Looking ahead

What important legal and regulatory changes will affect your business in 2018?

Explore our reports
The Rule of Law: Everyone has a part to play

A report on improving the UK’s rule of law and competitiveness

Find out more

Topical commentary from leading employment and incentives lawyers

Great change is here

In a changing world, a trusted partner for your greatest challenges

Linklaters at a glance
通向成功之路 在监管日趋严格时如何完成境外投资

The road to success: Completing outbound investment in an increasingly regulated world

China outbound M&A

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

Crisis Management

A coordinated, world-wide response to the issues that threaten your reputation, financial stability and key relationships.

Linklaters Crisis Management
Wellcome Trust 100 year £750m bond

Linklaters advises one of the world’s largest funders of medical research.

Find out more
Oxford University issues first bond

Oxford University's first ever bond will raise £750 million

FInd out more
Successful infrastructure project financing in Sub-Saharan Africa

Nacala Corridor Rail and Port project is catalyst for significant regional development.

Find out more
Linklaters named Top 100 LGB&T Employer in the UK

Linklaters is proud to announce that the firm has been named a Stonewall Top 100 Employer.

Find out more
A global HERo

Claudia Parzani named one of top ten Financial Times and HERoes global champions of women in business

Find out more
Sustainable Development Goals

Outlining how our commercial work and operations align to the UN SDGs.

Find out what we are doing

Forward Thinking

Global Issues

Ground-breaking Deals

Responsible Business

Illegality and contracts

22nd March 2018 // Publication

As any hapless law student attempting to grapple with the concept of illegality knows, it is almost impossible to ascertain or articulate principled rules from the authorities relating to the recovery of money or other assets paid or transferred under illegal contracts.” Lady Justice Gloster in Patel v Mirza [2014] EWCA Civ 1047.

Rule against penalties: State of the law in Singapore

22nd March 2018 // Publication

It has been just over two years since the UK Supreme Court reformulated the penalty rule in Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi; ParkingEye Limited v Beavis [2015] UKSC 67.

Outbound investment

Changes to China's outbound investment rules

22nd February 2018 // Publication

Watch our short video relating to the changes to China’s outbound investment rules due to take effect on 1st March 2018.


European Commission's Fintech Action Plan

12th March 2018 // Insights

As part of its strategy for a Capital Markets Union and the Digital Single Market, the European Commission has published its Fintech Action Plan which includes a proposed regulation for crowdfunding services.

National security or national protectionism? Increasing restrictions on foreign investment

Tuesday 24th April 2018, 14:00 to 15:00 GMT


M&A and strategy teams, as well as in-house legal, will need to understand this new landscape in order to best advise their Boards on future strategy involving M&A or other foreign investment.

Year in Review Year to Come

Luxembourg Law in 2018 - three key areas of change: GDPR; New Anti-Money Laundering (AML) IV Directive; Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD)

22nd February 2018 // Publication

Luxembourg Law in 2018 - short video on three key areas of change: GDPR; New Anti-Money Laundering (AML) IV Directive; Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD).


about linklaters