Wigge & Partners | Sweden | 8 Nov 2022
🕑 6 minutes The idea of a pre-agreed release is normally that the security is released (wholly or partially) upon the fulfilment of certain conditions, without the secured loan having been repaid in full. Whether pre-agreed release is acceptable under Swedish law without impairing the validity or enforceability of the security is somewhat unclear, and opinions on the matter vary. This......
Venture North Law | Vietnam | 31 May 2022
The Securities Law 2019 removes the requirement for an approval by the State Securities Commission (SSC) for transactions involving 10% or more of…
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 20 May 2022
Companies should prepare against copyright infringement, misleading ads, privacy breaches, and other risks they will encounter in the metaverse.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, etc. | 29 Apr 2022
A look at fraud, money laundering, and political risk in relation to crowdfunding initiatives, and how regulators are taking action.
Lexology PRO | USA | 31 Mar 2022
The US securities regulator is set to apply heavier disclosure restrictions to special purpose acquisition companies, issuing a clutch of measures that a dissenting commissioner has warned will reduce SPAC transactions to just another form of IPO.
NautaDutilh | Luxembourg | 8 Mar 2022
The Act of 25 February 2022, which, among other things, amends the act of 2 March 2004 on securitisation, has just entered into force. The Act allows securitisation transactions to be carried out under Luxembourg law with greater flexibility and legal certainty, while ensuring effective investor protection.
PHH Rechtsanwälte | Austria | 22 Feb 2022
Demand for high-speed internet is growing continuously. In Austria, current estimates predict investment volumes of €10 billion to €12 billion in order to achieve full coverage of gigabit-capable internet services, making the country an interesting market for debt and equity investors that specialise in digital infrastructure.
Shearman & Sterling LLP | USA | 25 Jan 2022
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently proposed a series of potentially far-reaching changes to the regulation of the security-based swap (SBS) markets. Among other changes, the proposed rules would impose public reporting requirements for large positions of SBSs above a defined threshold. The proposal would also adopt new anti-fraud and anti-manipulation rules that could, if applied......
Shearman & Sterling LLP | USA | 14 Dec 2021
The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association investment-grade bond optional redemption model provision was recently published. This model provision provides issuers, investment banks, investors and other market participants with certainty and specificity in the calculation of the redemption price of bonds. The new language is expected to be introduced throughout the industry......
Ogier | Jersey | 11 Oct 2021
In the first of our new series of banking and finance snapshots focusing on BVI law, our BVI Finance and Corporate partner Christian Burns-Di Lauro…