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Six years after the height of the financial crisis, managing regulatory risk remains the main preoccupation of banks — and it’s set to stay that way for some time.
Digital technology and big data might help the industry reboot its relationship with patients and loosen its dependence on old-fashioned blockbuster drug development.
The Volcker Rule took effect on 21 July 2014, but the Federal Reserve thoughtfully extended the initial compliance deadline by one year — to 21 July 2015.
OFAC has issued revised guidance relating to the status of entities owned by individuals or entities whose interests in property are blocked under executive orders.
US banking regulators in recent weeks have given sustained attention to brewing problems they observe in banks’ weakening lending standards.
There were significant developments in relation to Ukraine last week, with both the EU and US announcing significant new measures.
The Global Law Intelligence Unit is a faculty of expert Allen & Overy lawyers dedicated to cross-border law and to helping solve the puzzles of multi-jurisdictional law.
Extension of the sanctions relief provided for in the Joint Plan of Action between the P5+1 and the Islamic Republic of Iran
On 18 July 2014, the P5+1 (the US, the UK, Germany, France, Russia and China) agreed with Iran to extend their commitments under the Joint Plan of Action.
The OFAC has imposed a new set of ‘sectoral sanctions’ against two Russian energy firms and two Russian banks pursuant to Executive Order 13662.
The high number of companies eyeing acquisitions or ventures that will allow them to redomicile their business in the UK and Ireland is a major theme of this report.
The mid-year trends in global antitrust enforcement paint a daunting picture for businesses currently caught in the crosshairs of a cartel investigation.
US congressmen Blake Farenthold (R-TX) and Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) have introduced legislation aimed at reducing the ability of patent trolls to initiate ITC investigations.
This e-alert provides an update on the US and EU sanctions as discussed in previous Allen & Overy e-alerts.
Asset managers continue to face significant regulatory challenges and 2014 marks the first full year of operation for many new regulations.
Barack Obama has signed an executive order authorising targeted sanctions against individuals determined to be connected with the ongoing situation in Ukraine.
The ITC has reaffirmed its power to ban electronic transmissions from the US where those transmissions infringe an intellectual property right or are otherwise based on an unfair trade practice.
President Obama has signed an executive order authorising additional sanctions against persons the US has deemed to be contributing to the ongoing situation in Ukraine.
With the World Cup only three months away, employers need to consider the impact that a four-week international football event may have on the workplace.
Practically every aspect of financial law is regulated and controlled to the highest degree. Not so state insolvency.
The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of a sovereign state restructuring on credit default swaps.