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Keep well and prosper – Shanghai court validates Hong Kong decision affirming U.S. bondholder claims

In a significant development, the Shanghai Financial Court has announced its ruling in the first case in China involving an application for recognition and enforcement of a Hong Kong court...

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Global Payments Newsletter, November 2020

Key developments of interest over the last month include: Europe: The CJEU has found that (i) PSD2 does not restrict the type of terms that can be changed by tacit consent, but where the ...

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Hong Kong government announces long-awaited corporate rescue regime

The Hong Kong government is proposing much-anticipated legislation for the introduction of a corporate rescue procedure and insolvent trading regime. Hong Kong has, for years, struggled to...

Insights

Six months to make changes to CCA enforcement, default and termination notices
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Lenders and owners will need to amend their CCA section 76 (enforcement), 87 (default), and 98 (termination) notices to reflect new requirements and prescribed text. HM Treasury is seeking...

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CJEU rules on scope of variation provisions under PSD2
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Banks and other payment service providers will be relieved to hear that the CJEU in the case of DenizBank AG v Verein für Konsumenteninformation has not followed the previous Advocate...

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Executive order prohibits U.S. persons from trading in securities of Chinese military companies
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On 12 November 2020, President Trump issued an executive order on "Addressing the Threat from Securities Investments that Finance Communist Chinese Military Companies" (EO), which ...

Analysis

How to navigate data protection and cybersecurity issues in M&As in Asia-Pacific
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In recent years, the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has been a core hub of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, emerging relatively unscathed from the COVID-19 pandemic which has...

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COVID-19: FCA consults on extended support for consumer credit customers
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The FCA has published proposals to enhance support to users of consumer credit products who face payment difficulties due to COVID-19. The proposals take the form of updates to its July...

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FCA extends the COVID-19 payment deferral scheme for mortgages and updates its additional guidance
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The FCA has published further draft iterations of its COVID-19 guidance for firms dealing with mortgage customers experiencing financial difficulty. The June 2020 guidance on payment...

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