HFW is reviewing business issues related to our key sectors to help clients prepare for a possible EU exit. We have extensive experience working with clients on EU, competition and regulatory matters across a broad spectrum including EU/national antitrust and merger control, State aid, EU litigation and EU and regulatory law matters.
HFW has worked with research group ExplaintheMarket to identify the three most important trends in a global economy. The research highlights three economic trends where political will, investor confidence and opportunities for new partnerships all converge.
Iran sanctions: guidance for insurers, reinsurers and brokers
Insurers, reinsurers and brokers will be looking carefully at the latest Iran sanctions developments to see whether the sanctions relief presents an opportunity or a threat for their businesses, as well as seeking to anticipate what new activities assureds may now be contemplating, in order to be able to respond to their requests for cover.
Australia’s new foreign investment regime, which came into effect on 1 December 2015 tightens up the process for obtaining government approval to invest in some areas, for example residential, agricultural and other sensitive property, and eases it in other areas.
Safe Harbour 2.0: will the EU-US Privacy Shield stand up to scrutiny?
A last minute deal was struck on 2 February 2016 between the European Commission and the United States, in an attempt to fill the void in EU-US data transfer created by the Schrems decision in October 2015.
It is no secret that the fall in global commodity prices and Chinese demand has hurt the Mongolian economy. In addition, the Mongolian government is facing a number of imminent debt repayments and the prospect of having to restructure its sovereign and parastatal debt remains very real.