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EU sanctions against Russia extended until 31 January 2016

The EU Council has taken a decision to extend the validity of the so-called 'sectoral' or 'phase three' sanctions, imposed by the EU against Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis, until 31 January 2016. The sanctions target Russia's financial, oil and defence industries, as DLA explains.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 03 July 2015 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

A sobering reminder of the consequences of making statements which knowingly misrepresent the facts

In a recent case, Mr Justice Coulson provided a salutary (and sobering) reminder of the potential consequences of putting forward statements of case which knowingly misrepresent the facts, as Nabarro reports.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 10 June 2015 | Practice Area: Practice and Procedure

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A new way to restructure US law bonds? Ukrainian group of companies breaks new ground

A Ukrainian group of companies has broken new ground — first by changing the governing law of its high yield bonds from US to English law, and then by being the first Ukrainian-based group to restructure via an English law scheme of arrangement. In this briefing, Latham sets out the implications.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 07 May 2015 | Practice Area: Capital Gains

Private equity in Africa: context, opportunities, and risks

As Africa continues to attract attention from the investment community, private equity has provided an opportunity for those who want to both contribute to, and benefit from, the continent's growth story. This guide highlights important insights and pressing questions for private equity in Africa.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 01 May 2015 | Practice Area: Corporate reorganisation

Dates for your diary: oil and gas legal developments timeline

This oil & gas legal developments timeline highlights law legislation and cases of interest during the period from 2014 to 2016, covering subjects such as ring fence corporation tax, the Infrastructure Act, the Cygnus development and Russia sanctions.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 09 March 2015 | Practice Area: Corporation Tax

Oil and gas projects in Cambodia: the regulatory framework and prospects for investors

Cambodia has been seeking to promote international investments in its oil and gas resources in order to promote economic growth, provide employment opportunities and generate revenues. This Nabarro briefing looks at the current regulatory framework and the prospects for the future.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 26 February 2015 | Practice Area: Mining

A year in litigation: 2014's most important cases reviewed

In this briefing, Macfarlanes rounds up 2014's key cases and all of the most important developments in litigation and dispute resolution, covering subjects including costs budgeting rules, bribes and secret commission, implied terms of good faith, privilege and injunctions.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 04 February 2015 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud

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China unveils draft new foreign investment law

As part of China's push to improve the climate for foreign investment, the Ministry of Commerce has published the draft Foreign Investment Law. The changes proposed are substantial and could usher in major change - Linklaters looks at the details and assesses the potential impact of the proposals.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 26 January 2015 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting

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Optimism becomes reality: the trends behind 2014's M&A revival

A surge in CEO confidence, underpinning a wide range of transformational strategic deals, turned 2014 into the strongest year for transactions since the financial crisis and, as Allen & Overy's latest survey of global M&A trends shows, optimism abounds.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 19 January 2015 | Practice Area: Management Buyins and Buyouts

Directors’ duty of confidentiality and market abuse 'sunset provisions' - M&A update

Macfarlanes rounds up key recent developments of interest for M&A lawyers, including a High Court decision which is set to prompt companies to review the terms of their directors’ service contracts and letters of appointment, and the latest on market abuse 'sunset provisions'.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 08 December 2014 | Practice Area: Company Administration

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