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Derivatives Alert: Phase 5 IM Relief Confirmed

Derivatives Alert: Phase 5 IM Relief Confirmed

By , , , and | 23 Jul 2019

After some days of increasing speculation, BCBS and IOSCO have today confirmed that there will be a delay to final implementation of phase 5 of the initial margin rules.

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Clarification des sanctions civiles applicable en cas de défaut ou d'erreur du taux effectif global

Clarification des sanctions civiles applicable en cas de défaut ou d'erreur du taux effectif global

By and | 23 Jul 2019

Clarifications on civil penalties applicable in the absence of the all-in effective rate or if it is erroneous

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The tangled mesh of Net Zero

The tangled mesh of Net Zero

By | 19 Jul 2019

The recent publication of policies and research in support of the UK government's aim to deliver zero emissions by 2050 reveal worrying gaps in the technology, infrastructure and attitudes needed to achieve this goal.

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Terms and conditions violate Antitrust Law: Proceedings against Amazon by the German Competition Authority

Terms and conditions violate Antitrust Law: Proceedings against Amazon by the German Competition Authority

By | 19 Jul 2019

Proceedings against Amazon by the German Competition Authority

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10 Things you need to know about medicinal cannabis in the UK

10 Things you need to know about medicinal cannabis in the UK

By and | 17 Jul 2019

Regulations and attitudes to medicinal cannabis are shifting rapidly, with a raft of key decisions recently published and more in the pipeline. Here, we summarise some of the most important developments in the medicinal cannabis market and what these mean for businesses looking at this area.

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FATF on crypto and AML: Crackdown or capitulation?

FATF on crypto and AML: Crackdown or capitulation?

By | 12 Jul 2019

The need for a standardised global regulatory framework to prevent criminal activity through virtual asset transactions is more urgent than ever, but are the Financial Action Task Force's latest guidelines up to the job? Kyle Philips, corporate crime specialist at Fieldfisher, evaluates the proposals.

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The Finance Bill 2019: Implications for insolvency practitioners, lenders and off-payroll workforces

The Finance Bill 2019: Implications for insolvency practitioners, lenders and off-payroll workforces

By , , , , and | 12 Jul 2019

The draft legislation for the re-introduction of Crown preference, read Stewart Perry's thoughts on this amendment.

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Dig for legitimacy: The case for good ESG in mining

Dig for legitimacy: The case for good ESG in mining

By | 11 Jul 2019

Increasing scrutiny by stakeholders has driven major improvements in the mining industry's approach to environmental and social governance, but having good ESG largely remains a choice for most, for now. Jonathan Brooks, Head of Mining at Fieldfisher, considers how investor and activist pressure is shifting respect for sustainability and ethics from option to obligation.