Our 2018/19 client webinar series looks at the key changes ahead for the banking and finance industry, from Brexit to blockchain.
For further information on these webinars please contact Natasha Lawrence.
|Focus on BEPS and banking transactions
||We will look at the impact on banking and finance clients of recent and future tax reforms, at both an international and domestic level, aimed at addressing Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).
|Focus on the Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations
||In this session we will look at the draft Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations. We will discuss the purpose of the new regulations as well as the impact in practice of the new legislation when taking security over receivables.
|Focus on Basel IV
||We will examine recent proposals published by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision to amend Basel III and their potential impact on the banking and finance sector.
|Focus on Brexit and transitional arrangements
||In this webinar we will look at the current state of the Brexit negotiations, with a particular focus on future trading arrangements.
Milagros Miranda Rojas
|Focus on recent case law affecting finance documents
||This webinar will focus on recent case law affecting banking and finance clients, including penalty clauses, amendments to contracts and general principles of construction.
|Focus on Distributed Ledger Technology (Blockchain) and Smart Contracts
||In this webinar we will look at the potential applications and impact of distributed ledger technology (DLT) and smart contracts, and the key legal and regulatory considerations in relation to the use of DLT and smart contracts, with a particular focus on the banking and finance sector. Smart contracts, in conjunction with DLT, have the potential to deliver significant disruptive changes to the way in which business transactions are undertaken.
|Focus on alternative benchmarks
||This webinar will track developments in the regulation of benchmarks, adoption of fallback provisions by trade bodies in various markets (including the LMA, ISDA and ICMA) and transition to alternative benchmarks in anticipation of the retirement of LIBOR at the end of 2021.