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Deferred Prosecution Agreements: the US experience and the UK potential
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 14 2014

Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) have been used in the US for over 20 years. The UK has recently brought into force the laws allowing certain

Enforcement of foreign intellectual property rights - Lucasfilm Ltd and others v. Ainsworth and another
  • Dentons
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • October 5 2011

Once judgment has been obtained, the successful party needs to be able to enforce that judgment against the other party to obtain the remedy granted in the judgment

Facility agreements in 2013: new laws, new terms?
  • Dentons
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 27 2012

During 2012, many of those involved in drafting and negotiating facility agreements will have followed the progress of draft legislation, and other related developments, on FATCA, Basel III and LIBOR

Living wills in the UK and US for systemically important financial institutions
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 24 2011

On October 3, 2011, the Financial Stability Board announced that it had approved "the package of policy measures to be submitted to the G20's November summit to address the 'too big to fail' problems" posed by systemically important financial institutions

US bankruptcy automatic stay thwarts UK proceedings by the Pension Regulator
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 23 2012

On December 29, 2011, the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an opinion in the chapter 11 bankruptcy case In re Nortel Networks, Inc., holding that the "automatic stay" on creditor collection actions outside the bankruptcy applied to prevent the UK Pension Protection Fund and the Trustee of the UK Nortel Pension Plan from participating in UK pensions proceedings initiated by the UK Pensions Regulator

AIFM regulation progresses by inches
  • Dentons
  • USA, European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 17 2010

Hedge funds, private equity funds and other alternative investment funds and their managers have been ever-present on the regulatory reform agenda for the past two years

Should the UK adopt Cape Town’s Alternative A Insolvency regime? Lessons from the US and Canada
  • Dentons
  • USA, Canada, United Kingdom
  • December 11 2014

The UK is consulting on whether to incorporate Cape Town’s Alternative A insolvency regime into English law. Alternative A is based on s 1110 of

Digital and social media rights: playing the advantage or should we call foul?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 15 2014

Football fans' excitement as the long, dark 33 days without top class football finally ended with the start of the Premier League season on 16 August

BBA responds on FATCA
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 16 2012

BBA has responded to the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) consultation on implementing the US-UK agreement on the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA

FSA fines insurer for TCF failings
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • December 22 2011

FSA has fined the Combined Insurance Company of America £2.8 million for failing to ensure it treated its customers fairly