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By Barnabas Reynolds
It is rare to be asked to assist in producing an entirely new legal regime from scratch.
By Christopher Bright, Paolisa Nebbia
The European Commission has published, on 10 May, its final report on the E-commerce Sector Inquiry (the "Final Report").
By Ethan Harris, Laurence E. Crouch, Laurence Bambino, Derek Kershaw
The Internal Revenue Service has announced that it will recommence issuing private letter rulings concerning whether a distributing corporation's transfer of stock or securities of a controlled corporation...
By Danforth Newcomb, Cynthia Urda Kassis, Manuel Orillac
The number and magnitude of recent corruption investigations, particularly in Latin America, have raised questions about the implications for those doing business with entities ensnared in these investigations.
By Manuel Orillac, Jonathan E. Kellner
As family offices trend toward direct private investments, it is important to consider minority protections and exit options in the context of investment negotiations.
By Thomas Donegan, Barnabas Reynolds, Azam Aziz, James Duncan, Kolja Stehl
Last week, the European Commission published proposals to amend the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), which is the main piece of EU legislation governing derivatives markets.
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 5 April 2017, the European Parliament voted to adopt the Commission's proposed new Prospectus Regulation, which repeals and replaces the existing Prospectus Directive (2003/71/EC)...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 14 March 2017 the European Parliament adopted the text of a proposed directive to amend the Shareholder Rights Directive (2007/36/EC). This was adopted by the Council of the European Union...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 5 April 2017, the ESMA published its report intended to assist the Commission in implementing the requirements of Articles 3(a)(8) and 3(b)(6) of the Shareholder Rights Directive, relating to the process...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 5 April 2017, the European Parliament passed a resolution to adopt the text of its first reading of a proposed directive to codify certain aspects of company law.
By Alexandro M. Padrés
On May 2, 2017, the Mexican government, through the Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos, commenced an international tender process to grant a license agreement in partnership with...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 28 February 2017, the CPMI and IOSCO published Technical Guidance on the harmonization of the UTI.
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 13 March 2017, the Financial Stability Board ("FSB") began a consultation on draft governance arrangements for the Unique Transaction Identifier ("UTI").
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 31 January 2017, we published our quarterly Sanctions Round Up focusing on developments in US economic sanctions laws and enforcement in the fourth quarter of 2016...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 18 January 2017, the SEC announced that New York-based MDC Partners had agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle charges that it failed to disclose executive compensation and violated...
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