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19 March 2018
Nationalisation is on the agenda in the UK. The Labour Party says that, if it wins the next general election, it will nationalise the railways, water and energy companies, the Royal Mail and possibly private finance initiative (PFI) companies. This...
9 March 2018
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised the Republic of Indonesia on the update of its US$25 billion trust certificates (sukuk) issuance programme and the issuance of a US$3 billion dual tranche sukuk (comprising 5-year "green" sukuk and 10-year...
5 March 2018
When is a contract rendered unenforceable as a result of illegality? It is a question that goes to the heart of every commercial transaction and is a notoriously knotty problem. On one hand, the law has to deter contractual parties from engaging in illegal...
Overseas Data Seizures – U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument, But Congress Might Get to the Issue First
1 March 2018
When and how can the long arm of the U.S. government access customer data sitting outside of the United States? And what does this mean for the numerous global companies that store consumer data, and for the data of billions of customers around the world? This...
Trump administration heightens pressure on entities engaged in prohibited transactions with North Korea: Implications for non-US financial institutions
26 February 2018
On 23 February 2017, the Trump administration heightened its pressure on North Korea with new sanctions against 27 entities and 28 vessels either registered or flagged in North Korea, China, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Marshall Islands, Tanzania, Panama, and...
23 February 2018
The UK government has issued a response to the EU's proposals on how any transition period should apply. For the most part, the texts are broadly aligned. The UK government's text builds on the draft text in the European Commission's position paper...
TPP11: Modified Approach To Investment Agreements, Investment Authorisations And Claims Regarding Financial Services
23 February 2018
After a year of uncertainty following the withdrawal of the United States, the remaining eleven nations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have reached an agreement that will allow the ambitious trade bloc to proceed. The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement...
9 February 2018
Clifford Chance is pleased to provide the latest edition of our Guide to Anti-Corruption Legislation in Asia Pacific. Our lawyers continually strive to provide the most up-to-date guidance to help you comply with the anti-corruption laws and regulations in the...
Clifford Chance advises Japanese shipowner MOL on long-term contract for pioneering LNG bunker vessel
19 March 2018
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance advised Japanese shipowner Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL) on the tender process to provide a pioneering Liquefied Natural Gas bunker vessel (LNGBV) on long-term charter contract to Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions. This...
6 February 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) is the biggest shift in data protection and privacy legislation in Europe for a generation, with extraterritorial effect, so an Asia Pacific-based company may have to comply even though it is not based in Europe. Failure...