The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published its new 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code (2018 Code) on July 16, 2018, together with revised Guidance on Board Effectiveness (guidance) which supplements the 2018 Code by suggesting good practice to assist companies in applying the 2018 Code's Principles and reporting on that application.
July 18, 2018
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Third party releases are provisions that release non-debtors, such as officers, directors, shareholders, or non-debtor affiliates, from claims and causes of action held by creditors or other non-debtor parties.
July 16, 2018
Australian insolvency laws recently underwent the most comprehensive review and reform since the early 1990s.
We are pleased to announce that we have expanded our Restructuring Newswire to include articles from all the jurisdictions worldwide.
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At the moment, a contract can prohibit or restrict the parties’ ability to assign or transfer rights created under the contract.
July 05, 2018
It is less than a year to go before the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019. Despite this many financial services firms continue their journey into the unknown with little concrete information being made available by the UK Government.
June 27, 2018
In April 2018, the Pension Regulator (the Regulator) released guidance for trustees on the new regime for bulk transfers between trust arrangements offering ‘pure’ money purchase or defined contribution (DC) benefits. This follows the coming into force on April 6, 2018 of amendments to the Occupational Pension Schemes (Preservation of Benefits) Regulations 1991 (the Preservation Regulations). These changes represent the culmination of a long-standing regulatory objective to facilitate the consolidation of small DC trust arrangements to improve the management, governance and efficiency of vehicles offering DC pension benefits.
June 25, 2018
The big issues facing the asset management sector continue to be the assimilation of regulatory change, the adoption of new and developing technologies and the considerable economic pressures on asset managers which in many cases are driving industry consolidation.
June 21, 2018
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