Spotlight — the global financial services disputes and investigations briefing
Welcome to the latest quarterly briefing on legal developments across the global network. Highlights this quarter include recent developments in Italian derivatives case law, an overview of the amendments made to Spain’s insolvency regulation and the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issuing first-warning notices against individuals.
- Conflicts of jurisdiction for the newly created and appointed Public Prosecutor for Financial Offences
- A new definition of the extent of the obligation to inform in investment banking transactions
- The Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof, BGH) confirms ad hoc obligation with respect to individual aspects of multi-step procedures (Decision of 23 April 2013 — II ZB 7/09)
- The new Companies Ordinance in Hong Kong — major changes to company law
- Market Abuse Regime
- The meaning of gross negligence under the Payment Services Regulations
- Italian fiscal monitoring regime and European law: a further incompatibility?
- Recent developments in Italian derivatives case law: Court of Turin, 17 January 2014
- Arbitration in the Dubai International Financial Centre
- Attachment orders
- Consolidation under the revised draft Netherlands arbitration law
- Conducting group litigation in Poland 2014
- Amendments to Spain’s insolvency regulation
- FCA publishes first warning notices against individuals
- European Court rules on the UK’s challenge to the powers of ESMA under the Short Selling Regulation — United Kingdom v Parliament and Council  C-270/12
Click on the link below to read the Eversheds briefing.
News from Eversheds
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from Eversheds
Technology acquisitions round-up — Facebook acquires LiveRail; Apple acquires Beats Electronics; and more
In this briefing, Eversheds sets out a choice pick of mergers and acquisitions from 2014 so far.
In Carewatch Care Services v Focus Caring Service and Others, Mr Justice Henderson had to consider the enforceability of standard post-termination restrictions.
Analysis from The Lawyer
A new breed of lawyer is smoothing the path for companies entering emerging or unstable jurisdictions
‘Exotic’ investors and opportunities for legal work beyond M&A feature in The Lawyer’s high-level roundtable debate on south-east Europe