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Clifford Chance advises The Carlyle Group on its first investment into the banking sector in Nigeria
27 November 2014
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised The Carlyle Group on its investment in Diamond Bank plc. The transaction is valued at USD147million and represents the fourth investment to be structured through Carlyle's sub-Saharan Africa Fund. Dubai-based...
24 November 2014
Foreign investment in Australia is governed by a complex combination of law and policy. Inbound investments by foreign persons in Australian businesses and assets over stipulated thresholds will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis to determine whether the transaction...
20 November 2014
On 18 November 2014 the State Duma (the lower chamber of Russian Parliament) approved a set of amendments to the Russian Tax Code for the purpose of implementing what has commonly been described as Russia's "deoffshorisation law" ("Deoffshorisation...
18 November 2014
Adair Turner is an expert in economic trends and global finance. He led the FSB’s work on shadow banking as chairman of the Supervisory and Regulatory Cooperation Committee which focused on both BaseI III and shadow banking.
18 November 2014
In mid-September, Clifford Chance hosted its second annual conference on non-bank financing – sometimes referred to as shadow banking. The event was attended by more than 100 clients from across the financial services industry, including representatives from...
17 November 2014
Today marks a significant milestone in the internationalisation of the Renminbi ("RMB") and the liberalisation of the Chinese financial markets. The launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme ("Stock Connect") on 17 November 2014...
13 November 2014
Ab dem 1. Januar 2015 gilt in Deutschland ein allgemeiner flächendeckender gesetzlicher Mindestlohn. "Die Höhe des Mindestlohns beträgt ab dem 1. Januar 2015 brutto 8,50 EUR je Zeitstunde." Klingt einfach – und viele...
10 November 2014
Clifford Chance has advised Asia Outsourcing Gamma Limited on the sale of Asia Outsourcing US Inc., the US healthcare business of SPi Global, a Philippines-headquartered Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) business, to Conifer Holdings Inc. for approximately US$235...
7 November 2014
The market infrastructure to support EU derivatives reforms is quickly taking shape. This year has seen the first authorisations of EU central counterparties (CCPs), triggering the first clearing obligation procedure under the EU regulation on OTC derivatives,...
4 November 2014
Pension schemes are important counterparties for firms active in the EU OTC derivatives market and the EU regulation on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (EMIR) provides a temporary exemption from the clearing obligation for certain...