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The Bitcoin Patent - Only A Matter Of Time?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • August 26 2016

The birth of Bitcoin came in 2008 in a paper entitled "Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System" by the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto. The


Would you sell your own grandfather?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2016

The dust has largely settled since the shock rise in SDLT rates on commercial property transactions announced in the Budget on 16 March. However, the


EU merger control complications for Chinese SOE transactions
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • May 24 2016

The European Commission recently published its decision clearing the joint acquisition by Electricité de France S.A. (EDF) and China General Nuclear


Commerce Department reinstates mandatory survey for financial services providers transacting business abroad
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

On June 19, 2015, the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reinstated reporting requirements for the BE-180, which is


President signs bill granting commercial end-users and financial cooperatives relief from mandatory margin requirements for uncleared swaps
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • January 22 2015

On January 12, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Business Risk Mitigation and Price Stabilization Act of 2015 (the Amendment), which amends


Changes to the Singapore Companies Act (Cap.50)
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Singapore
  • January 19 2015

The Singapore Companies Act (Chapter 50) (the "CA") is the primary legislation regulating corporate entities in Singapore. Ensuring the CA is kept


Changes to the Singapore Companies Act (Cap.50)
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Singapore
  • January 5 2015

The Singapore Companies Act (Chapter 50) (the "CA") is the primary legislation regulating corporate entities in Singapore. Ensuring the CA is kept


SEC joins other federal regulators in approving final risk-retention rule for securitization transactions
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • November 21 2014

On October 22, the SEC joined with five other federal agencies (the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Department of Housing and


Global payments newsletter - August 2014
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • August 8 2014

Update on the Payment Accounts Directive (PAD). On 23 July 2014, the Council of the EU adopted the PAD text in its current form. The Directive will


The scope and nature of warranties - recent case law
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2013

In a decision that may have implications for the disclosure process, the Court of Appeal has held that a warranty should be interpreted on a