When examining the lie of the land in private equity (PE) in Europe over the last 12 months, there has been one dominant story – Brexit.
On 4 March 2020, the FCA published a statement in which it made clear its expectations of firms having adequate contingency plans in place to deal with major events, including the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
Ropes & Gray LLP
To mark our ten year anniversary in London, the private equity team reflects on ten developing themes since 2010, and provides bold forecasts and predictions for the decade to come.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
The recent collapse of Flybe has thrown a spotlight on the future of its 2,000-strong workforce, including its international employees who rely on the airline's...
Clyde & Co
On 28 February 2020, the Nigerian Federal Government reported the first confirmed case of COVID-19 or the new "coronavirus" in sub-Saharan Africa.
The UK's registrar of companies, Companies House, is undergoing a transformation.
With the start date for reporting in relation to securities financing transactions (SFTs),
such as repos and securities lending, fast approaching, counterparties will need to
ensure the necessary
It seems that climate change awareness and interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues among investors, politicians, millennials and society at large has reached a tipping point.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Neil Williams of corporate crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli criticises what he sees as a lack of joined-up thinking.
On 6 December 2019, the Witness Evidence Working Group (WEWG) published its report on improvements to the current practice regarding factual witness evidence
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has revised its guidance regarding timescales for compliance with Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) ...
Bylined article by Jason Hungerford and Thomas Ajose on the identification principle obstacle to financial crime enforcement.
With a focus on the rapidly evolving regulatory landscape in the alternative assets space, Directors Rory Blazeby and Richard Hansford highlight the challenges this poses
On January 9, on the heels of the SEC's January 7 publication of the Office of Compliance and Inspections (OCIE) 2020 Examination Priorities (see our recent client alert)
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
The SFO alleged that three senior employees of Guralp Systems Limited ("the Company"), a UK based seismology company, conspired to corruptly ...
Gowling WLG partner and head of natural resources Charles Bond recently joined Mining Journal's head of research Chris Cann for its London Stock Exchange special.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
The above general principle is, however, subject to a major exception in relation to Statutory Requirements.
The Governance Framework describes a principled-based approach for every organisation to consider how well they are governed and enables them to apply those principles and explain
I have quite a broad portfolio but the big piece that I'm doing at the moment is really around environmental sustainability ...
To point out the elephant in the room, Brexit has played a significant role in Chinese investment in the UK.