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Funds and asset management regulatory news, 8 February 2021

Selected regulatory updates of interest to the funds and asset management sector. This edition flags ESMA's final report on draft ITS under the EU Regulation on cross-border...

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A legal toolkit to boost gender lens investing
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Gender lens investing (“GLI”) has gained significant traction globally and a compelling business case combined with a strong impact case makes GLI attractive to impact-driven...

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Post-acquisition anti-bribery and corruption liability – a growing area of transactional risk
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In the world of private capital, the risk of an acquisition target having engaged in bribery and corruption has historically been factored into investment decisions as a financial...

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MORE, MORE, MORE! German government plans another far-reaching expansion of foreign investment control

Foreign investment control has become a key factor in M&A deals and 2020 was a particularly eventful year. A large number of countries have recently introduced foreign investment...

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Restructuring under plan proceedings in Germany: The restructuring plan and the insolvency plan
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The huge economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has long since been felt across numerous areas of the German economy. For many industries, the business climate has deteriorated massively. ...

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Sustainable finance disclosures
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Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) refers to the three central pillars in measuring the sustainability and societal impact of an investment. In this briefing, we...

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The rise of FDI regimes and their impact on M&A transactions

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an important part of the global economy: OECD data indicates that there was USD$1,426 billion of global FDI in 2019. In recent years, governments around...

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France gets tough on reviewing foreign direct investments screening
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Last month the French Minister of Armed Forces formally blocked, for the first time ever, a foreign investment by a U.S. company. In addition the French Minister of Economy and Finance...

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Worry no more, foreign investors! Indonesia established a sovereign wealth fund
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In line with the spirit of bolstering investment from foreign investors into Indonesia with the aim to create new job opportunities as mandated by Law No. 11 of 2020 on job creation...

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