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  • Trends and developments in the VC space


    Date de l’évènement: 29 May 2019

    Simmons & Simmons JWS and Vistra invite you to join us on Wednesday 29 May 2019 for a quick review of the venture capital landscape.

  • Général

    Envoyé: 06 March 2019

    See our menu of training materials.

  • Formal launch of Global Financial Innovation Network and cross border testing pilot


    Envoyé: 06 February 2019

    On 31 January 2019, the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN) was formally launched by an international group of financial regulators and related organisations committed to supporting financial innovation in the interests of consumers. At the same time, a number of these organisations agreed to open applications for firms interested in joining a pilot cohort for cross-border testing.

  • Simmons & Simmons Amsterdam contributes to 8th edition of International Capital Markets Review


    Envoyé: 17 January 2019

    Marieke Driessen (partner) and Niek Groenendijk (associate) from the Amsterdam office have contributed to the 8th edition of the International Capital Markets Review.

  • The role of corporate taxation today and the UN's 2030 sustainable development goals


    Envoyé: 10 January 2019

    This article discusses the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) set forth at the Rio+20 Summit in 2012, what the role of corporate taxation is in reaching these goals and why both in-house tax practitioners and those working in a law firm or advisory firm should pay close attention to the SDGs.

  • Working time - international snapshot


    Envoyé: 14 November 2018

    A high level outline of the working time obligations that apply across a range of jurisdictions.

  • Hong Kong CPD day 2018


    Envoyé: 24 October 2018

    Materials from each of the sessions from our Hong Kong CPD day are now available.

  • Avoiding Pitfalls in International M&A


    Envoyé: 18 October 2018

    The following is a list of topics you will frequently come across in international M&A or restructuring projects. It goes without saying that neither the list, nor the examples of the countries illustrating a topic are exhaustive. If you are handling an international deal and looking for answers on foreign legal matters one or the other item of this watchlist will hopefully be of assistance - or it may at least help determining the right questions to ask.

  • Predicting the Future of Cryptoassets


    Envoyé: 17 October 2018

    In this session an industry leading panel discussed the rapid development of crypto funds and exchanges over the past few years, the challenges associated in establishing these funds and the opportunities they present.

  • Labour laws in Hong Kong and the PRC: What do employers most need to know?


    Envoyé: 17 October 2018

    This session provided an alert on a number of key points which are relevant for employers to note arising under labour laws of (respectively) mainland PRC and Hong Kong. (NB: The session was aimed at persons who do not regularly work in the area of employment law.) The PRC section, delivered by our two Shanghai-based employment partners, covered items such as: how to create protection from the actions of a recalcitrant employee; difficulties in effecting dismissals; and requirements of local law as to contracts for both Chinese and foreign nationals. The Hong Kong speakers’ topics included: rights of buy-out; case law relating to bonus claims; good practice in dealing with harassment grievances and claims; and, again, use of covenants to protect employers’ interests.

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