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22 April 2014
Awards
16 April 2014
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14 April 2014
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14 April 2014
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10 April 2014
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10 April 2014
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10 April 2014
Deal Announcement
9 April 2014
Awards
7 April 2014
Deal Announcement
7 April 2014
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3 April 2014
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2 April 2014
Deal Announcement
2 April 2014
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2 April 2014
Awards
1 April 2014
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Publications

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26 April 2014
Presentation
The 2014 Asia Pacific Banking and Finance School: Foundation Course is a five day program (three full days and two half days) and consists of a series of seminars and workshops on banking and finance related topics. It aims to provide attendees with a firm grounding in the commercial and legal issues arising in the course of debt finance transactions and to provide core skills training for handling the documentation supporting these transactions.
April 2014
Article

The Netherlands offers a case study of how member states are transposing AIFM into national law.

The Dutch regulatory framework for investment funds has undergone substantial changes as a result of the implementation of the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD or Directive) on 22 July 2013. A large majority of investment funds active in the Netherlands fall within the scope of the AIFMD. Many that were previously unregulated such as hedge funds and private equity funds - and their managers - will be affected.

April 2014
Client/Legal Alert
In a landmark judgment, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("EU") has declared the EU Data Retention Directive to be invalid. The client alert outlines the landmark judgment and discusses its requirements.
April 2014
Client/Legal Alert
On 9 April 2014, the European Commission adopted the new Guidelines on state aid for environmental protection and energy 2014-2020 (“EEA Guidelines”).They replace the existing guidelines as of 1 July 2014. Particularly the EEA Guidelines' new detailed rules for the approval of operating aid for electricity generation from renewable sources will have significant implications for the renewable energy industry.
April 2014
Client/Legal Alert
In March, the district court for the District of Columbia limited the application of the Davis-Bacon Act. In CCDC Office LLC v. US Department of Labor, et al., 1:13-cv-00737 (31 March 2014), the district court granted summary judgment to the District of Columbia and private developer. While the court rejected the DOL's ruling that the Davis-Bacon Act can be expanded to include privately funded projects, the case highlights the need to carefully assess risks related to redevelopment projects with public oversight and benefits.
April 2014
Client/Legal Alert
The Russian authorities have issued two important clarifications on employment conditions: one concerning vacation travel allowances for employees in the far North of the country, the other concerning obligatory health checks for all employees who work primarily with computers.
15 April 2014
Client/Legal Alert
On 20 February 2014, the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) issued a package of final and temporary regulations to conform the existing regulations under Internal Revenue Code Chapters 3 (30 percent withholding on foreign persons' US source income) and 61 (information reporting on and backup withholding from payments made to US persons) with the Chapter 4 (FATCA) provisions.
April 2014
Client/Legal Alert
On 14 April 2014, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld in part and invalidated in part the SEC’s conflict minerals rule. This alert addresses implications for companies grappling with compliance within the rule.
April 2014
Client/Legal Alert
On 1 May 2014 the new Block Exemption Regulation as well as the new guidelines for Technology Transfer Agreements of the EU Commission will enter into force. The new regulation and guidelines include various changes, particularly for the life sciences industry. This client alert outlines the main changes and provides some practical advice in relation to the drafting of future license agreements.
14 April 2014
Featured Content
Kyiv, Ukraine, 14 April 2014 – Baker & McKenzie has been highly ranked and recommended by The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Directory 2014, released on 10 April 2014. The Firm's 6 practices in Ukraine, namely Banking and Finance/Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and Construction, Tax and Dispute Resolution, have been listed in the top tiers of the ranking, thus reconfirming their high positions for several consecutive years.
April 2014
Client/Legal Alert
To increase market visibility at home and abroad, Turkey's Capital Markets Board has injected new life into its Association of Capital Markets Intermediary Institutions, with new bylaws and a new name: the Turkish Capital Markets Association. Previously regulated under the Capital Markets Law (No. 2499), the Association has been reborn under the new Capital Markets Law (No. 6362) with new members, a new membership structure, and more.
9 April 2014
Article
The minister of social affairs and employment has submitted a legislative proposal, Wet Werk en Zekerheid, which will significantly revise Dutch dismissal laws.
April 2014
Client/Legal Alert
On April 8, 2014, the German Federal government approved a legislative bill for a sweeping reform of the German Renewable Energy Sources Act (“EEG”). The bill will now be brought before the German parliament and is scheduled to enter into force on August 1, 2014. Our client alert discusses the key points of the proposed reform.
March 2014
Client/Legal Alert
Our lawyers summarise Australian regulatory news for March 2014 to keep you informed of the latest regulatory developments affecting the telecommunications sector in Australia.
7 April 2014
Client/Legal Alert
The French Parliament has passed a new Law No 2014-315 "Aimed at Strengthening the Fight Against Counterfeiting" which has entered into force on 13 March 2014.
 
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Events

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January - July 2014
Event - Webinar
24 April 2014
Speaking Engagement
25 April 2014
Event
28 April 2014
Event
29 April 2014
Event
30 April 2014
Event
30 April 2014
Speaking Engagement
1 May 2014
Speaking Engagement
7-9 May 2014
Event
7 May 2014
Event
7 May 2014
Speaking Engagement
8 May 2014
Speaking Engagement
8 May 2014
Speaking Engagement
8 May 2014
Speaking Engagement
9 May 2014
Speaking Engagement
 
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