CAT gets its claws out

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much more.

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3723 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Latest Briefings

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 […]

Recommended

Osborne Clarke posts double digit revenue rise at half year stage

Osborne Clarke has posted a 10 per cent increase in turnover for the first half of the 2010-11 financial year. Half-year income stood at £47m, up on last year’s £42.7m. The firm said its four priority sectors – digital business, financial services, real estate/infrastructure, and energy and natural resources – saw an 11 per cent […]

Shanghai

Cooley makes first move overseas with Shanghai launch

Silicon Valley-based Cooley has opened an office in Shanghai, marking the firm’s first move into an international jurisdiction. The Shanghai office will focus on advising companies and investors in high-growth sectors, such as TMT, life sciences and clean energy. Its China practices will span across venture capital fund formation and investment, capital markets and corporate […]

A&O names global corporate co-head

Allen & Overy (A&O) has appointed a new global ­corporate co-head following Sietze Hepkema’s announcement that he will retire in the New Year. A&O Belgium managing partner Dirk Meeus was appointed to replace ­Hepkema following a consultation process and board approval. Meeus has been appointed for a four-year term and will take the reins of the firm’s […]

1

ClientEarth takes Government to court over air pollution levels

Environmental lawyers ClientEarth are taking the Government to court today for not tackling high levels of air pollution in the UK. Mr Justice Mitting will this morning (13 December) hear ClientEarth’s challenge against the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Caroline Spelman, saying that the Government should have complied with EU limits […]

India’s FoxMandal and Little & Co head to court over break-up

Attempts by Delhi and Kolkata-headquartered FoxMandal and Bombay’s Little & Co to rescue their 2006 merger have failed, ending up in India’s High Court. FoxMandal managing partner Som Mandal filed a criminal petition against the management of Little & Co for cancelling the memorandum of understanding (MOU) that was the basis of the firms’ merger. […]

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3723 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here