Global Law Intelligence Unit — 31 July 2014

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.

Latest publications

  • International legal risk for banks and corporates — volume 1 (April 2014)
  • International legal risk for banks and corporates — volume 2 supplement (April 2014)
  • Ukraine: a brief primer on sanctions, expropriations and state break-ups (March 2014)
  • How protective are Ukraine’s international bonds? (March 2014)
  • Cyprus: the stone on the beach (March 2013)
  • The pari passu clause and the Argentine case
  • How the Greek debt reorganisation of 2012 changed the rules of sovereign insolvency
  • Light or shade? The future of bank — intermediated credit
  • The euro — the ultimate crib
  • The euro and currency unions
  • Sovereign state restructurings and credit default swaps
  • State insolvency — what bondholders and other creditors should know

Find out more

  • What is global law intelligence?
  • What the Global Law Intelligence Unit (GLIU) does
  • Members of the Global Law Intelligence Unit

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