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Yerbol Orynbayev, financial services consultant and former deputy prime minister of Kazakhstan, believes that depriving fintechs of partnerships could move the US banking sector closer to a monopoly
The chief compliance officer of the winning in-house team at the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2024 shares his considerations when picking external counsel
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Introducing IFLR+'s Talent Tracker

IFLR+ has launched the Talent Tracker, an interactive database that collates reported partner moves across the financial legal market

What Corporates Want: legal knowledge and ability

Technical excellence is paramount for clients looking to hire new advisers, according to a survey of nearly 29,000 corporate counsel
The new requirements aim to allow regulators to better supervise concentrations of credit and risk
The proposed statements from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation give a clear regulatory roadmap for M&A in the banking sector
While the UK financial services sector has an idea of regulators’ strategic approach to AI, further clarity on implementation is needed
It remains to be seen whether HK's new crypto regulatory regimes strike the right balance between investor confidence and attractiveness to market entrants
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Mike Ringler and Peter Jones strengthen the tech M&A practice in Palo Alto, where the firm has deep roots
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The Singapore-based lawyer reveals that the ability to thrive in ambiguity is fundamental for in-house counsel
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Nate Christensen brings a client base that represents a full spectrum of private capital interested in energy-related acquisitions
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Brett Rodda bolsters the firm’s growing M&A and PE practices in the US, where deal activity is picking up despite high interest rates
Law firms are providing safe harbours for investment firms worried about straying across the advice boundary and helping them prepare them for changes in the future
Despite a favourable round of litigation, lawyers say managers and investors cannot ignore the thinking about the SEC’s attempt to introduce new regulations for private funds
Regulatory changes, market stability and political certainty will be key to improve the London Stock Exchange's competitiveness
Capital markets lawyers will be watching to see if the new UK government will push ahead with the outgoing administration’s plan for a new market for trading the shares of unlisted companies
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The gap between ESG liability theories and real-world cases is widening in the US, as greenwashing claims give way to a wave of anti-ESG litigation
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Businesses and their suppliers are grappling with more stringent requirements on reporting and disclosure in a resource-constrained environment
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International ESG co-head James Watson told IFLR that clients are increasingly seeking minute-by-minute ESG guidance as regulatory pressure mounts across Europe
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Sustainability disclosures could become an even more important part of African capital markets transactions following an agreement between the African Development Bank and the IFRS Foundation
The Middle East awards research has now begun, with winners to be announced in October 2024
Lawyers from across the Americas celebrated their successes in New York
Lawyers from across Europe gathered in London to celebrate legal excellence in deal-making, cross-border investment and regulation
The first in-person Africa awards dinner was held in Johannesburg and welcomed legal practitioners from across the continent
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Law firms are providing safe harbours for investment firms worried about straying across the advice boundary and helping them prepare them for changes in the future
IFLR’s latest primer takes a look at the global and local trends around the regulation of stablecoins and their issuers
ESG
IFLR’s latest primer takes a look at the anti-greenwashing rules introduced by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority
Law firms are helping asset managers and advisers understand the implications of this contentious component of the EU’s Retail Investment Strategy
Law firms are helping asset managers comply with this tricky piece of UK investor protection law and prepare for the EU’s related value for money proposals
IFLR’s latest primer takes a look at the digital assets taxonomy put forward by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Global Markets Advisory Committee
IFLR’s latest primer takes a look at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s lastest report on the implementation of loss-absorbing capacity requirements
While North American markets are ahead of the UK and EU in implementing T+1, lawyers in Europe are busy preparing clients for a shortened settlement cycle on the horizon
Lawyers are helping firms prepare for one of the biggest shifts in European transparency rules
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In-house counsel should proactively gear up for impending shifts in how enforcers scrutinise environmental claims for products in the EU
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