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Safeguard your privilege: lessons from 2014

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Hong Kong
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  • January 21 2015

In 2014, the law of privilege was considered from various angles, with the year closing on a Court of Final Appeal decision emphasising the primacy

Directors disqualified for misuse of investment funds

  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 23 2014

On December 19, 2014, the UK Insolvency Service reported that two former directors of Connaught Asset Management, Nigel Walter and Michael Anthony

Municipal bond interest paid by a bond insurer after an issuer’s bankruptcy discharge can remain tax-exempt

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • December 22 2014

In the aftermath of recent municipal bankruptcies in which issuers proposed andor implemented bankruptcy plans involving partial discharges of the

UK legal highlights: 2014 and beyond

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 17 2014

The EU has published a Directive (201456EU) and a Regulation ((EU) 5372014) reforming the rules governing the statutory audit market. The

Business law update - Winter 2014

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 16 2014

It long has been the law that unpaid creditors of an insolvent debtor can complain if the debtor sells or otherwise transfers any of its assets for

Second Circuit affirms dismissal of Madoff Trustee’s six-year transfer and preference claims

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 15 2014

With several billions of dollars ultimately at stake, the Second Circuit has affirmed that Section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code, a safe-harbor

Financial services update December 15 2014 judicial developments

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 15 2014

On December 12th, the Second Circuit addressed an issue of first impression for that court, whether 28 U.S.C. Section 1782, which authorizes federal

The financial report December 11, 2014 - US judicial developments

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2014

The trustee for debtor Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities (BLMIS) sued to avoid fictitious profits paid by BLMIS to hundreds of customers over

This week at the UK regulators - 2 December 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 2 2014

In a week without concluded enforcement cases, the most important development has been the publication of plans for the further extension of the FCA's

Update banking & finance - Dezember 2014

  • CMS Hasche Sigle
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  • Germany
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  • December 2 2014

It is always a pleasure to bring you the latest news around finance and financial institutions in our Update Banking & Finance newsletter. The topics