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  • Sanctions Round Up: Fourth Quarter 2018

    Closing out 2018, OFAC announced its plan to lift sanctions against United Co. Rusal and others, despite bi-partisan opposition from Congress. Simultaneously, OFAC continued to target Russia’s defense and intelligence sectors for continued destabilizing activity in Ukraine, and worldwide elections interference. Also this quarter, the Iran nuclear sanctions resumed full effect, and the Trump...

  • How Arabs fight Islamism.

    ...So do secondary school students in religious classes taught by ...In particular, the textile sector, which comprised over 40 percent of the export ...Besides Al-Jazeera in Dubai, Al Musta Killah, a London based cable network, ...

  • Sanctions Round Up First Quarter 2016

    OFAC amends the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to ease Cuban sanctions in response to President Obama’s policy changes announced on December 17, 2014. These revisions have major implications for the banking and financial services sector. OFAC and the United Nations levy sanctions against North Korea for its missile testing exercises. Additionally, the European Council continues to impose...

  • Tokyo Dispute Resolution and Crisis Management Newsletter - February 2016

    Implementation Day Arrives: Sanctions on Iran are Lifted - Status update on the effect to US and EU Sanctions - Implementation Day – the day the International Atomic Energy Agency (“IAEA”) announced that Iran had fully implemented its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) – fell last month on January 16. The...

  • Private Bank Briefing: Issues Impacting the Private Bank Sector

    The FCA published a Discussion Paper on a duty of care and potential alternative approaches (DP18/5) on 17 July 2018. The FCA is exploring whether there should be a duty of care in the financial services sector. It is doing so via a Discussion Paper at this stage, as the regulator is conscious that the debate around this issue is complex, and there are strongly held views on both sides.

  • Sale and Distribution of Debt Instruments with Loss-absorption Features

    On 30 October 2018, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (MA) issued guidance on enhanced investor protection measures on the sale and distribution of debt instruments with loss-absorption features and related products (Circular). The Circular is directed at registered institutions (RIs) ie banks in Hong Kong who are registered with the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) to undertake...

  • The politics of the struggle to resolve the conflict in uganda: westerners pushing their legal approach versus ugandans insisting on their mato oput.

    ...The center is located in Gisozi Sector, Gasabo District, Kigali (UN-HABITAT 2006). . ... women, provision of school fees for 17 secondary school children, provision of medical services, ... the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) 2006 Dubai (United Arab Emirates) International Award for ...

  • IP in the mix: M&A Year in Review - 2016

    Around the globe and across a wide variety of industry sectors, our IP practice collaborated with our corporate and other practice areas of our firm to provide integrated legal services for our clients and friends on exciting, challenging, and innovative M&A transactions, and shared many successes throughout 2016. We are grateful that these transactions propelled us as a firm to top 10 M&A

  • 2016 M&A Year in Review: Our Shared Success

    Around the globe and across a wide variety of industry sectors, we worked on exciting, challenging, and innovative M&A transactions throughout 2016. We are grateful that these transactions propelled us to top 10 M&A rankings globally, as well as in Europe, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, and France. Please see full Publication below for more...

  • Sanctions Round Up: Second Quarter 2018

    This quarter, companies around the globe prepared to exit Iran-related business in the wake of U.S. sanctions snap-back. Meanwhile, OFAC provided a path to relief to designated Russian entities, extending several deadlines to allow for the continued divestment by their oligarch owners. The U.S. took no new sanctions actions against North Korea as the two countries entered highly anticipated...

  • Sanctions Round Up: First Quarter 2019

    In this quarter, OFAC lifted sanctions on Rusal and other companies following divestment by Oleg Deripaska. Meanwhile, as Venezuela descends into economic and political crisis, the US targeted PdVSA and others to hasten regime change. Also this quarter, the Trump Administration continued to increase pressure on Iran through the termination of the waiver program for importers of Iranian oil....

