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Antitrust and competition - the EU weekly briefing (14 March 2016)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom, Denmark, European Union, France, Greece
  • March 14 2016

Commission approves McKesson acquisition of UDG Healthcare in the EEA but refers UK element to the CMA for approval. On 4 March 2016,

Greece and the ISDA when does the English Court have exclusive jurisdiction?
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BLP)
  • United Kingdom, Greece
  • July 10 2015

Given the warnings that Greece may be on the verge of bankruptcy, the risk of Greek counterparties potentially being deprived of access to banking

ESMA - endorses extension of Greece short selling ban and certain aspects of credit default swaps
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Greece
  • May 31 2013

ESMA has published its opinion on the emergency measure by the Greek HCMC under Regulation No 2362012 on short selling and certain aspects of credit

The Euro odyssey: an epic journey or a Greek tragedy in the making?
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union, Greece
  • June 11 2012

The future of the European single currency stands precariously balanced.

Greece triggers credit event and raises questions for sovereign CDS
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Global, Greece
  • May 4 2012

On March 9th, the ISDA Determinations Committee for Europe unanimously concluded that The Hellenic Republic (Greece) had triggered a restructuring “credit event” under credit default swap (“CDS”) contracts in connection with the exchange of its debt with private creditors.

Sovereign CDS: lessons from the Greek debt crisis
  • Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
  • Greece
  • March 16 2012

Greece is proceeding with the largest sovereign debt restructuring in history after its bondholders accepted a significant debt reduction in the face of mounting evidence that a Greek default was inevitable without such relief.

ISDA determines credit event occurred in Greece
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Global, Greece
  • March 12 2012

The EMEA Determinations Committee of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) met on Friday last week (9 March) to discuss the Greek debt swap deal and to determine whether the deal amounts to a “Restructuring Credit Event”, thus triggering settlement under credit default swaps (CDS) referencing the Greek sovereign.

Greece inches closer to triggering a credit event
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Greece
  • February 15 2012

With an enormous 14.5 billion bond maturing on March 20th, Greece continues to negotiate with its private sector investors on the reduction of approximately 100 billion of its total 350 billion of debt.

Greek sovereign debt
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, Global, Greece
  • November 7 2011

On October 31st, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association issued updated information concerning the Eurozone proposal for Greek sovereign debt and the resolution of credit events.

France, Spain, Italy, Belgium and other jurisdictions impose short sale restrictions on financial companies
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • Spain, United Kingdom, Belgium, European Union, France, Greece, Italy
  • August 12 2011

The European Securities and Markets Authority, an organization established by the European Union as its securities regulatory authority, said in a public statement yesterday that some authorities in the EU have decided to impose or extend existing short-selling bans or restrictions in their respective countries due to recent volatility in the European financial markets.