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Private equity funds risk competition fines
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • January 19 2015

This article examines a recent trend in EU competition law whereby it has become increasingly common for parent entities to be fined for the


The fourth anti money laundering directive
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • December 26 2014

The draft Fourth EU Anti Money Laundering Directive (AMLD4) is designed to update and improve the EU's Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and


Mergers: European Commission approves acquisition of Covidien by Medtronic, subject to conditions
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • December 1 2014

The European Commission cleared the proposed acquisition of Covidien by Medtronic under the EU Merger Regulation on 28 November 2014. Covidien, based


UCITS V brings convergence of the depositary role with AIFMD
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • February 3 2015

Fund managers and investors alike now have a single point of reference in the event that problems occur in relation to the safekeeping of assets or


UCITS V an update
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • December 31 2014

The objective of UCITS V is to enhance investor protection and improve investor confidence in UCITS explains the Financial Services Team. Overview


The Capital Markets Union
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • April 13 2015

The European Commission (the Commission) recently launched a consultation process on a Capital Markets Union (CMU). The CMU is a plan to create


Umbrella pricing
  • LK Shields
  • European Union
  • July 31 2014

This article examines the availability of "umbrella pricing" theories to claimants seeking compensation for damages from cartel members in civil


Merger of Three and O2 has been given the go ahead, but subject to conditions
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 12 2014

The European Commission has cleared the proposed merger between Hutchison 3G (H3G) and Telefónica Ireland (O2 Ireland), subject to conditions


Money Market Funds - international regulatory developments
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, USA
  • September 12 2014

On 23 July 2014, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published its Money Market Fund (MMF) Reform Rules (the US MMF Rules


Back to black (and white)?
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • July 16 2014

As of 16 July 2014 the scope of protection given to black, white or grey (B&W) trade marks in Ireland will change. The implementation of the Common