Looking ahead

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

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The Rule of Law: Everyone has a part to play

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

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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

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.

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Oxford University issues first bond

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

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Successful infrastructure project financing in Sub-Saharan Africa

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

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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.

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A global HERo

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

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Sustainable Development Goals

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

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Forward Thinking

Global Issues

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Responsible Business

Linklaters appoints William Liu Head of China

19th January 2018 // News

We are pleased to confirm the appointment of William Liu as Head of China. William is recognised by clients and peers as the pre-eminent capital markets lawyer in China.

Ed Chan

Using artificial intelligence in the workplace

5th January 2018 // Insights

Banking Partner, Ed Chan talks about how the banking team at Linklaters is using artificial intelligence to streamline repetitive administrative processes.

Sumit Indwar

Sumit Indwar talks to Bloomberg Markets about how the new MiFID rules will impact Asia

3rd January 2018 // News

As the second iteration of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), come into effect on 3 January 2018, Sumit Indwar, partner in our Hong Kong office, speaks to Bloomberg Markets: Asia about what they mean for investors and regulated firms in Asia.

Sovereign Wealth Funds

Pensions auto-enrolment

15th January 2018 // Insights

Minimum contributions for auto-enrolment purposes must be increased from 6 April 2018 and then again from 6 April 2019. Schemes and employers should consider now whether they need to take any action as a result.


MiFID II – New Product Governance Rules

11th January 2018 // Insights

From 3 January 2018 the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive came into effect in EEA Member States, and introduced various changes including new rules around product governance.

Linklaters expands U.S. R&I capabilities through hire of market leading bankruptcy lawyer

2nd January 2018 // News

Linklaters is pleased to announce the addition of market leading bankruptcy lawyer, Amy Edgy, who will be joining the firm’s U.S. Restructuring & Insolvency (R&I) practice as partner.

HK Stock Exchange

Hong Kong - Adding two chapters to the Listing Rules rather than a New Board

27th December 2017 // Publication

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has taken a strong step forward towards liberalising its listing platform. We outline the changes in this article.

Financial Regulation – Year in Review and Year to Come

21st December 2017 // Publication

What happened in 2017 and what is coming up in 2018? To help you keep track of all key developments on the regulatory horizon we have prepared a year in review and year to come guide.

Linklaters advises SDIC Zhonglu Fruit Juice on the acquisition of Appol Group

21st December 2017 // Deal

Tomasz Zorawski and Klaudia Królak lead the Warsaw team advising SDIC Zhonglu Fruit Juice on the acquisition of Appol Group, top Polish juice producer

Irish border

Linklaters Senior Counsel gives evidence to Commons International Trade Select Committee

14th December 2017 // Thought leadership

The International Trade Committee held an evidence session on Wednesday 13 December, which considered how suggested solutions for the Irish border align with the UK's obligations under (WTO) World Trade Organization rules.


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