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Carey Olsen | February 2024

Carey Olsen and Alter Domus advise Gyrus Capital on €310 million fund Fund II consists of the Principal Fund and an open-ended co-investment vehicle, allowing Gyrus to make larger investments. With its close, the total number of funds raised since the firm was established in November 2018 exceeds €750 million. Fund II will be a continuation of Fund I, generating returns from investments into businesses operating in the healthcare and sustainability sectors ...

Shoosmiths LLP | February 2024

One of the main features of the cryptocurrency market is how unpredictable it is - the value of cryptocurrencies can rise and fall sharply, depending on how investors feel about them or the social media hype around them at the time ...

Carey Olsen | February 2024

Assessing lender risk in fund finance markets 2024 (GLI chapter) Contents  Risk analysis in an evolving market Complex Fund structures Typical structures in our jurisdictions Feeder vehicles Legal perspective Market risk Competition in the market Concentration risk Liquidity risk ESG risks Conclusion Acknowledgment  Risk analysis in an evolving market Despite being a relatively long-standing lending product, there have been limited public payment defaults by f

Carey Olsen | February 2024

Carey Olsen advises Epiris on launch of £1 billion buyout fund Epiris invests in opportunities to transform businesses in partnership with exceptional management teams. The firm targets UK and international businesses with an enterprise value of between £75 million and £500 million. Fund III has already deployed more than 20% of its total capital across four investments: Delinian, Lonestar, Pure Cremation and GSF ...

ALRUD Law Firm | February 2024

The Supreme Court has considered the Westwalk case and ruled that foreign companies can be legally recognized as bankrupt if there is a "close connection" with Russia. Bankruptcy of foreigners was first commenced in 2016, but for a long was applied only to individuals1. The Arbitrazh Court of the Chelyabinsk Region opened Pandora's box in 2022 with respect to a company from the island of Nevis, which was only formally registered there ...

Carey Olsen | February 2024

Carey Olsen advises on Ambipar’s $750 million Senior Unsecured Green Notes The Notes are guaranteed by Ambipar, Environmental ESG Participações S.A. and, subject to certain limitations, Response. The Notes bear interest at the rate of 9.875% per annum and are callable after 6 February 2027. The net proceeds from the Notes will be used for the repayment of indebtedness and the remainder (if any) for general corporate purposes ...

Carey Olsen | February 2024

Carey Olsen advises Strategic Risk Solutions on acquisition of Robus Group Based in Guernsey and Gibraltar, Robus Group offers professional management services to captive insurers, open market insurers, reinsurers, insurance intermediaries, MGAs, ILS fund managers, and other corporate entities. The company supports these clients in achieving their risk management and strategic business goals ...

The New York State Education Department (“SED”) has proposed an amendment to Title 8, Section 3.59 of the Rules of the Board of Regents that would clarify how a New York State institution of higher education (an “IHE”) might enter into certain corporate relationships with a “highly qualified out-of-state institution ...

Shoosmiths LLP | February 2024

A core aim of the Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA) is to ensure the real estate industry - rather than leaseholders or the taxpayer - meets building safety expenditure. One way this is to be achieved is by introducing the Building Safety Levy under s.58 of the BSA. The government has now moved one step closer to the implementation of the levy with the recent publication of a consultation outcome and the publication of a third consultation - closing on 20 February 2024 ...

Shoosmiths LLP | February 2024

The use of cryptocurrency or crypto assets in employee incentive arrangements is a relatively new and evolving area and it is therefore important to carefully consider the potential advantages and disadvantages of their use in incentive arrangements. Different types of crypto assets Crypto assets can take many forms including digital currency such as Bitcoin and Litecoin and NFTs (non-fungible tokens) such as art NFTs and collectible real estate NFTs ...

