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EMIR 3.0: What are the high level changes on the horizon for derivative end users in the EU?

The European Parliament has recently approved the final EMIR texts, known as “EMIR 3.0” that were agreed between the Council of the EU and the European Parliament in February...


Upcoming EMIR derivatives reporting changes: What you need to know

The updated reporting rules under EMIR for new and outstanding derivatives trades will apply from 29 April 2024 under EU EMIR and 30 September 2024 under UK EMIR. Key changes to the...


Marginal Grains - Frozen out in Odessa

Madison Pacific Trust Limited v (1) Sergiy Groza and (2) Volodomyr Naumenko ([2024] EWHC 267).On 8 February 2024, the High Court delivered judgment against two individuals who applied to...

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Amendments to the Securities Market Law and Investment Funds Law

On December 28, 2023, various amendments to the Mexican Securities Exchange Law (Ley del Mercado de Valores or the "LMV") and the Investment Funds Law (Ley de Fondos de...

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Brazil - The First Six Months of the Lula Administration and Beyond

As Brazil emerges from a historic presidential election which resulted in Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (Lula) assuming office as the newly elected President in January 2023, the country ...


Post-SVB events and implications: News and subsequent analysis 2023 banking crisis

Federal and state financial regulators have released after-action reports regarding the recent closures of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank. Especially when viewed in the light...


Fixed or floating? The English High Court considers the nature of security granted by Avanti

The administrators of Avanti Communications Limited (the “Company”) sought directions from the High Court as to whether purported fixed charges in favour of the secured lenders...


Beware the Ides of March – practical considerations if your bank is failing

Everybody knows that, logically, banks can fail. Few expect them to. Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the U.S.’s 16th largest bank, was closed on 10 March 2023, and the Federal ...


Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank Collapses: Your legal and regulatory FAQs answered

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the U.S.’s 16th largest bank, was closed on Friday, March 10, 2023, by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, which appointed the ...

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