Opinion: Lawyers must be “first line of defence” in anti-money laundering campaign

The Government has taken tough action on money laundering, but lawyers now have a crucial role to play, argue the Minister for Security and Economic Crime, Ben Wallace, and Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC.

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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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After Barbara Jouffa’s recent arrival in the Corporate M&A / Private Equity department, the Paris office of international law firm Gowling WLG is delighted to welcome a new partner, Antoine Pampouille, to the Banking and Finance department. Antoine joins the department alongside Danhoé Reddy-Girard. He acts for French and foreign financial institutions, particularly in structured […]

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