  • Africa Bulletin - September 2019

    INTRODUCTION - It has been a busy few months for private equity activity in Africa. Statistics and transactions have illustrated a growing appetite for investment in the continent and, crucially, growing confidence and returns. A recent I&M Burbidge Capital/East Africa Venture Capital Association report showed that PE firms exiting East African investments are reaping returns of...

  • Marital problems among Arab families: between cultural and family therapy interventions.

    ...A sector of the population believes these people have the ...Practically, home became a place for secondary sleep and changing clothes. The couples' sexual ...and Bebbington, P. (Spring 1922). "The Dubai community psychiatric survey: Prevalence and ...

  • Sanctions Round Up: Third Quarter 2019

    This quarter, the U.S. acted pursuant to statute to punish Russia for its alleged role in the chemical weapons attack on Sergei Skipal and targeted a handful of individuals and entities for certain other malign activities. For the first time, OFAC acted pursuant to a 2018 Executive Order directed at foreign interference in U.S. elections, signaling an intent to thwart future attempts in the...

  • 2015 Energy Year in Review

    Dear Clients and Friends, At Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, we are committed to our clients, in good times and bad. In today's low commodity price environment, the need for creative solutions is especially vital. Accordingly, Akin Gump continues to assist our clients as they encounter challenges and seek to capitalize on opportunities in this new "lower for...

  • Sanctions Round-Up: Fourth Quarter 2015 and “Implementation Day”

    The International Atomic Energy Agency certifies that Iran had complied with all nuclear-related requirements of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action leading to the end of United States sanctions against the country (“Implementation Day”). OFAC continues to issue amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations. Additionally, OFAC issues a new sanctions regime targeting “Malicious Cyber-Enabl

  • Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - October 2018 #2

    In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal U.S., European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset managers and corporates. Please see full Newsletter below for more information.

  • Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - September 2018 #3

    In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal U.S., European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset managers and corporates. Please see full Newsletter below or more information.

  • Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - January 2016 #2

    In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal US, European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset managers and corporates. Please see full Newsletter below for more information.

  • CFIUS Update: Regulations Require Mandatory Filings for Certain Critical Technologies; Process Of Identifying Emerging Technologies Begins

    When it was enacted in August 2018, the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA) overhauled the US law governing CFIUS national security reviews for the first time in 11 years. Many of FIRRMA’s most significant changes, however, await implementing regulations or other action by the Trump Administration before going into force, a process that likely has been stalled due...

  • Sanctions Round Up: Third Quarter 2018

    Russia remained at the forefront this quarter, as the Trump Administration imposed new measures and markets reacted to the threat of additional, “crushing” sanctions from Congress on Russian sovereign debt. Meanwhile, EU states continued to consider strategies to salvage the JCPOA as the US began the first phase of its Iran sanctions snap-back. OFAC resumed sanctions pressure against North Korea,

  • Sanctions Round Up: First Half

    The first six months of the Trump Administration saw several notable developments for US sanctions, with particular implications for Russia and Iran. The Administration also declared a shift in US policy toward Cuba. Meanwhile, OFAC concluded a major enforcement effort against the Chinese firm ZTE, imposing the largest fine on record against a non-financial entity. Please see full...

  • Private Bank Briefing: Issues Impacting the Private Bank Sector - September 2019

    On 23 July 2019, the FCA published a Dear CEO letter on its wealth management and stockbroking supervision strategy, which began in April 2019. The strategy includes work to identify, diagnose, and remedy the harm that wealth managers and stockbrokers may cause, and will run for a two-year period. At the end of this period, the FCA will write to firms with its updated view of the key sector risks

  • Insurance Horizons 2019

    As a global insurance industry team, we aim to follow industry trends and developments as closely as possible in order to deliver well informed perspectives and thought leadership to our clients and contacts. In the newly updated 2019 edition of our Insurance Horizons publication, our global team identifies a number of current and evolving trends that are shaping the future of the...

  • Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - May 2018 #3

    In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal U.S., European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset managers and corporates. Please see full Newsletter below for more information.