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Procedimento Sanzionatorio Consob – Obbligo Di Sottoporsi All'Audizione Personale Vs Diritto Al Silenzio E Alla Non Auto-Incriminazione: Una Questione Al Vaglio Della Corte Costituzionale
20 June 2018
Si può imporre ad un soggetto sottoposto ad indagini da parte di CONSOB in relazione agli illeciti amministrativi di abuso di informazioni privilegiate e manipolazione del mercato di sottoporsi ad audizione personale davanti al proprio accusatore? Può...
Consob's Sanctions Regime – Obligation to be Interviewed Vs The Right to Silence and The Right Against Self-Incrimination: A Question Under Scrutiny by the Constitutional Court
20 June 2018
Is it possible to require a person under investigation by CONSOB in relation to the administrative wrongdoing of insider trading and market manipulation to be interviewed by their accuser? Can this person (under investigation in relation to administrative wrongdoing)...
19 June 2018
On June 11, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court strengthened important constraints on the period in which plaintiffs can timely pursue claims on behalf of a purported class of similarly-situated parties. In China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh, the Court adopted the position...
19 June 2018
The recent dematerialisation of securities in OHADA law jurisdictions has raised an array of questions. This note aims at explaining, in practical terms, the impacts of the dematerialisation of securities and, in particular, the impact that such reform has on the...
22 May 2018
Strong presidential campaign rhetoric may be an indicator of future increased anti-corruption enforcement activity, both in Mexico and the US, when the new administration takes office in Mexico. The following is a discussion of key considerations for foreign companies...
DOJ Announces Policy to Discourage Law Enforcement Agencies and Regulators from “Piling On” Duplicative and Parallel Penalties
21 May 2018
On May 9, 2018, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced that the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") would implement a new policy discouraging regulators and law enforcement agencies engaged in parallel investigations from "piling...
15 May 2018
Ab dem 25. Mai 2018 gilt die Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (Verordnung (EU) 2016/679; DS-GVO) in allen Mitgliedstaaten der EU. Die DS-GVO stellt dabei nur einen ersten Schritt im Bemühen der Politik dar, den Schutz privater Daten angesichts der rasant voranschreitenden...
14 May 2018
The first and so far the only German sovereign wealth fund, which was set up to finance nuclear waste disposal and has assets under management totalling EUR 24 billion (the "Entsorgungsfonds"), has instructed Clifford Chance to provide comprehensive legal adv...
9 May 2018
The much heralded upgrade to the FIDIC Silver Book was released towards the end of 2017. It has evolved considerably from the 1999 first edition but, given its prevalence on international project finance deals, does it cater for the typical requirements of lenders...
U.S. Supreme Court Closes Door to Human Rights Lawsuits against Foreign Corporations under the Alien Tort Statute
26 April 2018
On April 24, 2018, the Supreme Court held in Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC that foreign corporations may not be sued in U.S. courts for human rights violations under the Alien Tort Statute ("ATS"). For nearly four decades foreign plaintiffs have used the ATS...