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FCA proposes to extend the scope of regulatory reporting by AIFMs

United Kingdom - July 14 2016 In early July 2016, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched a consultation on a proposal to extend the scope of regulatory reporting (so

Activist Investor Agrees to Record Fine for Violation of HSR Act

USA - July 15 2016 The Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice announced that activist investor ValueAct Capital has agreed to pay a record $11 million fine to

In Appraisal Case Involving Unusual Business Uncertainty, the Court of Chancery Rejects Sole Reliance on the Merger Price Despite “Robust” Sale ProcessDFC Global

USA - July 15 2016 In In re Appraisal of DFC Global (July 8, 2016), the court awarded an appraisal amount that will require Lone Star private equity fundwhich acquired

Newsflash: ESMA delivers advice on the extension of the AIFMD passport

European Union - July 19 2016 On 19 July 2016, the European Securities and Markets Association (ESMA) delivered its long-awaited (and overdue) advice to the European Commission

Russian focused sanctions: contracts, force majeure and frustration under English law

European Union, Russia, United Kingdom, USA - May 22 2014 Since March 2014, the US and the EU have imposed a series of sanctions against predominantly Russian individuals and some corporate entities

Newsflash: ESMA delivers advice on the extension of the AIFMD passport

European Union - July 19 2016 On 19 July 2016, the European Securities and Markets Association (ESMA) delivered its long-awaited (and overdue) advice to the European Commission

The “Phoney Brexit”: a Tax Guide

European Union, United Kingdom - July 19 2016 After the Brexit vote, the UK now faces a prolonged period of uncertainty whilst the legal arrangements for its exit from the EU are planned and

In Appraisal Case Involving Unusual Business Uncertainty, the Court of Chancery Rejects Sole Reliance on the Merger Price Despite “Robust” Sale ProcessDFC Global

USA - July 15 2016 In In re Appraisal of DFC Global (July 8, 2016), the court awarded an appraisal amount that will require Lone Star private equity fundwhich acquired

Activist Investor Agrees to Record Fine for Violation of HSR Act

USA - July 15 2016 The Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice announced that activist investor ValueAct Capital has agreed to pay a record $11 million fine to

FCA proposes to extend the scope of regulatory reporting by AIFMs

United Kingdom - July 14 2016 In early July 2016, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched a consultation on a proposal to extend the scope of regulatory reporting (so