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New ICMA sovereign collective action and pari passu clauses

6 October 2014


ICMA's new model aggregated collective action clauses and pari passu clause for sovereign issuers offer flexibility to sovereigns wishing to restructure their debts while at the same time providing robust protection to noteholders through the procedures and...

Inversions: Is This the End?

24 September 2014


On Monday, September 22, 2014, the Treasury and IRS issued Notice 2014-52, which makes corporate inversions more difficult to accomplish and diminishes the economic benefit of inverting.  The guidance described in the Notice will apply to inversions completed...

US Banking Regulators Implement the Basel III Liquidity Coverage Ratio

11 September 2014


On September 3, 2014, the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation adopted a final rule implementing a quantitative minimum liquidity coverage ratio requirement for the largest, internationally...

Global Environment Newsletter - Summer 2014 Edition

10 September 2014


Welcome to the Summer edition of our Global Environment Newsletter. This issue covers the following topics: Europe: A new accelerated consenting process for energy network infrastructure. Australia: Repeal of the Carbon "Tax" – what's...

When is an infrastructure bank not a bank?

22 August 2014


With much fanfare, President Obama announced on July 17th the Build America Investment Initiative (the Initiative), which includes establishment of the Build America Transportation Investment Center (the Investment Center) within the US Department of Transportation...

Ban on food imports: Russia introduces counter-sanctions

18 August 2014


Russia has introduced a one-year ban on the import of certain food and food products originating from the US, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway. The list of banned goods is set out in the Presidential Decree dated 6 August 2014 "On special economic measures...

Loan trading across the globe

15 August 2014


The global financial markets have suffered much volatility since the onset of the financial crisis in 2008. This has impacted secondary loan trading volumes, however, 2013 saw the highest volume of loan trading activity (par and distressed) in both the US and...