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  • The Taxman Cometh

    Séminaire

    Envoyé: 11 October 2017

    Tax experts from Simmons & Simmons and Seward & Kissel present on key UK and US tax topics for asset managers over the next twelve months. The session is suitable for non-tax specialists as well as in-house tax teams.

  • Cross-border jurisdiction problematic when it comes to privilege

    Article

    Dernière révision: 10 October 2017 / Envoyé: 01 September 2017

    Parties need to beware major differences of approach between jurisdictions as to how the courts will approach legal professional privilege.

  • The DFSA issues a General Investor Statement on Cryptocurrencies

    Article

    Envoyé: 19 September 2017

    The Dubai Financial Services Authority (the DFSA) has issued a "General Investor Statement on Cryptocurrencies" on 13 September 2017, warning potential investors about the risks associated with such investments. This article provides an introduction to the issues raised, as well as recent statements or edicts of a number of other financial services regulators on cryptocurrencies.

  • Class Action and Collective Redress

    Outil de suivi

    Dernière révision: 14 September 2017 / Envoyé: 12 January 2016

    Our Class Actions guide considers procedures for and issues relating to class actions, or in most instances more accurately "collective redress" mechanisms, in a number of jurisdictions around the world.

  • Seward & Kissel briefing: SEC’s amendments to Form ADV and Advisers Act

    Article

    Envoyé: 05 September 2017

    Seward & Kissel’s Memorandum looks at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) recent amendments to Form ADV and the Investment Advisers Act 1940 (the Advisers Act) which come into force on 01 October 2017.

  • CETA to boost M&A

    Article

    Envoyé: 04 September 2017

    The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) will come into preliminary effect on 21 September 2017. CETA will eliminate 98% of the EU tariffs.

  • Emirates Law Business and Practice: Fighting bribery and corruption

    Article

    Envoyé: 21 August 2017

    Muneer Khan and Samir Safar-Aly consider the UAE’s Federal anti-bribery and corruption laws, the organisations that enforce them and insights into developments in the US and UK.

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

    Article

    Envoyé: 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.

  • Renewal of FFI Agreements required

    Article

    Dernière révision: 04 August 2017 / Envoyé: 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.

  • Cayman Islands FATCA and CRS reporting deadline extended

    Article

    Envoyé: 24 July 2017

    The Cayman Islands have announced a final extension of the 2017 deadline for US FATCA and Common Reporting Standard (CRS) reporting to 31 August 2017.

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