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Sanctions update - Iran: easing of sanctions by the United States and European Union
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Iran, USA
  • January 23 2014

As reported in our Client Alert of December 2013, the "Joint Plan of Action" reached between the United Kingdom ("UK"), the United States ("U.S."

AIFMD developments
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • May 31 2013

On 29 April, HM Treasury published its Questions and Answers on the transposition of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). This

Comparing agency provisions in the United States and Europe
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • March 12 2014

The Loan Syndications and Trading Association ("LSTA") provides model agency provisions that reflect standard market practice in the United Sates

Are regulators waking up to the need to encourage securitisation?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • November 20 2012

Quite apart from its economic merits, the attractiveness of ABS for investors has become something of a hostage to financial regulation

The European financial transaction tax and the repo market
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • May 24 2013

Certain European Union ("EU") countries have proposed a financial transaction tax ("FTT") which could cause severe harm to segments of the repo

European Banking Authority releases internet payment guidelines
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • January 21 2015

The European Banking Authority (EBA) released 'Final guidelines on the security of internet payments' (Guidelines). These Guidelines are based on the

What price market integrity? The various “Benchmark Reviews”
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • October 27 2014

When the LIBOR scandal first came to light, governments and regulators quickly took the view that "something had to be done" about pricing indices

A guide to the impact of negative interest rates on commodity derivatives and collateral transactions
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • April 1 2015

As the Financial Times notes, “falls in European interest rates into negative territory could profoundly affect the workings of the financial system

Jumping across the pond: syndicating European borrower debt in U.S. markets (part 2 of 3)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • September 23 2013

As our prior post noted, recent uncertainty in the European financial markets has led many European borrowers to look to the U.S. debt markets for

A spotlight on financial crime
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 1 2016

The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) new mission statement has expressed a renewed intent to focus on financial crime, detecting insider dealing