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  • Can you trust a machine? The evolution of smart contracts and Blockchain technology.

    Seminar

    Submitted: 24 October 2016

    Partners Ian Wood and Jolyon Ellwood-Russell discuss what smart contracts are, what the current realistic applications are for smart contracts and how far could smart contracting go in replacing human decision making.

  • FINcarceration? Gatekeepers under pressure in the fight against financial crime

    Seminar

    Submitted: 24 October 2016

    This session considers trends in global financial crime, criminalizing corporate failure and regulatory scrutiny as well as considering AML, whether de-risking is risk free and your obligations to protect information versus transparency.

  • Demystifying receivables finance Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 05 October 2016

    The term receivables finance covers a multitude of products offered both by banks and, increasingly, by non-bank financial institutions. This session seeks to demystify what is meant by receivables finance by providing an overview of some of the most commonly used products in the market and exploring the legal and practical considerations that need to be taken into account when structuring and negotiating receivables finance transactions.

  • Information risk (session with board intelligence) Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 05 October 2016

    This session provides an overview of information risk within organisations. We outline examples of information risk and provide best practice reporting approaches to mitigate the risk in a way that helps financial services firms comply with their systems and controls (SYSC) regulatory requirements.

  • Consumer unfair terms: CJEU sets out test for personal guarantees in business lending

    Article

    Submitted: 03 October 2016

    An article on the CJEU test for the application of the Unfair Terms Directive to personal guarantees and security agreements.

  • Iran webinar: protection of foreign investment in Iran Restricted access

    Webinar

    Submitted: 28 September 2016

    Simmons & Simmons, Deloitte Tax practice in the Middle East and the Ravand Institute (a leading consultancy and advisory firm on investing into Iran) provide a comprehensive overview of the key tax law changes as well as the revised and extended tax incentives.

  • Building on solid foundations - an analysis of the engineering and construction industry in the Gulf Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 12 September 2016

    ​This article provides high-level thoughts and lessons in response to certain key business setup and regulatory questions which international companies in the construction related sector should be asking when considering whether to establish themselves and operate in the Gulf.

  • Governing Law, Jurisdiction and Enforcement Risk

    Cross Border Guide

    Last Reviewed: 05 September 2016 / Submitted: 30 September 2012

    A practical guide to drafting governing law and jurisdiction clauses and the inter-related issue of assessing enforcement risk in cross border contracts.

  • Algeria revises its investment legal framework: some improvements but the main stumbling blocks remain in place

    Article

    Submitted: 31 August 2016

    ​The new law on investment promotion in Algeria was at last promulgated and published in the Algerian official gazette on 03 August 2016 (the New Investment Law).

  • Webinar: Lessons Learned from Recent Commodities Disputes Restricted access

    Webinar

    Submitted: 29 August 2016

    This webinar looks at the practical lessons from recent commodity disputes covering the use and abuse of special terms in commodity contracts, the Qingdao case and PRC proceedings to stop payment on Letters of Credit.

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