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22 July 2014
On 16 July 2014 the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") expanded the Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia and others alleged to be involved in the situation in Ukraine. In addition, on 18 July 2014 the EU published...
21 July 2014
A summary of recent antitrust developments in the consumer goods and retail sectors from across the globe - in Europe, the US and Australia.
16 July 2014
The International Capital Market Association has followed up its consultation paper of December 2013 about collective action and pari passu clauses in sovereign bonds with supplementary questions about how collective action clauses should be structured in order...
16 July 2014
A Clifford Chance team led out of the US is advising GTECH S.p.A. in connection with up to US $10.7 billion in committed financing from Credit Suisse, Barclays and Citigroup. The financing will be used to support GTECH's announced US $4.7 billion acquisition of...
11 July 2014
On June 30, 2014, the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Divisions of Investment Management and Corporation Finance issued regulatory guidance regarding the responsibilities of registered investment advisers or investment advisers...
24 June 2014
The US Supreme Court has declined to hear Argentina's appeal against a lower court's judgment on the effect of a pari passu clause in Argentina's bonds. This leaves in place the decision that if Argentina pays current interest on its restructured...
19 June 2014
FinancierWorldwide.com moderates a discussion on enhanced prudential standards for banks in the US between Jeff Berman, a partner at Clifford Chance, Robin Maxwell, a partner at Linklaters, and Brian D. Christiansen, a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher &...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Sovereign States Are Not Immune from U.S. Court Discovery into their Worldwide Assets
18 June 2014
On June 16, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two decisions with significant implications not only for a long-running dispute between the Republic of Argentina and holders of defaulted Argentine sovereign debt, but also for any sovereign that finds itself subject...
New Challenges: The impact of recent regulation affecting international structured debt transactions
9 June 2014
The period since the financial crisis has seen a torrent of new regulation and legislation cascading through the financial markets. No corner of the industry remains entirely untouched and securitisation and structured debt is no exception – indeed it is...
5 June 2014
On Wednesday, June 4, 2014, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated and remanded Southern District of New York Judge Jed Rakoff's November 28, 2011 order rejecting a settlement between Citigroup Global Markets,...