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Philip Spittal and Andrew Stanfield, Linklaters This is a time of significant change in the loan markets. New financial products, ongoing banking reforms and documentary change in a fast-evolving market are now a permanent feature of the landscape. This article explores some of the key issues now facing the debt markets.

Banking 2018: Roundtable

Who’s Who Legal brings together Paras Shah at Bowmans Kenya, Andrew Brereton and Bert De Maeyer at Clifford Chance, and Colin Ong QC from Dr Colin Ong Legal Services to discuss some of the key trends within the banking sector – including recent legislative developments – key client issues, and the relationship between the global financial services industry and politics.

The Legal Considerations of Transacting with South African Public Entities


Clinton van Loggerenberg, ENSafrica In this article, Clinton van Loggerenberg, a director in ENSafrica's banking and finance department, explores the legal considerations that need to be addressed when conducting financial transactions in South Africa.

Recent NPAs Set ‘Troubling Precedent’

By Global Investigations Review In 2017, companies settled violations with the DOJ in unprecedented non-prosecution agreements that contained disavowals of any criminal liability. Who’s Who Legal’s sister publication GIR Just Anti-Corruption investigates why.

Take part in WWL's Brexit and the Legal Market Survey 2018

Who's Who Legal is one of the world's leading directories of business lawyers. For the second year, we are conducting our Brexit and the Legal Market Survey, which aims to gain insight into how firms and clients are approaching Brexit. We are also seeking to uncover which practitioners clients are turning to for advice.


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Laura Devine, Laura Devine Solicitors On 19 March 2018, just under a year since the triggering of Article 50, the negotiators of the European Union and the United Kingdom agreed on a draft set of terms on the UK’s exit from the Union, including on EU citizens’ rights. While the agreement is preluded with “nothing is agreed until everything is agreed” it does provide the most comprehensive plan for EU citizens’ rights to date. 

Indian Insolvencies: From Blank Slate to Boomtown

By Global Restructuring Review In the course of less than a year, India’s National Company Law Tribunals – the first port of call for hearing insolvency cases – have gone from a standing start to becoming fully fledged adjudicatory bodies capable of handing down tens of thousands of final decisions. With the first real test of the new system looming in the form of the Indian banking system’s huge volume of non-performing assets, GRR’s Richard Woolley spoke to practitioners in and outside the country about the opportunities presented for lawyers, advisers and distressed investors.

UK Bar 2018: Roundtable

Who’s Who Legal has brought together David Grief, Senior Clerk at Essex Court Chambers and Oliver Parkhouse, Director of Clerking at 12 King’s Bench Walk to discuss the current state of the UK Bar. They explore the development of the role of the clerk in Chambers, as well as key issues such as the effects of the Direct Access Portal and the main challenges facing sets over the coming year.

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