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British Ports Association calls for a Frictionless Trade Deal with the EU after Brexit
  • De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani Studio Legale
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • March 21 2017

According to BPA's Chief Executive Richard Ballantyne, the number one Brexit related concern for the ports sector is facilitation, with potential

Dodd-Frank’s SEC whistleblower rules take effect
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2011

On August 12, 2011, the SEC's Dodd-Frank whistleblower rules became effective, establishing the procedures for whistleblowers reporting violations to the SEC under section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Act to receive a bounty of between 10 and 30 percent of sanctions the SEC collects in successful actions resulting in sanctions of over $1 million.

Arizona competitiveness
  • Fennemore Craig
  • USA
  • July 6 2011

Among the more significant pieces of legislation passed this year, in a special session the legislature passed and the Governor signed House Bill 2001, which includes new incentives, tax credits, etc., that will allow Arizona to compete with other states to retain and lure businesses.

Final Rules on Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Bounties
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2011

At the end of May, the SEC voted 3-2 to adopt Final Rules on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Bounties.

President Obama creates new Council on Jobs and Competitiveness; appoints GE CEO as chairman
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2011

In recent months, the administration's focus has shifted from stabilizing the economy in the midst of the financial crisis to creating jobs.

New corporate governance code requires transparent salary and fee reporting
  • Castrén & Snellman
  • Finland
  • July 1 2010

The Securities Market Association has published a new corporate governance code for listed companies on 15 June 2010 that replaces the code published in 2008.

Telstra, government reach agreement on Australian broadband network
  • Paul Weiss
  • Australia
  • June 25 2010

In a key breakthrough that is expected to reduce significantly the cost of deploying Australia's planned national broadband network (NBN), dominant state telco Telstra reached a preliminary agreement with the Australian government through which Telstra would contribute its network infrastructure to the US$37.4 billion NBN project.

Confederation of British Industry and PricewaterhouseCoopers publish report on the future of the financial services industry
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2010

On the 20th anniversary of the Confederation of British Industry and PricewaterhouseCoopers Financial Services Survey, twenty leading figures from across the financial services industry have given their views in a report entitled "2020 Vision - The Future of Financial Services" (the Report).

AIMA warns of global impact of EU AIFM directive
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 3 2009

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has warned that the European Commission’s draft directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers would hit fund managers and investors around the world if enacted into European law in its present form.

U.K. Insurance Industry Working Group publishes report
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2009

Yesterday, the U.K.’s Insurance Industry Working Group, which is co-chaired by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling and Aviva's Group Chief Executive Andrew Moss, published its report on the challenges currently facing the insurance industry.