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20 September 2017
The latest development in the EU prospectus regime feels like the scoring in an Olympic fencing match. In a word, baffling.
Key Issues in English Language Disclosure in Japan – Samurai Bond Issuance under the Foreign Company Securities Registration Statement [Japanese]
4 September 2017
In December 2016, a UK financial holding company, Lloyds Banking Group plc, issued Japanese yen denominated bonds (in the aggregate principal amount of JPY6.1 billion) for the first time in Japan. This inaugural issuance, based on the FCSRS filed in November...
7 August 2017
使用科技以提供、增强或者“扰乱”金融服务正在改变 着这个行业。无论是正在升级现有金融服务的传统金融 机构，还是正在开发创新产品的新兴企业，或者是正在 考虑当前监管体制是否适宜的主管部门或行业协会，这 份综述将会帮助您在亚太地区复杂的金融科技产品监管 框架中找到方向。
31 July 2017
Initial coin offerings or ICOs are growing rapidly. Essentially a method of crowdfunding facilitated through blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies, ICOs are reported to have raised almost $1.3 billion globally from the start of 2017 despite being denounced...
28 July 2017
Although a bedrock of the financial markets for over 30 years, LIBOR has been under pressure ever since the Wheatley Review, and a speech by Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority on 27 July heralds its potential demise. Market...
18 July 2017
Key points of interest include the following: Latest merger control statistics from China – 1 conditional clearance (Dow/DuPont) and 77 unconditional clearances, including Reckitt Benckiser's acquisition of Mead Johnson which was filed as a simple...
Failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion: The new extra-territorial UK criminal offence and its impact on Asian financial institutions
26 June 2017
The UK has enacted a new corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion by employees and other associated persons. It is highly extra-territorial, applies to financial institutions and other businesses worldwide, and can apply...
16 June 2017
The use of technology to deliver, enhance or “disrupt” financial services is transforming the sector. Whether you are an established institution upgrading the existing financial services that you offer, a new entrant launching a groundbreaking product,...
7 June 2017
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance advised JTB Corp., a leading Japanese travel services company, on its acquisition of Kuoni Travel Investments Ltd. (Kuoni Global Travel Services). Kuoni Global Travel Services is one of the world's leading travel...
1 June 2017
The spotlight on anti-bribery and corruption compliance programmes continues to intensify as a number of countries adopt measures designed to make it easier to prosecute companies. Most significantly, France’s Sapin II law requires companies subject to the...