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Marketing Funds In Europe Post-AIFMD

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Stephen Robinson and Bridget Barker of Macfarlanes take an in-depth look at marketing fundings in Europe following the introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive.

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Who’s Who Legal brings together Yukako Kawata of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Andreas Rodin of P+P Pöllath + Partners and Iain McMurdo of Maples and Calder to discuss a range of key issues, including the market’s “new state of play”, the growing secondaries field, the current jurisdictions that are popular for domicile and how to ensure client satisfaction.

Listed Events In A Digital World – Time To Move With The Times

Morris Bentata of Sheridans provides an in-depth analysis of the listed events regime in the UK and argues that fundamental changes are due: “Even if other broadcasters did not immediately enter the market for listed events, sports rights holders would no doubt welcome a UK market in which at least the threat of greater competition to the public service broadcasters existed.”

The Legality Of Fantasy Sports In Canada: Projections And Cheat Sheets

Michael Lipton, Kevin Weber and Jack Tadman of Dickinson Wright explore the growing use and proliferation of fantasy sports and its undetermined legal status in Canada: “According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, in 2014 over 41 million people have played fantasy sports in the US and Canada; on average, each of those spends $96 per year on related costs and materials.”

Current Issues in Latin American Mining

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Luis Carlos Rodrigo Prado, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano

Increasing Transparency In The Extractive Industry: The Canadian Approach

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Darrell W Podowski and Jennifer L Poirier, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

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Who’s Who Legal brings together three of the leading practitioners in the world to discuss key issues facing mining lawyers today.

Recent Developments in the Use and Taxation of Trusts

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Mary Anne Bueschkens and Rachel L Blumenfeld of Miller Thomson explore recent developments in the use and taxation of trusts in Canada: "2013 and 2014 saw significant changes to the taxation of trusts in Canada that will continue to have a significant effect on the practice of trust and estate planning. Many of the income splitting and tax planning opportunities for testators and non-residents, which were previously widely used and relied upon, have now been either modified or eliminated."  

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