Archive for July, 2016
24 Feb 11:20 PM 0 Read More...

Creation of FIDAL Fiducie, a law firm dedicated to trusts

The newly created firm, FIDAL Fiducie, is the first of its kind and scale in the landscape of business law firms in France. FIDAL, a pioneer in devising service offerings that are complementary to its legal and tax advisory and litigation practices, has innovated once again by offering its 80,000 clients the possibility of being assisted by a firm specialized in trusts. Our clients will thus benefit from the compleme...

18 Feb 12:38 PM 0 Read More...

Bring back Criminal Bankruptcy to combat fraud, says insolvency profession

Criminal bankruptcy should be re-introduced to help return money from fraudsters to their victims, according to a new report published by R3, the insolvency trade body. Insolvency practitioners say that Criminal Bankruptcy Orders would allow the retrieval of funds from defendants more effectively than is possible under the current system of confiscation or criminal orders. Criminal bankruptcy would mean all of ...

13 Feb 12:34 PM 0 Read More...

Latham & Watkins Advises on Tencent’s US$2 billion Bond Offering

Tencent, a leading integrated internet services company in China, has raised US$2 billion from a two-tranche senior notes under the company’s existing US$5 billion Global Medium Term Note program. The bond issuance comprised US$1.1 billion senior notes with 2.875% annual interest rate maturing in 2020, and US$900 million senior notes with 3.8% annual interest rate maturing in 2025. Latham & Watkins represente...

12 Feb 12:29 PM 0 Read More...

BT to buy EE

Telecoms giant is set to acquire EE in a £12.5 billion deal, which will make BT the biggest communications company in Britain. BT said in a statement: "The combination of EE and BT will provide customers with innovative, seamless services that combine the power of fibre broadband with wi-fi and advanced mobile capabilities." The company also said that it expects to generate around £1.6 billion extra per year...

05 Feb 10:15 AM 0 Read More...