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  • Financial Services Alerter - November 2017 developments

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 05 December 2017

    Issue 118 of this regular bulletin summarising significant legal and regulatory developments of relevance to the fund management and investment banking communities.

  • Financial Services Alerter - October 2017 developments

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 02 November 2017

    Issue 117 of this regular bulletin summarising significant legal and regulatory developments of relevance to the fund management and investment banking communities.

  • Legal Headwinds: UK/EU - Quarterly Report - Q4 2017 Restricted access

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 31 October 2017

    The Q4 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 October 2017 to 31 December 2017.

  • New merger notification thresholds and filing fees effective 01 October 2017

    Article

    Submitted: 26 October 2017

    An overview of new merger notification thresholds and filing fees that will apply to mergers that are compulsorily to the South African Competition Commission as of 01 October 2017.

  • Cybersecurity: Threats from Suppliers, Partners and Professional Advisors Restricted access

    Seminar

    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    Cybersecurity often starts and ends with a business’s own defences. This session looks at the critical threat posed by third parties - outsourcing, partners and professional advisors - and consider the key liabilities that may arise and practical steps which might mitigate the threat.

  • Hot Topics for Hedge Funds Restricted access

    Seminar

    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    This session looks at current hot topics for the hedge fund industry.

  • Initial coin offerings and cryptocurrency: The Wild West of financing? Restricted access

    Seminar

    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    The world of start-up financing has been turbo-charged in the last 18 months through the emergence of “initial coin offerings” (ICOs) - cryptocurrency-enabled financing schemes which across the world have raised billions of dollars in cash in a very short period of time. This session covers the short history of ICOs, the legal issues surrounding them, and asks whether there is a place for legitimate ICOs in the future.

  • Demystifying Commodity Finance Restricted access

    Seminar

    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    The term commodity 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 commodity 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 commodity finance transactions.

  • Financing the next Industrial Revolution: What is in it for you? Restricted access

    Seminar

    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    This session covers capital reallocation from brown to green energy, who’s investing in what and where, and corporates becoming active participants in the energy market.

  • SRD - Standard Repackaging Documentation Restricted access

    Seminar

    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    We look at the impact of the Standard Repackaging Documentation project on the repackaging market and Stage III development.

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