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Fondazione Enasarco v Lehman Brothers Finance is an important decision in the context of characterising which claims will fall as insolvency-derived claims.
The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of a sovereign state restructuring on credit default swaps.
The pari passu clause typically provides that the bond debt will rank pari passu with other debt or, in the case of sovereigns, other external debt.
This paper explores how the Greek debt reorganisation of 2012 changed the rules of sovereign insolvency.
Shadow banking is an incredibly complex and complicated subject that regulators themselves still do not know how to tackle.
This paper is a summary checklist of the state of the art about contingency planning for a euro break-up.
This briefing reviews the role of the euro in the context of the formation and break-up of currency unions.
Cyprus is a tiny economy but the treatment of its financial problems by the eurozone could have symbolic and far-reaching consequences.
Barack Obama has signed an executive order authorising targeted sanctions against persons determined to be contributing to the ongoing situation in Ukraine.
This note contains a brief commentary on some of the main legal terms in international debt issues of or guaranteed by Ukraine.
Keeping track of the latest European developments, as well as domestic trends and changes, can be difficult — all the more so for multinational businesses.
For most HR practitioners and in-house counsel, keeping abreast of domestic legal developments can be challenging. For those with a multi-national remit, the task is huge.
European Finance Litigation Review — February 2014: litigation concerning banks’ disclosure requirements and more
This quarterly edition of the European Finance Litigation Review contains coverage of the most interesting cases and developments from across Allen & Overy’s European network.
New legislation reforming the Belgian State Council, the supreme administrative court of Belgium, was published on 3 February 2014.
The Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority is consulting on new rules regarding the marketing of financial products to retail clients.
An emissions trading system (ETS) exists within the European Union, established by Directive 2003/87/EC.
Last year was packed with national and international pensions developments. It can be difficult for corporate multinationals to keep track of shifting landscapes.
The Polish parliament has passed a governmental bill to reform the private pension fund sector in Poland despite receiving strong criticism from many economists and experts.
This is the first ruling of this type on article 5(3) in the context of antitrust damages actions and will aid the establishment of English jurisdiction for such claims.
The Commercial Court has jurisdiction to grant security for costs against claimants seeking to enforce arbitration awards in the English court under the New York Convention.