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  • Countdown to MAR Session 3 Restricted access

    Conference Call

    Submitted: 19 May 2016

    The third session in the series focuses on the provisions as regards disclosure of inside information, insider lists and dealings by persons discharging managerial responsibilities.

  • China strengthens controls over foreign NGOs' activities in China

    Article

    Last Reviewed: 19 May 2016 / Submitted: 19 May 2016

    China has recently promulgated the Foreign NGO Law, under which foreign NGOs' activities in China will be administered and supervised by the public security bureaus.

  • Foreign companies: new public register of beneficial ownership

    Article

    Submitted: 18 May 2016

    The Prime Minister has confirmed that any foreign company that wants to buy UK property or bid for central government contracts will have to join a new public register of beneficial ownership information before they can do so.​

  • Whistleblowing - the international perspective

    Article

    Submitted: 18 May 2016

    Headline summaries of whistleblowing laws across a range of jurisdictions.

  • Whistleblowing hotlines: potential obstacles

    Article

    Submitted: 16 May 2016

    Many employers are considering whether to introduce whistleblowing hotlines. Even if there is no legal requirement to so so, many are assessing the potential benefits of encouraging individuals to raise complaints internally given the impact of the alternatives (particularly for those companies covered by the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the bounty possibilities under the Dodd-Frank Act for reporting financial irregularities).

  • Market Abuse Regulation for Main Market companies and corporate financiers

    Article

    Submitted: 12 May 2016

    An overview of some of the main changes for Main Market companies and corporate financiers.

  • Countdown to MAR - Session 2 Restricted access

    Conference Call

    Submitted: 10 May 2016

    Session 2 in the series focuses on the new EU Market Abuse Regulations as regards market soundings and investment recommendations.

  • Market Abuse Regulation for AIM companies

    Article

    Submitted: 05 May 2016

    ​An overview of the main changes for AIM companies.

  • UK Government proposals for action on beneficial ownership

    Article

    Submitted: 03 May 2016

    The UK Government has recently announced certain initiatives relating to the collection and exchange of beneficial ownership information. These include a proposal to require foreign companies to provide beneficial information before they are able to buy land or property in England or Wales or enter into public procurement contracts in England.

  • Evolution in the Middle East: Iran, Saudi, Cyber, and the key areas of legal change affecting the TMT sector

    Seminar

    Submitted: 01 May 2016

    This session provides a brief overview of some of the legal consequences of the fundamental changes in the geo-political arena which have created new opportunities but also new legal risks for the TMT sector.

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