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August 28 2012
As Dutch bank ABN AMRO opened its escrow and settlement services in Hong Kong this month, Asia lawyers outline why the escrow business is growing in Asia
August 22 2012
Foreign funds looking to market their units in the UAE mainland must soon contend with stricter rules. The tougher regulatory scrutiny could threaten the DIFC’s position as an investment hub
Coller Capital’s acquisition of £1.03 billion of private equity assets from Lloyds Banking Group is the largest unsyndicated secondaries deal ever completed. It reflects the secondary market’s growing popularity as an...
Sahabank and Habubank’s merger is part of the State Bank of Vietnam’s plan to reform the country’s troubled banking sector. And it could spark copycat deals
Canadian directors will have the chance to respond to negative vote recommendations by proxy advisory firms if the Canadian Securities Administrators defer to their requests
Antonio Mazzuco, Byung Soo Hong and Nathalie Regnier of Madrona Hong Mazzuco on the country's revised money laundering law, Brazilian Central Bank Circular 3604 and more
August 12 2012
Canadian securities trading will never be the same now that a consortium of investment companies has taken private the Toronto Stock Exchange and associated entities. It creates real potential for conflict, but new ef...
August 08 2012
The Dubai International Financial Centre Authority has announced Jeff Singer as its new chief executive. The appointment is part of a major shake-up of the Authority’s senior management in preparation for its next pha...
Indian lawyers eagerly await the passage of India’s Companies Bill 2011 to replace the outdated Companies Act 1956. But they are concerned by the new law’s corporate-social responsibility (CSR) requirement and layerin...