ALRUD Law Firm | February 2024

The year 2023 was marked by the further strengthening of control over transactions involving the sale of Russian assets owned by “unfriendly” foreign entities, as well as over Russian strategic companies. As for antimonopoly regulation, after several years of discussions and revisions, the fifth antimonopoly package was adopted, and a number of precedent-setting cases were considered. Please see below for more details about the key developments and highlights of 2023. 1 ...

Shoosmiths LLP | February 2024

The recent publication of the 2024 UK Corporate Governance Code introduces several targeted changes in a move to build on the transparency and accountability requirements for corporate practices brought in by the current version of the Code ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | January 2024

  Following from the recent geopolitical developments in Ukraine, there has been a heightened interest in international sanctions ...

Carey Olsen | January 2024

Carey Olsen trio elected as members of STEP Contentious Trusts and Estates Steering Committee STEP is a global professional body encompassing over 21,000 lawyers, accountants, trustees and other practitioners who, as specialists in inheritance and succession planning, draft wills and trusts, administer estates, act as trustees and advise families on how best to structure their finances ...

Carey Olsen | January 2024

Carey Olsen advises on launch of new private capital administration business, Palmer Palmer was founded by chief executive officer Martin Schnaier, chief financial officer James Ireland, chief legal officer James Bermingham, chief commercial officer Jason Bingham and chief technology officer Phil Godley. All have previously held senior leadership positions in the industry, including at FTSE 250 company, Sanne Group plc, prior to its take-private in 2022 ...

Heuking | January 2024

Please note the following press release. This press release is available at our homepage.     A Hamburg-based HEUKING team led by new Equity Partner Christoph Prochnau, LL.B., legally advised bigmed Beratungs GmbH & Co. KG on the sale of digmed GmbH to LOGEX Healthcare Analytics AG.   Founded in 2008 by anesthetist Dr. Enno Bialas, digmed is a leading provider in the analysis of operating and surgical processes in hospitals in the German-speaking region ...

Shoosmiths LLP | January 2024

This article looks at current trends in UK mid-market debt finance and what we anticipate for 2024. Businesses have faced a perfect storm of challenges in the last twelve months: slow economic growth, rising interest rates, geopolitical unrest and struggles to curb inflation. Despite all that, Q4 of 2023 was a busy one, with a definite uptick in new deals off the back of more positive economic news towards the end of the year ...

Heuking | January 2024

Please note the following press release. This press release is available at our homepage.   A HEUKING team, led by Munich-based Partner Boris Dürr, advised PRIMEPULSE SE on the sale of its majority stake in publicly listed KATEK SE to Kontron Acquisitions GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of publicly listed Kontron AG. The transaction involved the sale of roughly 60% of all KATEK shares at a price of about EUR 130 million ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | January 2024

Fintech companies and their partners are on alert as a flurry of new state and federal cybersecurity requirements take effect. The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) both recently finalized changes that will create additional compliance obligations, expand existing regulations to new entities and mandate that banks and fintech firms move quickly to update their cybersecurity policies and incident-response capabilities ...

Shoosmiths LLP | January 2024

On 11 January 2024 the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published policy statement PS24/1 (without consultation). The policy statement sets out temporary changes to the complaints handling rules for motor finance complaints, amid a rise in complaints against motor finance firms relating to commission ...

Shoosmiths LLP | January 2024

A consultation published by the EU Commission on which over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives identifier would best facilitate price transparency closed at the end of last week. While we will need to wait until mid-2024 to hear the Commission’s findings, there are a couple of points of much broader impact and interest to all those interested in operating a multinational business, market structure, technology, digital assets, regulation, cross-border rule harmonisation and data privacy ...

Carey | January 2024

On January 12, 2024, and in compliance with Law No. 21,521 (the "Fintech Law"), the Financial Market Commission ("CMF") published General Rule No. 502, with the purpose of regulating the registration, authorization, and obligations of financial service providers under the Fintech Law (the "NCG 502"). The main subjects addressed by said norm are as follows: 1 ...

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