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Navigating Debt Repurchases in Europe: What You Need to Know

Key issues that typically arise in connection with debt repurchase programs. By Rob Moulton and Anna Lewis-Martinez Market shifts often lead companies and their affiliates to actively consider debt repurchases. Important legal considerations include: contractual restrictions; potential disclosure obligations; listing implications; the impact of tender offer rules; consequences of debt purchase transactions; how debt purchase … Continue Reading

COVID-19 Bank Lending Relief Measures

By Axel Schiemann, Marco Bonasso, Rob Moulton, Pia Naib Several countries have announced or have already implemented extensive debt relief measures for consumers and companies. In some instances these measures also include debt moratoria. The following provides a brief overview of key headlines reflecting the current status for such debt moratoria in Germany, Italy, UK, … Continue Reading

EU Regulators Outline Approach to Remote Working During COVID-19 Crisis

ESMA, BaFin, and FCA have provided guidelines on firms’ obligation to record client telephone calls. By Rob Moulton and Axel Schiemann Remote working raises uncertainties in various regulated areas as it dramatically changes institutions’ day-to-day business. In particular, institutions are confronted with practical and technical difficulties regarding client-related requirements such as the obligation to tape … Continue Reading
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