Financial Markets Legal Update seminar 2018

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Session 1
  • PDF Recent developments in debt capital markets
    We discuss developments in the debt capital markets, including around disclosure standards, comfort letters, market abuse, benchmarks in European and US transactions. What impact have various new regulations and quantitative easing had on the debt capital markets practice?

    10 May 2018

  • PDF Bankers beware recent English case law developments
    A short journey through recent judgments of the English courts on banking related issues, including valuers’ negligence and refinancings, what makes an entity a financial institution and a bank’s duty of care.

    10 May 2018

  • PDF Update on Financial Regulatory - now that MiFID2 is old news
    All of our collective attention was focussed on MiFID2 for the last couple of years, distracting us from the fact that the regulatory space continued expanding in the background. Find out whether any have slipped your radar.

    10 May 2018

  • PDF About banana skins & reputations - criminal liability of directors and managers
    The doctrine of "actual leadership" is under pressure. When does a director (or other manager) come into the "danger zone", what exactly are the risks? Do criminal enforcers really make a distinction between greed and negligence?

    10 May 2018

Session 2
  • PDF Regulatory capital: what you need to know, but were afraid to ask
    This session provides an update on developments in regulatory capital for financial institutions, issuer side and investor side, including in relation to the “CRD V” package and the proposed introduction of senior non-preferred debt in the Netherlands. What further developments can we expect?

    10 May 2018

  • PDF Debt layering and intercreditors issues
    We discuss the various sources of funds and the rights of the various lenders and investors providing those funds (such as (Super) Senior Debt, Mezzanine Debt, Vendor Loans, Intra-Group, Equity).

    10 May 2018

  • PDF Cross-border migration in times of Brexit
    This session details some of the key "migration tools" available - SEs, cross-border mergers or business transfers - to effect group reorganisations to facilitate the required new post-Brexit operational structure.

    10 May 2018

  • PDF What is the impact of the Dutch government’s tax policy agenda on the business climate in the Netherlands for FI and AM sectors
    The new Dutch government has announced its policy agenda to address tax evasion and tax avoidance in the Netherlands whilst at the same time maintaining an attractive investment climate for Dutch and foreign multinational companies. What do the proposed further interest limitation rules, CFC rules, hybrid mismatch rules and revised substance requirements mean for businesses in the financial institutions and asset management sectors?

    10 May 2018

Session 3
  • PDF Developments in asset backed finance
    Recent developments in asset-backed transactions, such as securitisations, covered bonds and supply chain financing.

    10 May 2018

  • PDF WHOA! A lot to look forward to
    We provide you with an update on Dutch and European insolvency legislation. You will hear about both recent changes (such as the key changes in the re-stated Insolvency Regulation) as well as upcoming changes (the Dutch scheme of arrangement a.k.a. the WHOA).

    10 May 2018

  • PDF What is happening to ISDA documentation?
    We experienced the impact that EMIR had on collateral documentation and the rise of client clearing documentation. In this session we discuss further documentation changes that are in the make and new documents you probably want to be familiar with.

    10 May 2018

  • PDF Real estate investing: bricks or shares?
    Investors have several ways to invest in real estate in the Netherlands: either directly in brick and mortar or through a share structure. A choice which is determined by the type of investment and one which will have consequences on the handling, financing and closing of a real estate transaction. We discuss possibilities and developments with you.

    10 May 2018

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