Regulatory and implementing technical standards (RTS and ITS) are commonplace in EU financial regulation but the process by which they are adopted is complex. Our short, four minute animation helps to simplify the process.
BBVA and Red Electrica Corporation have become the first in the world to deliver a syndicated loan using blockchain. Linklaters advised BBVA on the €150m syndicated loan with the whole facility’s negotiation process closed over the blockchain network.
Artificial intelligence is moving into the mainstream and raises a number of practical, legal and ethical challenges. If you are looking to exploit this technology you need to address these issues, many of which are new and need new responses.
Germany used to take a lenient approach towards foreign investment control. However, the first ever veto over an investment – announced under stricter rules introduced in 2017 – has been followed by proposals for even stricter controls.
We are pleased to launch our new report Japan Offshore Wind: Approaching a Tipping Point.
Japan has an ambition of decarbonising its economy by 2050 and offshore wind power is expected to play a key role. However, historically wind power developers faced challenges (geography, climate conditions and legal/regulatory issues).