Please join us for a webinar on the HKEX Consultation Paper on SPACS at 5pm HKT 28 October 2021

Register here Please join Julia Charlton for a webinar on The HKEX Consultation Paper on SPACS. CPD accreditation from the Law Society of Hong Kong is being sought. About the webinar The webinar will cover the following topics: INTRODUCTION Introduction and overview of the Consultation Paper Overview of the key terms in respect of a SPAC The […]

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Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA Enforcement Tools

By Olivier RIVOIRE (this Newsletter is drafted jointly with Yasmine SABETI LANGE, attorney-at-law Sabeti-Legal in Zurich) It was recently reported in the press that FINMA took several actions against certain Swiss banks and their executive managers, particularly in relation to several cases of money laundering. Financial markets supervision and money laundering Such recent FINMA decisions provide us with […]

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Torben Welch discusses ‘Innovation as the biggest M&A differentiator’

Welcome Torben! Torben Welch, Partner at Messner Reeves LLP, spoke to IR Digital’s podcast host Jennifer Riggins on our most recent, topical podcast…. ‘Innovation as the biggest M&A differentiator’ Torben and Jennifer discussed how innovation can help a business add instant value within their industry, explored how the restaurant industry has innovated throughout what has […]

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HKEX Issues Consultation Paper on SPACs

I. SPACS BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION TO HONG KONG SPACS The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (the HKEX) published a consultation paper on 17 September 2021 to seek market feedback on proposals to create a listing regime for special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”) in Hong […]

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HKEX Issues Consultation Paper on SPACs

I. SPACS BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION TO HONG KONG SPACS The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (the HKEX) published a consultation paper on 17 September 2021 to seek market feedback on proposals to create a listing regime for special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”) in Hong […]

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Nina Boteva Law Newsletter September 2021

Directive (EU) 2019/1024 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 on open data and the re-use of public sector information (the Open Data Directive) was adopted two years ago. Further to the above, there is an obligation for the Republic of Bulgaria to transpose into Bulgarian legislation the requirements and […]

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Nina Boteva Law Newsletter August 2021

On 18.08.2021 a Bill amending and supplementing the Law on the Activity of Collective Investment Schemes and Other Collective Investment Enterprises (hereinafter only the Bill) was submitted to the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria. The project aims to introduce the requirements of Directive (EU) 2019/1160, Regulation (EU) 2019/1156 and Regulation (EU) 2019/2088. • […]

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BORY & ASSOCIÉS, LAWYERS joins IR as the exclusive Banking and Finance and Immigration Law Member in Switzerland

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Olivier Rivoire of BORY & ASSOCIÉS, LAWYERS. Olivier has joined IR as our exclusive Banking and Finance and Immigration Law Member in Switzerland. After completing his legal studies at the University of Fribourg, Olivier Rivoire was admitted to the Geneva bar […]

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Singapore Exchange Introduces SPAC Listing Framework

On 2 September 2021, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) announced1 new rules to enable Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) to list on the Mainboard of Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX Mainboard). The rules took effect on 3 September 2021, making the SGX the first exchange in Asia to allow SPAC listings. Singapore first considered allowing SPACs to […]

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Singapore Exchange Introduces SPAC Listing Framework

On 2 September 2021, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) announced1 new rules to enable Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) to list on the Mainboard of Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX Mainboard). The rules took effect on 3 September 2021, making the SGX the first exchange in Asia to allow SPAC listings. Singapore first considered allowing […]

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