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  • Wannacry cyber attack exposes vulnerability to ransomware; potential issues with cover

    Blog Post

    Submitted: 22 May 2017

    The indiscriminate nature and widespread effects of the Wannacry cyber attack may prompt businesses to review their insurance cover as well as their IT security.

  • Cybersecurity: The commercial realities Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    This session offers an overview of the Cybersecurity market segment, market trends, the threats, the perpetrators, the motivation behind recent high profile cyber-attacks, how are attacks being carried out, what makes these attacks possible and what counter measures should be taken.

  • Recent developments in Debt Capital Markets

    Seminar

    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    We discuss developments in the debt capital markets, including around disclosure standards, comfort letters, market abuse and regulatory capital in European and US transactions. What impact have various new regulations and quantitative easing had on the debt capital markets practice? What challenges lie ahead as a result of Brexit and Capital Markets Union proposals?

  • President Trump's tax plan: impact on multinationals

    Article

    Submitted: 02 May 2017

    Details of the White House’s tax plan include plans to reduce business tax rates to 15% and allow a one-off repatriation of overseas earnings to the United States.

  • Legal Headwinds: UK/EU - Quarterly Report - Q2 2017 Restricted access

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 26 April 2017

    The Q2 2017 edition of Legal Headwinds focuses on key legal and regulatory developments relevant to asset managers and financial institutions operating in the UK for the period from 01 April 2017 to 30 June 2017.

  • Cayman funds: how to comply with the OECD Common Reporting Standard

    Article

    Submitted: 21 April 2017

    A summary of the actions that managers and boards of Cayman Island funds should undertake in 2017 to be compliant with their Common Reporting Standard obligations.

  • Revised Q&A on new ERISA fiduciary rules (April 2017)

    Article

    Submitted: 20 April 2017

    An overview of the scope and impact of the new ERISA fiduciary rules.

  • Seward & Kissel briefing: new hedge fund study published

    Article

    Submitted: 03 April 2017

    Seward & Kissel have published the results of their most recent study examining key trends and strategies currently affecting the hedge fund marketplace.

  • Financial Services Alerter - February 2017 developments

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 31 March 2017

    Issue 109 of this regular bulletin summarising significant legal and regulatory developments of relevance to the fund management and investment banking communities.

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