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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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).

Significant controllers register

New obligation for unlisted Hong Kong companies to keep a register of their significant controllers

22nd February 2018 // Publication

From 1 March 2018, companies incorporated in Hong Kong will need to maintain a register of persons having significant control over them, known as a "significant controllers register".

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.


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