Latest news

  • IBA Annual Conference: the full coverage

    23 October 2014 |

    Capital markets

    IFLR has been at the IBA's Annual Conference in Tokyo this week, producing its daily newspaper. Here's the full coverage

  • AIFMD confusion for non-EU funds

    22 October 2014 |

    Corporate

    Non-EU funds cannot rely on reverse solicitation to build their presence in Europe, explained panellists at this week's IBA annual conference in Tokyo

  • Europe’s 4-to-3 merger precedent

    22 October 2014 |

    Corporate

    The creation of Europe’s second biggest telecommunications company sets a new benchmark for antitrust clearance in the region, and paves the way for more consolidation in this year’s already busy telecom sector

  • HK competition guidelines need clarity

    22 October 2014 |

    Corporate

    Hong Kong’s Competition Commission released its long-awaited draft guidelines this month. But more details are needed before they can be implemented

  • The thorny issues of conflict management

    22 October 2014 |

    Corporate

    All lawyers confront conflicts in their daily practice, but definitional problems complicate the matter further

  • Antitrust compliance must be prioritised

    21 October 2014 |

    Corporate

    Major corporations are regularly failing to do more than pay lip service to their antitrust compliance programmes, according to panellists at an antitrust session during this week’s International Bar Association annual conference in Tokyo

  • Asia’s struggle with CSR

    21 October 2014 |

    Corporate

    Corporate social responsibility is a relatively new concept for most Asian jurisdictions. And because it tends to be governed by domestic regulations and corporate law, approaches across jurisdictions can differ drastically

  • Do activists raise shareholder value?

    21 October 2014 |

    Corporate

    There is mounting evidence that shareholder activism is gaining traction across the world. But there is little consensus on whether it is good policy to encourage the behaviour

  • Myanmar: worth the risk

    21 October 2014 |

    Corporate

    As international investors flock to the newly-opened country, companies must not lose sight of the risks of doing business in the frontier market.

  • Allen & Overy triumphs at IFLR Middle East Awards

    16 October 2014 |

    Capital markets

    Allen & Overy was named international firm of the year at this year's ninth annual IFLR Middle East Awards. See the full list of winners here

  • The path to internationalising the renminbi

    Amid soaring foreign demand, the renminbi's transition to a global currency seems inevitable. But internationalising the market requires new infrastructure, and presents significant risks

Latest Issue

October 2014

The path to internationalising the renminbi

Amid soaring foreign demand, the renminbi's transition to a global currency seems inevitable. But internationalising the market requires new infrastructure, and presents significant risks

IFLR profile

Highlights from @News_from_AFME #high-yield conference http://t.co/rS080EgBX8 http://t.co/1qqYOJqsUS http://t.co/p8VupVgCjb

Oct 15 2014 04:49 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
IFLR profile

Our friends at Reg Cap Analytics have been busy pulling apart the EBA report on AT1s. http://t.co/xEnzZAZjC0 and http://t.co/ZqhEvvHGaZ

Oct 14 2014 04:45 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
IFLR profile

#Sebi to tighten insider trading norms http://t.co/tOnGyBVjsS Recent enforcement highlighted market sounding concerns http://t.co/nSHMssOCXe

Oct 14 2014 09:47 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite

Quick Poll

What should be the European Commission’s priority in establishing a capital markets union?


Channel correspondents