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Derivatives Quarterly Newsletter: 3rd Quarter 2016
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Global, Hong Kong, USA
  • November 10 2016

CFTC Staff Issues Advisory Reminding Futures Commission Merchants and Introducing Brokers of Compliance Requirements Regarding Suspicious Activity

WTO Ruling Clarifies Flexibility in Member Governments’ Regulation of Financial Services
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Global, OECD, Panama
  • April 20 2016

On April 14, 2016, the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) circulated its report in the Argentina - Financial Services dispute

International banking regulators propose revised corporate governance principles: reinforce board responsibilities for risk oversight and governance culture
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Global
  • November 17 2014

In October 2014, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision of the Bank for International Settlements issued its consultative Guidelines on

Anit-corruption enforcement at the World Bank Group: potential debarment and other sanctions for infrastructure contractors engaged on World Bank-financed development projects
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Global
  • July 10 2012

National law enforcement authorities around the globe, but particularly in the United States, Germany, and United Kingdom, have dramatically stepped up efforts in recent years to investigate and prosecute international corruption

Basel III minimum requirements to ensure loss absorbency at the point of non-viability
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Global
  • February 2 2011

On January 13, 2011, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (the “Basel Committee”) issued a set of minimum requirements (the “Loss Absorbency Rules”) for the stated purpose of ensuring that all classes of capital instruments issued by “internationally active banks” are capable of absorbing losses in the event that the issuing institution is unable to support itself in the private market (i.e., it becomes “non-viable”

Basel III Additional Tier 1 Going-Concern Capital and Tier 2 Capital
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Global, USA
  • December 21 2010

As Warren Buffett quipped, "Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked."

Basel Committee issues principles for enhancing corporate governance
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Global
  • November 5 2010

On October 4 2010 the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued a final set of Principles for Enhancing Corporate Governance in the banking sector

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issues principles for enhancing corporate governance
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Global
  • October 19 2010

On October 4, 2010, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (the "Committee") issued a final set of "Principles for Enhancing Corporate Governance" (the "Principles") in the banking sector

Hybrid capital product development: Focusing on Tier 1 and other hybrid capital products
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union, Global, USA
  • March 23 2010

It is our pleasure to provide you with the eleventh edition of Sidley's publication on hybrid capital product development

Recent Basel II guidelines present securitization compliance challenges
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Global
  • December 1 2009

In July 2009, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (the "Basel Committee") issued new guidelines under Basel II that will reinforce the need for banks to review their transactions in order to determine appropriate risk weightings and capital calculations for certain securitization transactions