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Security over Art: General Developments & Highlights

Security over Art: General Developments & Highlights

By , and | 17 Oct 2018

A number of particular issues and difficulties arise for lenders in taking security over art as opposed to other assets, especially in relation to art owned by natural persons. This briefing paper includes an update to the subject, sets out some of the recent general developments in the art market and highlights some traps for the unwary.

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Arabian Rights: Breaking the Saudi glass ceiling

Arabian Rights: Breaking the Saudi glass ceiling

By | 02 Oct 2018

Fieldfisher partner Vivien Davies argues that pro-female cultural shifts underway in Saudi Arabia, thanks to the comparatively liberal policies of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, need to be backed by legal reform to enable women to reach their professional potential.

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The Brexit White Paper:  What it means for Financial Services

The Brexit White Paper: What it means for Financial Services

By and | 18 Jul 2018

The first few days of the White Paper's political reception in Westminster have been less than encouraging.

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Assessing the outcome of the FCA's Asset Management Market Study

Assessing the outcome of the FCA's Asset Management Market Study

By | 30 Apr 2018

With the outcome of the FCA's Asset Management Market Study now published, UK authorised investment fund managers should consider how best to implement changes in their organisation – and generally seek to understand the mind-set of the FCA with regards to the regulation of, and expectations from, UK authorised investment funds.

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Cross-border distribution of collection investment funds within Europe

Cross-border distribution of collection investment funds within Europe

By | 02 Apr 2018

The European Commission published a Proposal in March with respect to Cross-Border Distribution of Collective Investment Funds.

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The UK Investment Management Strategy II - too little too late?

The UK Investment Management Strategy II - too little too late?

By | 29 Dec 2017

Support from the Government for the UK investment management industry is always welcome but will the "Strategy II" launched by HM Treasury in December 2017 make a difference?

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The likely impact of the 23 June EU referendum on UK-based asset managers

The likely impact of the 23 June EU referendum on UK-based asset managers

By | 31 Jul 2017

While we have no clarity on what the post-Brexit picture will look like, we can now "set the scene" and identify key topics for consideration, as asset managers look at their options.