News analysis

  • Exclusive: SFC to delay research rule change

    29 July 2011

    The city’s SFC to delay introduction of revised research requirements, IFLR can reveal

  • Former CFTC counsel urges clearing rethink

    28 July 2011

    CFTC latest swaps proposal has attorneys puzzled as to its purpose

  • Cambodia’s new exchange will fail without listing incentives

    15 July 2011

    Cambodia’s new stock exchange will flounder without the introduction of long-term incentives to encourage domestic corporations to list

  • Esma opens up

    11 July 2011

    Steven Maijoor, Esma’s new chairman, explains his position on investor responsibility, the regulator’s resources and its relationship with the EC

  • Americas: A shorter cycle

    11 July 2011

  • Asia: HK’s changing letter

    11 July 2011

  • A hard line

    11 July 2011

    Disclosure rules for foreign private issuers on the Shanghai Stock Exchange will be out soon. In the first of a two-part series on the changes, we highlight what to watch out for

  • Setting the battle lines

    11 July 2011

    Esma chairman Steven Maijoor outlines a tougher stance on hedge funds, ETFs and non-European ratings agencies at the ICMA annual general meeting

  • The employee strikes back

    11 July 2011

    Recent US amendments, combined with longstanding UK protections, will lead to more whistleblower activity

  • Out of the frying pan

    11 July 2011

    The UK’s new Bribery Act will have a big impact on businesses worldwide. But corporates must not ignore their obligations under existing anti-money laundering laws

  • Hands across the water

    11 July 2011

    The US securities regulator is making use of new ways to encourage international cooperation with its enforcement efforts. Foreign issuers need to pay attention

  • How to make CoCos safer

    11 July 2011

    Conversion triggers are open to manipulation, but there are ways of mitigating this risk

  • The road less travelled

    11 July 2011

    Foreign issuers face numerous hurdles in financing Chinese ventures. But there are alternatives to listing on the domestic stock market

  • Shining a light

    11 July 2011

    The LMA has released guidelines on transparency of loan information. However some are concerned it will discourage non-banks from restructuring committees

  • IFLR India Awards 2011 – Winners revealed

    08 July 2011

    Around 200 in-house counsel and private practice lawyers gathered in Mumbai’s ITC Grand Central Hotel last night to see Amarchand Mangaldas scoop Indian firm of the year.