- Financial services (24)
- Company/Commercial (15)
- Funds (11)
- Corporate (9)
- Litigation / Dispute Resolution (8)
- Regulatory and compliance (8)
- Tax (6)
- Crime (3)
- Commodities (2)
- Insolvency & restructuring (2)
- Private Equity (2)
- Business Tax (1)
- Competition/EU (1)
- Environment (1)
- Insurance/reinsurance (1)
- Other (1)
- Professional Indemnity/Negligence (1)
- Real Estate (1)
Sort By: Newest first | Oldest first
The Federal Reserve has issued a final rule that will fundamentally change the way in which non-US banks are regulated and supervised in the US.
While much has been written about the Volcker Rule’s restrictions on banking entities, less attention has been paid to its impact on asset managers who are not banking entities subject to the rule.
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.
There has been an increase in the number of investment treaty arbitrations brought by investors seeking to enforce their rights against states.
The Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority is consulting on new rules regarding the marketing of financial products to retail clients.
As the aftermath of the global financial crisis continues to unfold, financial markets regulators have been criticised for missed opportunities to charge senior executives.
The commercial court considers the date at which loss should be assessed where damages are sought as a result of alleged negligent financial advice.
The final Volcker Rule has relaxed the proposed restrictions on the ability of a non-US bank to engage in transactions with certain investment vehicles.
On 20 December 2013, the CFTC issued a series of comparability determinations for certain swap dealer and major swap participant business conduct requirements.
The draft Finance Bill 2014 proposes a number of changes to the approval process for employee share schemes.
The Allen & Overy Corporate Funding Monitor looks at loan, bond and equity issues to non-financial corporates over the past decade.
Prioritisation and globalisation drive higher fine totals from fewer investigations.
US federal regulators have voted to approve the final Volcker Rule, which imposes restrictions on banking entities’ ability to engage in proprietary trading.
Federal regulators have voted to approve the ‘Volcker Rule’, more than two years after the rule’s proposal in 2011.
Allen & Overy tax partner Lydia Challen has written an article for British Tax Review as part of its analysis of the Finance Act 2013 provisions.
Sylvia Kierszenbaum and Willem Van de Wiele have authored an article in The International Capital Markets Review.
On 5 October 2013, the government of Ecuador announced that it has established a commission to audit the majority of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) to which it is party.
Changes to Belgian law on late payment in commercial transactions to enhance protection of creditors
Changes to Belgian law on late payment in commercial transactions should enhance protection of creditors.
Argentina has agreed a settlement relating to five investment treaty arbitration awards, made between 2005 and 2008, pursuant to which it was ordered to pay a total of over $450m.
A High Court decision gives some useful guidance about the extent of a facility agent’s duties and a warning of the potential risks if a facility agent acts outside the scope of those duties.