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  • Extension of the Senior Managers Certification Regime - implications for insurers and for the D&O market

    Conference Call

    Submitted: 08 August 2017

    ​We hosted a call with experts from our leading insurance, regulatory and employment teams where we discussed the implications of the recently published consultation papers and the impact for D&O insurance. Listen to an audio of the call outlining the key points for for you to consider and the next steps for your firm.

  • Further AML/CTF obligations relating to Qatar in the UAE Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 08 August 2017

    On 06 August 2017, the Dubai Financial Services Authority (the DFSA) issued a "Dear SEO" letter (issued pursuant to the DIFC Regulatory Law 2004 (as amended)) notifying all DFSA Authorised Firms and Relevant Persons of existing and updated AML/CTF obligations relating to Qatar.

  • Project Finance in the United Kingdom - A regional overview

    Article

    Submitted: 07 August 2017

    A summary of the trends, significant deals and challenges in the region at present.

  • Project Finance in the Benelux region - A regional overview

    Article

    Submitted: 07 August 2017

    ​A summary of the trends, significant deals and challenges in the region at present.

  • AIG OFAC enforcement decision: Lessons in self-disclosure and cooperation

    Article

    Submitted: 07 August 2017

    The recent AIG OFAC Enforcement Notice (the AIG Notice) provides valuable insight into areas that international insurance and financial services organisations should be mindful of from a sanctions-risk mitigation perspective. The AIG Notice also presents some valuable lessons, in light of OFAC’s Economic Sanctions Enforcement Guidelines on some of the potential benefits of self-disclosure and co-operation.

  • Restrictive covenants: the test for severance

    Article

    Submitted: 04 August 2017

    On 21 July 2017, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the case of Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1054, clarifying the test for severance in relation to post-termination restrictive covenants.

  • Renewal of FFI Agreements required

    Article

    Last Reviewed: 04 August 2017 / Submitted: 19 June 2017

    Foreign financial institutions (FFIs) with existing FFI agreements with the US Internal Revenue Service have been given an extended deadline until 24 October 2017 to renew those agreements.

  • Shorter Trials Scheme judgment overturned on appeal

    Article

    Submitted: 03 August 2017

    ​The second judgment handed down under the Shorter Trials Scheme, in National Bank of Abu Dhabi v BP Oil International, has been successfully appealed.

  • Sapin II – The CNIL gives its view on the whistleblowing systems

    Article

    Submitted: 02 August 2017

    Difficulties with the whistleblowing provisions of Sapin II have been addressed by the National Commission of Informatics and Liberties.

  • Podcast 613: Luxembourg Fiduciary Structures

    Video Podcast

    Submitted: 02 August 2017

    Simmons & Simmons partners, Louis-Maël Cogis and Alan Davies discuss the main legal frameworks for Luxembourg fiduciary structures, which are increasingly seen as an alternative to SPV structures.

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