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Not set in stone – Hong Kong court approves post-implementation modifications to scheme of arrangement

The Hong Kong High Court has given a rare order for modifications to a scheme of arrangement after it had been implemented incorrectly by the scheme administrators. Drawing on instances in...

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ESG and Mining: Influence on Investment Protection and Disputes
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Investment arbitration therefore has a potentially growing role in resolving ESG-related disputes (as highlighted in an October 2023 report by the IBA), particularly in the mining sector,...

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State attorneys general data breach investigations: 23andMe in 2023, more in 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of data privacy and cybersecurity, the role of state attorneys general has become increasingly prominent. Here, we delve into a recent case – the...

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ECB warns of the risks of increased reliance on outsourcing

The European Central Bank (ECB) published its latest Supervision Newsletter on 21 February 2024 which highlighted, amongst other updates, that the number of outsourcing contracts for ECB...

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White House issues executive order on access to US sensitive personal data by countries of concern

The Biden Administration has issued an executive order to curtail access by China, Russia, and other countries of concern to Americans’ sensitive personal data. The Department of...

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Countering risks of over-the-counter virtual asset service providers: A new proposed regime
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On 8 February 2024, the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau issued a consultation paper to seek comments on proposed further amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering and...

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UAE removed from the FATF's grey list

The Financial Action Task Force ("FATF") has announced that the UAE has been removed from its 'grey list' following substantial improvement in the stringency of its...

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Roll and sell elections on GP-led transactions

For the investment teams of pension funds, endowment funds, family offices and similar institutional investors investing in private funds, barely a week goes by without their inboxes...

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Revealing the covert economics of licensing and collaborations: Technology transfers

Although upfront fees, milestones and royalties often take the spotlight in deal announcements in the life sciences sector, there exist numerous other cost allocation principles within...

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