Andrew Shoyer, Lindsay Bourne and Yohan Benizri of Sidley Austin take an innovative look at the western sanctions surrounding the Ukrainian crisis. "The EU and US have departed markedly from established practices in their sanctions regarding Ukraine, and the innovative approach presents global companies and compliance practitioners with new challenges."
Folkert Graafsma and Konstantinos Adamantopoulos of Holman Fenwick Willan assess the legal aspects arising under the WTO Anti-Dumping Agreement (ADA) in connection with the use and existence of the Russian Amendment. "Both the practice of using a finding of state intervention as the basis to disregard records of a producer or exporter of a market economy country, and the use of the data from third country markets to adjust those records, are highly questionable under WTO rules."
Stephen Robinson and Bridget Barker of Macfarlanes take an in-depth look at marketing funds in Europe following the introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. "While the overall picture is a lot clearer than it was 12 months ago, significant challenges exist for marketing funds in Europe and these will certainly continue for the foreseeable future."
Who’s Who Legal brings together Yukako Kawata of Davis Polk & Wardwell, 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.
Who’s Who Legal brings together Logan Wright of Clifford Chance, Ilya Nikforov of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners and Evgeny Zhilin of YUST to discuss a range of key issues affecting the Russian legal marketplace, including the economic slowdown, sanctions, legislative initiatives, as well as what's in store for the future.
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.”
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