1 October 2020 saw the first announcement of a company intending to list on the International Property Securities Exchange (IPSE), the world's first securities exchange developed exclusively...
One of the most common parts of our jobs as offshore law Banking & Finance legal specialists is advising on security packages as part of pre-deal structuring and fee quoting.
Alternative Investment Funds Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Ireland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Issuers of retail debt securities listed on EU regulated markets must prepare their annual financial reports using the European Single Electronic Reporting Format (ESEF) for financial ...
On September 28, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its final report (Final Report), accompanied by final draft regulatory and implementing technical standards...
ATOZ Tax Advisers
Alternative Investment Funds Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Luxembourg, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Following the issue of the Malta Financial Services Authority's ("MFSA") consultation document on Security Token Offerings on 19th July 2019 which aimed to pave the way to legal certainty for Security Token Offerings ("STOs") in the Maltese financial markets.
Our previous article mainly focused on the scope and principles of MAR, and gave an overview of the three main activities which MAR seeks to curtail – insider dealing...
First Independent Fund Services LTD.
Alternative Investment Funds Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Switzerland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Following the recent market shakedown amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, banks have been issuing margin calls to their counterparties.
Lenz & Staehelin
On September 25, 2020, the Swiss Parliament adopted certain amendments to Swiss legislation pursuant to which the Swiss legal framework will specifically recognize...
As the financial industry continues through its on-going process of consolidation and restructuring in response to competitive, regulatory and technology developments, many successful bankers...
he FCA appears to be adopting an increasingly innovative and practical approach to enforcement against UK issuers that breach securities laws.
The Financial Times recently reported that UK business faces a potential debt burden of up to £105 billion with small and medium sized companies under most pressure.
These ‘mirror trades' transferred billions in roubles originating in Russia to dollars paid into offshore companies based in Cyprus and the British Virgin Islands between 2011 and 2015.
On 21 September 2020, Steven Maijoor, Chair at the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA"), delivered a speech at City Week 2020 in London.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The European Union's financial regulatory regime for third-country access in many sectors relies on a framework of "equivalence," whereby institutions based in approved non-EU
An article by James Whitaker about directors' duties during the pandemic and the rise in punitive claims.
On 9 September 2020, the FCA published a Final Notice in relation to Conor Foley, the former Chief Executive Officer of WorldSpreads Limited.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Almost no part of the business world has escaped the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The lockdowns that sought to control the spread of the virus had the side effect of sucking demand out...