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Modern Slavery - An Update

United Kingdom - April 24 2017 26 March 2017 marked two years since the introduction of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. As the signature legislation of the then Home Secretary (Theresa

France Adopts a New Law Requiring Companies to Diligence their Supply Chains in Relation to Human Rights, Environmental, and Health and Safety Issues

France - April 21 2017 On March 27, 2017, the French Parliament adopted a Law On The Duty Of Vigilance For Parent And Subcontracting Companies. The law amends the Commerce

Ransomware Attacks: When Is Notification Required?

USA - April 26 2017 Ransomware is one of the most prevalent cybersecurity threats afflicting businesses today. When an attack hits, a victim company must confront the

Understanding PSD2: Key Points to Know About the Upcoming Regime

European Union - April 26 2017 PSD2 allows third-party developers to build payment service infrastructures around the platforms of financial institutions. To achieve this result

Traditional UK Employment Law Means Gig Economy Could Be Hard Work for Private Equity

United Kingdom - April 24 2017 Companies that operate in the “gig economy”, using a largely self-employed workforce, have enjoyed enormous growth in recent years but in the UK

The DTEK Restructuring - The Final Chapter

United Kingdom - April 27 2017 The DTEK group recently implemented a long-term restructuring of its unsecured New York law-governed notes consisting of its US$750 million 7.875

Word of the day - Class Tests

European Union, United Kingdom - April 27 2017 Partner Claire Keast-Butler explains the term Class Tests from the Book of Jargon - European Capital Markets and Bank Finance. Click here to view

China Issues Draft Measures to Restrict the Overseas Transmission of Personal Data

China - April 27 2017 The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) issued Draft Measures for public comment on April 11 on Security Assessment for Cross-border Transmission

Understanding PSD2: Key Points to Know About the Upcoming Regime

European Union - April 26 2017 PSD2 allows third-party developers to build payment service infrastructures around the platforms of financial institutions. To achieve this result

Hail, Hail Freedonia: Frequently Asked Questions About SEC Registration on Schedule B by Foreign Governments

USA - April 26 2017 SEC registration offers certain advantages that non-US sovereign issuers (foreign governments) may find attractive, such as the ability to sell