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Listing High Yield Bonds on The International Stock Exchange

By Lucy Chambers, Emily Renouf The purpose of this briefing is to highlight the principal requirements and key issues to be considered when considering listing high yield bonds on The International Stock Exchange (TISE or the Exchange) under The International Stock Exchange Authority Limited’s (TISEA or the Authority) listing rules (the Listing Rules). TISE offers: […]

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By James Heinicke, David Nelson, Fabien Debroise In this chapter we have tried to set out some of the key issues that a lender and its counsel need to consider when entering into a typical subscription (or capital call) finance transaction. We have looked at these issues from the perspective of a lender and as […]

Offshore relocations – moving your family to the Channel Islands

The Channel Islands are a beautiful and secure location offering an ideal base for families and businesses. The traditional arguments made for relocating to the Channel Islands used to revolve around unspoiled beaches, sunshine, great restaurants, golf courses and low tax rates. Those arguments still hold true, but more and more the things that are […]

Cayman securities investment business – changes for excluded persons

* Updated to reflect CIMA Notice published on 19 June 2019 * Entities registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) as excluded persons under the Securities Investment Business Law (2019 Revision) (SIB Law), such as Cayman-incorporated investment managers and investment advisers, should note two recent regulatory changes that require action. AML/CFT reporting forms due by 15 […]

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Shearman & Sterling hires Freshfields M&A telecoms co-head

Shearman & Sterling has made its fourth M&A partner hire this year in the form of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s telecommunications, media and technology co-head Frank Miller.  Miller joined the magic circle firm in 1999 as a corporate associate from New York’s Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz.  He joined Freshfields’ partnership in 2003, where he has […]

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Taylor Wessing breaks into the Netherlands with local merger

It has been a busy summer in the Benelux legal market with a number of moves to and from firms in Belgium and the Netherlands. Back in 2011 Taylor Wessing managing partner Tim Eyles said the firm wanted to open in the Netherlands. It took the firm until this month to confirm its launch, through […]

Walder Wyss advises IRC on acquisition of majority in Transa

On 1 September 2015 International Retail Corporation SA, Givisiez (IRC) acquired a majority stake in Transa Backpacking AG, Zurich, a Swiss supplier of Outdoor Equipment, from the founders and other shareholders. Globetrotter Holding AG remains second largest shareholder in Transa. IRC is owned by Beat Zaugg, co-shareholder of Scott Corporation SA, Givisiez. Walder Wyss has […]

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Olswang’s Carpanini to join Dorsey & Whitney for PE practice push

Olswang partner Fabrizio Carpanini is set to join US outfit Dorsey & Whitney to launch the firm’s private equity practice in London. Carpanini left Olswang after 15 years at the end of the last financial year and will be on gardening leave until 1 November, when he is set to start his role at Dorsey […]

Gateley advises La Tasca on acquisition by Casual Dining

Gateley plc has advised the Management Team of Spanish restaurant chain, La Tasca, on its sale to Casual Dining Group (CDG), the operator of Bella Italia, Café Rouge and Las Iguanas. Gateley’s Manchester office advised the Management Team of La Tasca Holding Limited, the holding company of the 40-strong chain, on the sale. Led by […]

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