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Getting over the line: clearing regulatory hurdles to outbound M&A

Linklaters launches report on Chinese outbound M&A at China Development Forum in Beijing


A simple and efficient solution to adapting EU law for an orderly Brexit


Linklaters has launched a report produced with the International Regulatory Strategy Group – a practitioner-led body comprising leading UK-based figures from the financial and professional services industry, co-sponsored by TheCityUK and the City of London Corporation.


Following on from the EU Commission’s December 2010 consultation to reform the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), the Commission published its legislative proposals, taking the form of a revised Directive (MiFID II) and a new Regulation (MiFIR).

Both MiFID II and MiFIR entered into force on 2 July 2014 (20 days after publication), and are required to be transposed into national law by 3 July 2017.