Financial List – reflections one year on | Travers Smith

Legal Briefing

Drawing on specialist judges from both the Chancery Division and the Commercial Court, the Financial List was introduced on 1 October 2015 and is designed to deal with disputes related to the financial markets, as well as complex, high-value claims concerning financial products.

Brits abroad: what are the options post-Brexit? | Magrath Sheldrick LLP

Legal Briefing

Following the result of 23 June 2016 Brexit referendum, many British citizens are concerned with what potential travel restrictions and immigration regulations may be implemented when travelling to EU countries after the UK leaves the EU. A number of potential scenarios have been identified.

The governance dilemma

Stefan Stern forecasts that GCs will be forced to address a renewed attempt to fix what ails governance in UK plc Who knew that the staid term ‘corporate governance’ could create so much excitement? That Latinate phrase seems designed to reassure: ‘governance’ suggests order, calm, and mastery. But the chaps in the boardroom – and …

Perspectives: Geoffrey Timms

I’ve been lucky. I didn’t always want to be a lawyer. I used to party a lot; I liked going out. I always have done. In my twenties my girlfriend suggested I do something with my life instead of faffing around. She binned me.

Brexit proofing – protecting the UK securitisation market

UK collateralised loan obligation (CLO) managers have adapted their risk retention structures in response to the EU referendum vote, effectively ‘Brexit-proofing’ their structures in the event of a full Brexit where UK firms do not continue to enjoy financial passporting rights into the EU.