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Distributed ledger technology in the financial market infrastructure

This briefing examines the Project Stella report, a European Central Bank and Bank of Japan joint venture, which details the applicability of distributed ledger technology for financial market infrastructure.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 01 November 2017 | Practice Area: Insurance

Japan's National Tax Agency releases guidance on requesting Mutual Agreement Procedure assistance

The Japanese National Tax Agency has released guidance for taxpayers on the mutual agreement procedure. This briefing examines its contents.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 01 November 2017 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

Uganda M&A activity rises as politics settle and economy recovers

Renewed political stability, investor-friendly tax relief and slowly recovering commodity prices have seen Uganda enjoying an uptick in merger and acquisition activity so far in 2017.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 12 June 2017 | Practice Area: Merger Control

Unruly passengers and how to deal with them

What constitutes disruptive behaviour and what action can airlines take to protect their staff and other passengers? This article takes a look at legalities behind the headlines.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 06 March 2017 | Practice Area: Air

Without more, warranties are warranties, not representations: useful guidance from the High Court

This briefing looks at the recent High Court judgment in Idemitsu Kosan v Sumitomo Corporation, a ruling which provides useful guidance for parties engaged in negotiating share purchase agreements or other contracts.

Law Firm: Mayer Brown | Published: 25 October 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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In pursuit of certainty: ISDA Resolution Stay Protocol coming soon

The ISDA Resolution Stay Protocol, which will be published in the coming weeks, will allow parties to make bilateral amendments to their ISDA Master Agreements to facilitate special resolution regimes around the globe. Bakers looks at the implications for those set to be impacted by the protocol.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 06 November 2014 | Practice Area: Cross Border

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European Commission implements acts recognising CCP equivalence in certain non-EU jurisdictions

The European Commission has adopted four provisional implementing acts with the effect that CCPs in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore will soon be able to be used by market participants to clear standardised OTC derivatives in compliance with EU legislation, as Macfarlanes reports.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 04 November 2014 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities

Avoiding another Lehman: 18 major banks agree waiting period before derivatives termination

Eighteen major banks have agreed to sign ISDA's Resolution Stay Protocol, which has been developed to tackle future Lehman-style crises by imposing a waiting period before the termination of derivatives positions should another of the signatories be subject to an insolvency resolution action.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 16 October 2014 | Practice Area: Securitisation

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Outbound from Japan: the challenges Japanese corporates face in cross-border M&A

Japanese investors are making their presence increasingly felt in global M&A markets. But what is driving this, and what can Japan’s leading companies do to increase their chances of success? This Allen & Overy article looks at some of the challenges Japanese corporates face.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 15 October 2014 | Practice Area: Venture Capital

Global VAT guide: cross-border supplies of intangible services, rights and digital content

As business grows more global, the challenge for in-house counsel and in-house VAT specialists is intensifying. This DLA Piper guide, which focuses on supplies of intangibles, such as services, intellectual property rights and digital content, aims to meet these challenge head-on.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 27 June 2014 | Practice Area: Betting Gaming and Leisure

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