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German draft law clarifies licence requirements for own account trading

12 September 2019

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On 5 September 2019, the German Federal Government has proposed an amendment to the German Banking Act (KWG) which clarifies German licence requirements for cross-border own account trading (Eigengeschäft) by non-EEA entities. As such, the proposal is in particular...

Conservation Covenants and their potential future use by Developers

13 August 2019

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Conservation covenants are to be introduced in an attempt to provide relevant parties with a new legal tool for the conservation of nature and to facilitate sustainable development. The proposed scheme creates a new private-law right, allowing the enforcement of...

New Planning Requirements for Biodiversity Net Gain

13 August 2019

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The Government has published its plans for implementation of "biodiversity net gain" in the planning system in a response to consultation.  Developers will be required to assess potential development sites against a standardised biodiversity metric...

Acquisition of agricultural real property only for the determined

7 August 2019

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Since 30 April 2016, the possibility of selling agricultural land without restriction has been cut short, due to amendment of the Act on the Agricultural System of 11 April 2003 (the "Act"). The cases in which transactions involving agricultural land...

Nabywanie nieruchomości rolnych dla zdeterminowanych

7 August 2019

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Od 30 kwietnia 2016 r. możliwość sprzedaży gruntu rolnego bez ograniczeń została mocno okrojona, za sprawą zmian wprowadzonych do Ustawy z dnia 11 kwietnia 2003 r. o kształtowaniu ustroju rolnego ("Ustawa").  Restrykcyjnie określone przypadki,...

BCBS/IOSCO announce Phase 5 Initial Margin split

31 July 2019

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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...

The new Saudi insolvency law and its implementing regulations

26 July 2019

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The New Saudi Insolvency Law represents a significant step towards the achievement of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 and to improve the position of Saudi Arabia in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings. It seeks to deliver a law which is modern...

Saudi Arabia: New rules for foreign strategic investors

26 July 2019

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In summary, the FSI Rules allow foreign strategic investors (FSIs) to own Saudi listed shares directly with the intention of “promoting the financial or operational performance of the listed company” (a Strategic Shareholding). The requirements to...