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China removes quotas for foreign institutional investors under the QFII and RQFII schemes

Red Tape | Corruption contagion - tip of the iceberg

In high profile cases, the cost of regulatory investigation may just be the beginning of a much longer (and more expensive) story.

13 January 2016
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Red Tape | Website-blocking injunctions to combat the increasing risk of online copyright infringement

We focus on website blocking injunctions, as one measure that has been used or introduced to tackle online copyright infringement.

13 January 2016
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An overview of Trade Mark protection in Africa

As more global businesses expand into the growing African market, protection of their brands has become increasingly important.

11 December 2015
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Critical Path - Anti-Bribery and Corruption Due Diligence in Africa

Companies that operate in numerous jurisdictions have long faced the burden of complying with various regulatory regimes that can vary significantly and change rapidly.

11 December 2015
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Deal or no deal

There has been much commentary about the amount of private equity capital being raised for investment in Africa

11 December 2015
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Investment in Ghana - Recent Legal Developments

Ghana has faced a series of macroeconomic challenges over the past year. Despite this the county remains one of the bright spots for investment in the West African...

01 December 2015
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Chinese insurance companies allowed to establish domestic funds: a threat or an opportunity for European managers?

Chinese insurance companies will now be permitted to establish Chinese private equity funds, providing potential opportunities for European managers and investors.

22 October 2015
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The EU's Capital Markets Union

The European Commission has released its Action Plan for a Capital Markets Union

01 October 2015
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Mobile workers in Europe and the working time directive: business faces higher costs

Mobile workers in Europe and the working time directive: an update on the latest ruling from the European Court.

17 September 2015
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Marketing foreign funds in the European Union

The process leading to a “third country passport” under AIFMD gets going in earnest next week. The Directive says that by 22 July 2015 ESMA, the pan-European...

16 July 2015
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Amended profits tax exemption a welcome change for private equity funds

On 10 July 2015 the Hong Kong Legislative Council agreed to extend the existing profits tax exemption for offshore funds to PE funds. The new exemptions will come...

14 July 2015
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Mobile workers in Europe and the working time directive: higher costs for businesses?

A recent opinion from the European Court suggests travelling time should be counted as working time for mobile workers across the EU: King & Wood Mallesons report.

13 July 2015
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