The largely overlooked termination of intra-EU bilateral investment treaties this year has major consequences for investors in European assets, write Paulina Pietkiewicz, of Abris Capital Partners and Martin Bresson of Invest Europe.
Some of the most notable enforcement cases of the year show the SEC isn’t just looking to levy fines in instances where investors are caused harm, but anywhere it thinks there are insufficient systems to prevent investor harm.
Firms are rethinking how much they spend on external legal advisors, as low trust in the industry’s billing practices and increased spending on procurement services collide with lower levels of dealmaking.
Challenges to 'leaver' status determinations are likely to rise in today's market environment. Fox & Partners' Catriona Watt outlines what you need to consider if you're thinking about leaving your firm.