal legislation governing the securities and investment business in the BVI. SIBA was enacted on 17 May 2010, together with the Mutual Funds Regulations (‘MFR').
British Virgin Islands
6 Mar 2011
New Guidance on Broker-Dealers vs. Finders
As the economy begins to recover from a severe recession, new companies are being formed and existing companies are trying to grow their businesses.
United States
1 Jun 2010
Market Slump: Some Practical Hints
The recent tumultuous economic developments have led to volatile and unpredictable market conditions. While we cannot forecast what will come next, a number of protective steps can be taken, and these are summarised below.
30 Oct 2008
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