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New Prospectus Regulation Offers More Flexibility, But Restricts Some Security Conversions
The European Parliament adopted the Prospectus Regulation on 5 April 2017. Since the Council is expected to formally adopt the regulation shortly, we expect entry into force in summer 2017.
European Union
21 Apr 2017
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New Prospectus Regime Creates More Flexibility But Restricts Certain Conversions
As the European Parliament, the Council for the European Union and the European Commission have now agreed on the proposal for the Prospectus Regulation, it seems likely that the rules for a new prospectus regime will enter into force in the next few months.
European Union
8 Feb 2017
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Remarkable Whistleblower Rejection Of USD 8.25 Million Award
In August 2016, a former risk officer wrote an opinion piece published by the Financial Times explaining his reason for allegedly rejecting a whistleblower award of USD 8.25 million (half of the 16.5 million total).
United States
15 Sep 2016
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Hear The Whistle! Whistleblower Receives Second-Highest Award Ever
The SEC announced four whistleblowing cases in May and June 2016. The recent announcements show, once again, how whistleblowing continues to be rewarded in the US.
United States
22 Jun 2016
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New UBO Register To Be Launched In 2016
The Ministers of Finance, Security and Justice and Economic Affairs have announced the outline for a new UBO (Ultimate Beneficial Owner) register.
Netherlands
4 Apr 2016
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SEC Urges Whistleblowers To Report Without Delay
For the first time ever, the Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a lower whistleblower award because the whistleblower, waited too long before reporting the misconduct.
United States
18 Feb 2016
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Settlements In Brief: Notable Settlements In December 2015
Enforcement actions by criminal and supervisory authorities are settled regularly. In light of these developments, companies are advised to take appropriate measures.
United States
18 Feb 2016
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Solvency II And Dividends On Ordinary Shares
From January 2016, dividends declared on an insurer's ordinary shares must be cancellable on a breach of the Solvency Capital Requirement (SCR) at any time up until payment...
Netherlands
5 Feb 2016
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Implementation In The Netherlands Of New Transparency Rules Expected Soon
On 22 December 2015 the First Chamber of the Dutch parliament adopted a bill implementing the revised European transparency directive.
Netherlands
15 Jan 2016
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2015 Report Shows Further Growth Of SEC Whistleblower Programme
Every year, the Securities and Exchange Commission reports on the results of its whistleblower programme.
United States
14 Dec 2015
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European Commission Puts Netherlands On Notice Regarding Its Tax Treaty With Japan
The European Commission asked the Netherlands on 19 November to amend the limitation on benefits (LOB) provision in the existing Dutch-Japanese tax treaty.
Netherlands
14 Dec 2015
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Settlements In Brief: Notable Settlements In September And October
Enforcement actions by criminal and supervisory authorities are settled regularly.
United States
19 Nov 2015
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Reference Date Buy-Out Price Of Shares Determined By Date Tender Offer
The Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal was recently asked to give a ruling on the reference date used in determining the buy-out price after a tender offer.
Netherlands
16 Sep 2015
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SEC Urges Courts To Extend Retaliation Protection To Internal Whistleblowers
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued new guidelines stating that the anti-retaliation provisions in the Dodd-Frank Act should also apply to staff who report misconduct internally.
United States
15 Sep 2015
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SEC To Pay Highest Possible Whistleblower Award In First Retaliation Case
In the first anti-retaliation case against a New York-based hedge fund advisory firm, the SEC recently announced that the whistleblower at the centre of the case would receive the highest possible award.
United States
12 Jun 2015
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De Brauw Responds To European Prospectus Directive Review Proposals
Earlier this year, the European Commission published a consultation document for the review of the Prospectus Directive.
European Union
12 Jun 2015
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Caution: Having A Deficient Whistleblowing And Compliance System May Have Consequences
The SEC announced two whistleblowing cases in April 2015. In the first case, the SEC issued a whistleblowing award between USD 1.4 and 1.6 million.
United States
12 May 2015
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Dutch Government Appears To Tighten Grip On Independent Conduct Supervision
Internal discussions on whether members of the AFM’s supervisory board can hold positions in companies or financial institutions prompted the Minister of Finance to conduct an integrity audit.
Netherlands
13 Feb 2015
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Settlements In Brief: Recent Cases Show Importance Self-Reporting And Remedial Action
Enforcement action by criminal and supervisory authorities is settled regularly.
United States
13 Feb 2015
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Court Of Appeal Rules On Disclosure Of Price-Sensitive Information
Supermarket chain Super de Boer should have intervened earlier to avoid possible insider trading. An appeals court recently decided this in proceedings following Jumbo’s takeover of Super de Boer in 2009.
Netherlands
19 Dec 2014
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