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In an increasingly interconnected world, cyber risk is firmly at the top of the boardroom agenda, and having an effective data breach response programme is no longer optional.
The 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) brings together countries to address global climate change issues. As countries and companies focus on how they can enact positive environmental change by reducing global emissions by half by 2030, we provide commentary on the outcomes and common themes from COP26 and the potential impact on the industry and business.
Issuance of leveraged loans and high yield bonds to fund buyouts surged to quarterly highs in 2021 as private equity sponsors raised their investment game
Canadian dealmakers are betting on large overseas purchases as market confidence returns
In recent years, the construction industry in India has emerged as an attractive destination for foreign investment. To support this heightened interest, the government of India has enacted an attractive foreign direct investment policy.
With a significant and coherent body of case law on construction disputes, Singapore is a hub for resolving many construction disputes across the Asia-Pacific region.
Changes in the construction law and favorable government policy continue to spur Vietnam's construction industry.
Australia is a highly advanced mixed economy, but investors – often drawn to the country's economic stability and resilience – should be aware of certain clauses that typically appear in construction contracts.
With its strategic location and significant natural resources, Malaysia is an internationally recognized investment-friendly jurisdiction with a significant construction industry. Malaysian law offers procedural safeguards and mechanisms for dispute resolution to facilitate, for example, regular and timely payment under construction contracts.
The construction industry in Indonesia has long been considered the backbone of the country's economic and social development, and regulations are being continuously amended to ease complexity and expedite processes for businesses and foreign investors.
The Philippines construction industry is expected to grow with the introduction of the "Build, Build, