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  • The Global LEI System and Other Unique Identifiers Restricted access

    Article

    Last Reviewed: 30 June 2017 / Submitted: 10 February 2014

    An overview of the Global LEI System considering some of its practical implications for financial institutions and, in particular, its relationship to the reporting obligations under EMIR including Unique Transaction Identifiers and Unique Product Identifiers.

  • Cayman Islands extends CRS and FATCA registration dates

    Article

    Submitted: 28 June 2017

    The Cayman Islands have extended the FATCA and CRS registration deadline to 31 July 2017 and released revised self-certification forms.

  • Guidelines for extension and renewal of leases

    Article

    Submitted: 23 June 2017

    ​An overview of the guidelines issued for the extension and renewal of leases under Gazette Notice Number 5734 of 2017.

  • Healthy buildings - unhealthy contract?

    Article

    Submitted: 20 June 2017

    ​There has long been debate over how compensation events should be assessed. This debate has been brought into sharp focus by the recent case of NI Housing Executive v Healthy Buildings.

  • South Africa’s Competition Commission’s recent inquiry

    Article

    Submitted: 19 June 2017

    ​An overview of the Competition Commission’s market inquiry into South Africa’s public passenger transport sector.

  • Newly Gazetted Mining Charter may prove to be unconstitutional

    Article

    Submitted: 19 June 2017

    ​An overview of the new top-up provision incorporated into the Gazetted Mining Charter on 15 June 2017.

  • BEPS

    Microsite

    Last Reviewed: 13 June 2017 / Submitted: 16 November 2015

    This microsite examines the progress of the OECD’s Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) to tackle a wide range of international tax issues, including taxation of the digital economy, hybrid instruments and entities, transfer pricing rules, double tax treaties, permanent establishments and country-by-country reporting.

  • Financial Services Alerter - April 2017 developments

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 05 June 2017

    Issue 111 of this regular bulletin summarising significant legal and regulatory developments of relevance to the fund management and investment banking communities.

  • Financial Services Alerter - March 2017 developments

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 05 June 2017

    Issue 110 of this regular bulletin summarising significant legal and regulatory developments of relevance to the fund management and investment banking communities.

  • 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.

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