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FCA opens notifications for temporary permissions regime in case of no-deal Brexit

By François Pfister, Anne-Gaëlle Delabye In order to ensure that investment funds that are currently marketed in the United Kingdom under the European Economic Area (EEA) passporting regime continue to be able to do so in the event of there being no implementation period based on the withdrawal agreement after 29 March (no-deal Brexit), the […]

Changes in the procedure for admission of foreign medical devices and medicines to public procurement in Russia

On 1 January 2019, amendments to the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 102 of 05.02.2015 that provides for restrictions and conditions for the admission of certain types of medical devices originating from foreign countries for the purpose of procurement for state and municipal needs (“Resolution No. 102”). And the Resolution of […]

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BLP’s profits pain

It was a long time coming, but Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has finally unveiled its 2012/13 profit figures. And as widely expected, they reveal a 39 per cent drop in average profit per equity partner (PEP) and a 38 per cent drop in net profit. PEP has tumbled from £660,000 to £401,000 while net has […]

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The past year has seen an influx of international firms setting up offices in Seoul, but have they started reaping the benefits of being on the ground? This summer, South Korea saw one of this year’s largest M&A transactions take place. In a deal valued at €1.24bn (£1.04bn), ING sold its wholly owned Korean life […]

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Freshfields’ Burke quits firm to take up in-house role at private equity house

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer global managing partner Ted Burke is leaving the firm to become general counsel and COO of Boston private equity firm Arclight Capital Partners. The US-born Burke will step down from the role in the first quarter of 2014, a year earlier than expected. His mandate was due to expire in 2015.  Burke […]

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Even the most carefully managed commercial relationships face problems. Often they can be resolved; occasionally they turn into full-blown disputes. Increasingly, those disputes have an international dimension. Our skill is in finding ways to resolve problem situations at an early stage wherever possible and, if not, fighting a client’s corner to a successful outcome. Our […]

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Magnusson adds Ukraine to growing office list

Swedish firm Magnusson has launched its third office in a year, opening in Ukraine with the hire of a partner from Cypriot firm Andreas Neocleous & Co. Anton Prysyazhnyuk, previously managing partner of Andreas Neocleous’s Kiev office, will lead a team of 10 lawyers from a variety of firms including Baker & McKenzie, Linklaters, Russia’s Egorov […]

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