• Turkey promulgates further rules on FX-denominated or indexed agreements

    This article was written by Ekin Inal,partner of Bilgiç Attorney Partnership, a partnership registered with the Istanbul Bar Association, with which Norton Rose Fulbright has a professional association.

    October 11, 2018

  • CFIUS issues interim regulations to conduct a FIRRMA pilot program

    The pilot program addresses specific US national security risks and is intended to inform the Committee’s efforts to draft final regulations for full implementation of FIRRMA.

    October 11, 2018

  • Latest developments in Turkey

    New restriction on foreign currency-denominated or indexed contracts: Turkey requires certain contracts between Turkish residents to be valued in Turkish Lira

    October 10, 2018

  • The US crime-fraud exception to the attorney-client privilege

    The recent seizure by United States federal agents of documents in the possession of President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has generated much press and speculation concerning the scope of protection over those documents afforded by the attorney-client privilege.

    October 04, 2018

  • Cannabis judgment causes trouble in the workplace

    On 18 September 2018 the Constitutional Court ruled that the private cultivation and private consumption of cannabis by consenting adults is not a criminal offence and directed Parliament to amend the relevant legislation within 24 months.

    October 01, 2018

  • Step forward on claims made clauses

    Italy’s highest court, the Corte di Cassazione (Cassazione) has published a decision concerning claims-made clauses. In this summary, we report on this recent decision and its impact on future rulings by Italian courts dealing with claims-made clauses in insurance contracts.

    October 01, 2018

  • Pensions Briefing - Speeding up the pensions complaints journey

    Pension scheme members and scheme administration teams should be starting to see much faster resolution of complaints following a raft of reforms to the Pensions Ombudsman’s office, culminating in the transfer of the dispute resolution function of The Pensions Advisory Service to the office of the Pensions Ombudsman this April.

    September 27, 2018

  • Texas MAC streamlines municipal securities underwriting process

    The Municipal Advisory Council of Texas has announced recommendations and a new service for syndicated underwritings of municipal bonds in Texas.

    September 26, 2018

  • Cryptocurrencies held subject to US federal securities laws

    For the first time, a US federal court has ruled that in appropriate circumstances cryptocurrencies can be subject to the provisions of US securities laws.

    September 26, 2018

  • The South African Companies Amendment Bill, 2018

    The long awaited South African Companies Amendment Bill (Bill) was published last week Friday for comment here.

    September 25, 2018