• EU v US intermediate financial holding company regimes

    On 23 November 2016, the European Commission published draft legislative proposals to amend key pieces of the EU’s banking and resolution regimes covering the Fourth Capital Requirements Directive (CRD IV)1, Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR)2, Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD)3and the Single Resolution Mechanism Regulation.

    February 21, 2017

  • Business ethics and anti-corruption world

    Welcome to the fifth edition of Business ethics and anti-corruption world.

    February 21, 2017

  • Form 5472: New Filing and Record-Keeping Obligations for Foreign-Owned, Disregarded U.S. Entities

    Historically, disregarded U.S. entities (such as limited liability companies) wholly-owned by foreign persons were generally not required to file any U.S. tax or information returns.

    February 15, 2017

  • State immunity

    When can a state claim immunity from legal proceedings and enforcement of a judgment in courts that are not its own?

    February 15, 2017

  • Energy storage updater

    2016 was the year when energy storage came of age globally. Cost reductions, particularly in lithium-ion batteries, together with an emerging ambition by governments and regulators to design flexible, resilient future electricity systems, drove storage towards the mainstream.

    February 09, 2017

  • Business ethics and anti-corruption: Asia Pacific insights

    Many thanks for reading Issue 11 of our Asia Pacific Insights into Business ethics and anti-corruption matters in the new year 2017.

    January 17, 2017

  • Cultivate - Food and agribusiness newsletter

    Firstly, we are pleased to introduce Kathy Krug (Calgary, Canada) and Shane Bilardi (Melbourne, Australia), our new jointly appointed Global Food & Agribusiness co-leaders and co-editors of Cultivate.

    January 16, 2017

  • Insurance focus

    In this edition of Insurance Focus, we continue our review of legal and regulatory issues connected to the rise of ‘InsurTech’.

    January 11, 2017

  • Insurance regulation in Hong Kong

    The Insurance Authority (IA), head of the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) administers the Insurance Companies Ordinance (ICO) which has provisions gove

    January 01, 2017

  • Insurance regulation in China

    The China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) regulates insurance companies and intermediaries, including agents, brokers, loss adjustors and their business opera

    January 01, 2017

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