IFLR’s most read stories: July 2019

Author: IFLR Correspondent | Published: 6 Aug 2019
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1.       Landmark feature: The influencers

IFLR’s editorial team provides a rundown of the most influential individuals, organisations, geopolitical events and trends in financial regulation in 2019

2.       How much longer can private equity thrive?

Recently, private equity has dodged political and economic volatility – but fund managers and their advisors believe a correction could be on the horizon

3.       Banks cautiously optimistic about EU’s sustainability framework

Four in-house sustainability heads explain how the global shift towards ESG is transforming their businesses

4.       Fintechs weigh benefits of banking licence versus M&A

As many of these companies come of age, some are considering seeking formal regulatory authorisation. Others are looking to acquire the competition

5.       Sustainable finance in Africa is driven by demand

The continent’s banks are gearing up for a focus on climate change but this is being led by investors and the public. High level support is needed, according to Standard Chartered Bank head

6.       Attack on the make-whole

Baker McKenzie lawyers consider how a relatively innocuous feature of corporate bonds is causing a stir following recent litigation and new regulations

7.       Switzerland and the EU show Britain what’s in store

Switzerland and the EU’s delisting of one another’s stocks is a worrying precedent for the UK’s post-Brexit challenges

8.       ARRC adjustable-rate mortgages white paper further boosts IBOR transition

Paper suggests using SOFR to compile adjustable-rate mortgage product for consumers as the industry looks to distance itself from expiring IBORs

9.       GDPR bites, and BA is the first victim

British Airways and Marriott International received huge fines from the ICO as the consequences of the data protection framework begin to haunt companies

10.   Tax structure memos: a guide

White and Case lawyers explain everything you need to know about reviewing a tax structure memo in a leveraged acquisition – for both sponsors and lenders