British Virgin Islands
In response to the requirements of the European Union ("EU"), the BVI has recently enacted the Securities and Investment Business Act, 2019 and the related Private Investment Funds Regulations, 2019.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Les associés Alix d'Anglejan-Chatillon et Jeffrey Elliott de Stikeman Elliott ont corédigé le chapitre portant sur le Canada de la sixième édition de The Asset Management Review
Several members of our global fund finance team attended the 10th Annual Global Fund Finance Symposium at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, 12-14 February 2020.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
The Private Funds Law was recently passed into law by the Cayman Islands legislative assembly. The new law will apply to closed-ended investment funds...
On January 23, 2020, the European Banking Authority (EBA) acknowledged in an Opinion1 (the Opinion) the European Commission's (EC) decision to consider the supervisory and...
Central banks provide credit funding to financial institutions on specific legal terms and in return for receiving eligible collateralization as security against that funding. In the Eurozone...
1. Intellectual Property Rights are often High Value Assets: Lenders will want security and rights over the most valuable assets of a borrower.
Building a climate-neutral, green, fair and social Europe is one of the four main priorities set out by the European Council in its strategic agenda for 2019-2024 (the EC Agenda).
Everyone was talking about big changes coming in 2021 during SFVegas. The talk centered around the demise of LIBOR, the use of SOFR as a replacement rate, market uncertainty and the ensuing litigation that will follow.
The Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates Working Group has published a working paper outlining why, in their view, overnight SONIA compounded in arrears is appropriate and likely to be operationally achievable ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SIFMA provided several recommendations to improve the "covered funds" provisions of the Volcker Rule.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On March 9, 2020, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) updated its guidance for broker-dealers' pandemic-related business continuity plans (BCPs) and ...
When should a basketball-like "no harm, no foul" rule apply to the long litany of loan-level representations, warranties or certifications made in connection with the insuring,...
Everyone was talking about big changes coming in 2021 during
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Kramer Levin's Funds Talk provides legal commentary on the news and events that matter most to asset managers and funds.
A US bank may be interested in a synthetic securitization for a variety of reasons, including risk mitigation through the sharing of credit risk with investors or financing assets that cannot easily be sold or transferred in a traditional securitization.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SEC Office of Credit Ratings ("OCR") Director Jessica Kane highlighted developments in the regulation of nationally recognized statistical rating organizations and solicited feedback on current disclosure obligations.
First, passive investment is anathema to mission-driven ESG investors.
We also look at recent Volcker Rule revisions, developments in the EU securitisation regulation, and initiatives to market and promote green finance.
Womble Bond Dickinson
The London Interbank Offered Rate, or "LIBOR," is a reference rate commonly used in a broad range of financial contracts. In fact, it serves as a reference rate for tens of millions of contracts...