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18 September 2019
Facebook’s proposed stablecoin, Libra, is dominating the headlines. However, growing interest means increased regulatory and political scrutiny. As digital assets transcend national borders, what does this mean for those interested in issuing or participating...
Stablecoins - a global overview of regulatory requirements in Asia Pacific, Europe, the UAE and the US
17 September 2019
Global Intellectual Property Newsletter –23rd Edition – Legal Issues Surrounding the Protection of 'Data' and other IP Topics
11 September 2019
We welcome you to the 23rd Edition of the Clifford Chance Global IP Newsletter. This newsletter has a focus on legal issues concerning the protection and use of 'Data'. We start with the question of whether there is a need for an ownership right to data...
A recent Hong Kong Court reminder to non-executive directors regarding their duty to enquire and investigate in the face of red flags
27 August 2019
The recent Hong Kong judgment of Moulin Global Eyecare Holdings Limited (in liquidation) v Olivia Lee Sin Mei  HKCFI 1715 reminds non-executive directors (NEDs), in particular those with a professional background, of their duty to exercise care and skill...
26 August 2019
Debarment regimes exclude companies from public procurement opportunities following conviction for specified offences. We examine the global trend towards the strengthening of these regimes and how this is likely to affect companies in the Asia Pacific.
12 August 2019
31 July 2019
Global standard setters BCBS and IOSCO have announced that the fifth implementation phase for initial margin (IM) rules for uncleared OTC derivatives will now be split into two phases, with smaller buy-side firms granted an extra year to implement these requirements. Under...
31 July 2019
Protectionism and a looming tech war between China and the West may dominate current headlines, but there is an urgent need to work together to develop global frameworks around innovation and the safety of technology, Jeroen Ouwehand, Global Senior Partner, said...
30 July 2019
Key points of interest include the following: The impact of US-China relations on the merger review process continues to be a concern to many, although the statistics show a mixed picture. In terms of absolute numbers, last quarter saw the fourth consecutive fall...
26 July 2019
In this article, we discuss the emerging demand from investors for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) financing and its potential effects for stakeholders in the leveraged finance market. Increasingly, investors want to know that their capital is contributing...