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Back to basics: real estate joint ventures

Joint ventures (JVs), an increasingly popular method of investing in commercial real estate, allow two parties to pool capital and share both the risk and potential benefits. This Nabarro briefing revisits the basic terms and structuring options that prospective JV partners should consider.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 23 March 2016 | Practice Area: Stamp & Transfer Duties

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The Fairfield Sentry Madoff feeder funds case - new guidance from the BVI Court

After the decision of the Privy Council in April 2014, the long-running Fairfield Sentry case has continued with a new judgment concerning the status of the related US bankruptcy court proceedings. The case centres around BVI feeder funds that invested in Bernard Madoff's fraudulent enterprise.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 18 March 2016 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud

A guide to Jersey property unit trusts

Jersey has gained a strong reputation as a prime location in which to establish investment structures of all descriptions, including property funds and property holding vehicles. This guide provides a general overview of Jersey property unit trusts, now commonly referred to as 'JPUTs'.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 17 March 2016 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts

Brexit's impact on investment managers – knowns and known unknowns

This Nabarro briefing looks at the potential impact on the regulation of UK investment managers in the event that the UK votes to leave the European Union in the upcoming referendum. The briefing focuses on three key areas for asset managers and fund managers - the UCITS Directive, AIFMD and MiFID.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 16 March 2016 | Practice Area: Structured products

The man who sold the world: Bowie, bonds and IP securitisation

The recent loss of Davie Bowie prompted much discussion of his musical legacy, but less well-publicised was his contribution to finance. In 1997, he became the first musician to use future royalties to underpin a bond, with what became known as 'Bowie Bonds', as this briefing explains.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 15 March 2016 | Practice Area: Intellectual Property

Make way for the middle: the future shape of the UK economy

The UK is in need of economic growth to fuel its recovery as it exits the recession - but where will this growth come from? This Gowling WLG report forecasts and compares the growth trajectory of the trade of the UK's small, medium and large businesses.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 03 March 2016 | Practice Area: Construction

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Joined-up thinking: cross-border marketing of retail funds in Asia-Pacific

This Nabarro briefing looks at three regulatory schemes, which together, if implemented widely and consistently, are likely to underpin the regulatory landscape for cross-border retail fund marketing in the Asia-Pacific region for years to come.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 15 February 2016 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

Cyprus banks given opportunity to proceed with securitisation of non-performing loans

This Harneys briefing explains how recent changes in Cyprus law have given banks the opportunity to proceed with securitisation of non-performing loans.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 12 February 2016 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

New rules to tax carried interest in certain funds as income - a look at the proposals

The UK Government published draft legislation on 9 December last year amending the tax treatment of carried interest. The new rules restrict the ability of UK tax-resident individuals to treat carried interest as a capital gain, as this Latham & Watkins briefing explains.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 09 February 2016 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes

Iran, post sanctions: the implications for Cyprus, UK overseas territories and global banking

On 16 January, a milestone diplomatic agreement to tightly regulate Iran’s nuclear development programme in exchange for sanctions relief came into force. This Harneys briefing looks at the implications of this development, with a particular focus on Cyprus and the UK overseas territories.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 04 February 2016 | Practice Area: Taxation

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