In this article we discuss the rationale and impact of the FCA's ban on the promotion of 'mini-bonds' to retail investors which has ramifications for any issuer of illiquid and speculative securities.
The UK entered a transition period until the end of December 2020, following its departure from the EU on 31 January 2020. We explain how EU law will be applied and how the CMA will conduct its work during this period and beyond.
On 1 January 2020, the global cap on allowable sulphur oxides (SOx) content in bunker fuel reduced from 3.50% m/m (by mass) to 0.50% m/m pursuant to Regulation 14.1.3 of Annex VI of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO's) International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships ("IMO 2020").
LexisNexis Middle East’s Head of Publishing, Hussain Hadi, took time out at the Qatar Business Law Forum to chat with Kirk Durrant, Managing Partner at DWF’s Qatar office. They discussed DWF’s recent establishment and growth in Qatar, how the practice of law is changing and the role of AI.
The Senior Managers and Certification Regime ('SM&CR') came into effect on 9 December 2019. DWF recently hosted a round table event to discuss implementation issues with a range of firms in the finance and insurance industries.
DWF's Data Protection team set out your 10 Data New Year's Resolutions to help you deal with the ever-evolving world of data protection in 2020!
Andrew Jacobs, Head of Regulatory Consulting at DWF, comments on the FCA's SM&CR regulations following financial sector's "historical failures".
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