Davenport closes three film deals

Davenport Lyons has completed a hat trick of major pieces of film finance deals – two for longstanding client Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

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Update on EC proposals to amend UCITS, AIFMD, EuVECA and ELTIF to facilitate cross-border distribution

On 12 March 2018, the European Commission issued a proposal for a new regulation (the Regulation) and a new directive (the Directive) concerning the cross-border distribution of collective investment funds amending inter alia UCITS (the UCITS Directive), AIFMD, EuVECA and EuSEF (the Proposals). Please find below a summary of the main changes under the Proposals. What will change under the Proposals?

MEES: What information is required to register an exemption?

By Maria Connolly Since 1 April, it has been unlawful for a landlord to let a property with an EPC rating of below E, unless an exemption has been registered on the PRS Exemptions Register. The government has released guidance on the evidence required to register an exemption on the PRS Exemptions Register…

Getting the Deal Through: Fund Management 2018, Luxembourg edition

Fund Management traces the regulatory and legislative obligations facing fund managers balancing the need to maximise investment returns whilst also ensuring adequate investor protections in an increasingly challenging regulatory environment. Topics are written by leading experts and include: authorities responsible for fund regulation; licensing processes; territorial scope of regulation; required authorisations of fund marketing activities; […]

Financial Regulatory News Updates – April 2018

The Financial Regulatory News Updates: an overview in which Loyens & Loeff’s Banking and Finance Practice Group highlights recent legislative developments and publications of supervisory authorities in the financial markets…

Dutch coal exit proposed by new draft bill

On 19 May 2018 the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (hereinafter: ‘the Minister’) published its draft bill (in Dutch only) on the Prohibition of the use of coal by power producers for public consultation (hereinafter: ‘the draft bill’). The basis of the draft bill derives from international (the Paris Agreement in 2015) and national (the […]

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Firms wait on MoD's choice for Scotland

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is choosing a law firm to handle its provision of all legal services in Scotland. According to an MoD spokesman, the decision, based on a tendering process, should be announced in the next two weeks. The successful firm will advise the MoD on all its Scottish affairs for five years.Scottish […]

Govt working time plans under fire

A Government consultation paper proposing changes to the UK’s working time regulations is unlawful, senior employment lawyers claim. The paper aims to put the UK in line with the European Working Time Directive. The UK was found to be breaching it by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the recent case brought by the […]

Barrett-Williams quits head of legal post at ORR

Head of legal at the Office of the Rail Regulator (ORR) Sally Barrett-Williams has unexpectedly quit her post after less than a year. Barrett-Williams had plans for ORR involving the development and recruitment of the legal team. She explained in an interview with The Lawyer (18 June) that she also wanted to expand the organisation’s […]

North Eastern Circuit members vote to exclude employed bar

Just 7 per cent of members of the North Eastern Circuit voted on the future of its employed barrister members following an amendment to earlier plans to ban them from membership. The new resolution proposed to allow employed barristers to become ‘associate members’ of the circuit. This is a significant sea change from the original […]

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