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Marcel Meinhardt

New regulations on trading with natural resources

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

This article provides a non-exhaustive analysis of the legal situation regarding trading with natural resources in Switzerland, with a primary focus on new regulations and reference to foreign financial institutions.

Donna M Parisi

LIBOR transition: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to stop accepting LIBOR and begin accepting SOFR

Banking - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation recently announced that they will stop accepting London Interbank Offered Rate-indexed adjustable-rate mortgages by the end of 2020.

Rupert Mead

Inheritance tax reform: APPG proposal paper

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Inheritance and Intergenerational Fairness has published a paper proposing a complete overhaul of the existing UK inheritance tax rules.

Sebastián Yanine

Supreme Court decision on bonds, securities litigation and damages

Litigation - Chile
Bofill Escobar Silva Abogados

The Supreme Court recently issued the final decision in a landmark securities case on damages in connection with bonds issued by a listed company in the retail industry.

Sascha Dethof

FCO guidance on B2B platforms: launch of digital agricultural platform approved

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Cartel Office (FCO) has raised no objections to the launch of 'Unamera', a digital trading platform for agricultural products.

John Lane

Cybersecurity in Japan: being aware of your business partners' risks

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

A recent high-profile theft of hard drives containing sensitive personal data has highlighted the need for Japan-based companies to ensure that their cybersecurity measures include processes for disposing of personal data that has been entrusted to them and reviewing their security controls regarding business partners who may come into contact with personal data.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA