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  • Financial sanctions

    Article

    Submitted: 22 June 2018

    A selection of financial sanctions related guidance and articles of interest.

  • Regulatory update on the QFII reforms

    Article

    Submitted: 21 June 2018

    ​On 15 June 2018, the State Council of China introduced a comprehensive list of reform directives aimed at further opening up relevant industries to foreign investors, in order to promote foreign investment activities in China, among which include relaxing the restrictions to establish foreign-invested financial institutions, expanding the scope of sanctioned businesses and broadening the cooperative initiatives between the mainland and foreign financial markets.

  • EU blocking statute on Iran-related nuclear sanctions released

    Article

    Submitted: 14 June 2018

    The EU Commission has now "adopted" the much awaited EU blocking statute. What does it do? In short it seeks to provide protection to EU-based companies from engaging in sanctions-compliant business with Iran. It is in effect the EU trying to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive despite the withdrawal by the US. This article highlights the key features of the recent action.

  • International employers - headline guides

    Article

    Last Reviewed: 12 June 2018 / Submitted: 16 November 2016

    High level overviews of the key employment law issues have been reviewed and updated, in all various jurisdictions.

  • Oversight June 2018 - SFC issues consultation conclusions on amendments to the PI Rules

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 04 June 2018

    This Oversight considers the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission’s consultation conclusions on the proposed amendments to the Securities and Futures (Professional Investor) Rules.

  • Singapore: MAS issues warnings on digital token exchanges and ICOs

    Article

    Submitted: 29 May 2018

    ​The Monetary Authority of Singapore has issued warnings to eight digital token exchanges in Singapore and halted an initial coin offering for breaching securities regulations.

  • Making choices around governing law, jurisdiction and forum Restricted access

    Conference

    Submitted: 25 May 2018

    This session runs through the key considerations around the choice of governing law, court jurisdiction and arbitration.

  • Securitisation: The flexible solution Restricted access

    Conference

    Submitted: 25 May 2018

    This session will run through the key features of a securitisation structure, using key features to investigate regulatory, structural and commercial considerations in securitising a variety of asset classes.

  • The Future Now: Distributed ledger technology and governing law - The jumping off point Restricted access

    Conference

    Submitted: 25 May 2018

    A discussion about the hype surrounding DLT. What is fact and what is fiction and is there a blurring of the lines. As part of this, the session takes a look at issues surrounding the cross-border implications of blockchain and distributed ledger technology and use this as a springboard for a wider ranging exploration of key consideration.

  • On the hook: The rise of individual and corporate accountability regimes Restricted access

    Conference

    Submitted: 25 May 2018

    This session focuses on the use of individual and corporate accountability regimes as a tool for tackling key areas of risk within organisations, including the facilitation of tax evasion, preventing money-laundering and corruption, the introduction of deferred prosecution agreements for corporate criminal liability, and cyber-security. We provide an update on current law and regulation impacting clients in Singapore, predict future trends and offer practical guidance on minimising risk.

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