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Culture and ethics in financial institutions: what are the expectations?
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • December 2 2014

In the wake of the financial crisis, culture and ethics have emerged as key themes for regulators, enforcement authorities and courts as they seek to


Expecting the unexpected lessons on sanctions and addressing legal uncertainties
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Russia, USA
  • December 4 2014

With the decision by the United States and the European Union to impose sanctions on Russia came a raft of new challenges not ordinarily contemplated


Reflections from the international arbitration group
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Russia, USA, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Canada, Central & South America, European Union, Middle East
  • December 5 2014

We have seen a number of developments in the oil and gas sector that are likely to be of interest to arbitration practitioners given the causal


Rollback of swap "push-out" rule: expansion of permissible swap activities for banks
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

After much-publicized legislative debates, the scope of the so-called swap "push-out" rule was significantly reduced in the appropriations bill


This week at the UK regulators - 28 October 2014
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 28 2014

No enforcement actions were concluded last week, although the FCA released details of its decision to impose a financial penalty of over £290,000 and


International regulatory update - 20 24 October 2014
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam
  • October 31 2014

The EU Commission has adopted a delegated act on the calculation of banks’ contributions to national resolution funds in all 28 EU Member States under


International regulatory update - 27 31 October 2014
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA, Global, Hong Kong, India, Luxembourg, Singapore, South Korea, China, European Union
  • November 4 2014

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published the results of the 2014 EU-wide stress test of 123 banks. In addition, the European Central Bank


New York Court of Appeals holds that separate entity rule prevents restraint of assets held in foreign banks' branch accounts by New York courts
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2014

On October 23, 2014, New York's highest court issued a ruling answering a question certified to it by the United States Second Circuit Court of


US regulators reverse themselves on Volcker Rule implementing regulations, declare that “SOTUS” restriction on marketing to US residents does not apply to third-party covered funds after all
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

This past Friday, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Fed”) and the other US Federal financial regulators (collectively, the


Russian loan documentation and sanctions: the current state of play January
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Russia, USA
  • January 28 2015

The introduction of the sanctions imposed by the US and the EU in connection with the situation in Ukraine (respectively, the “US Sanctions” and the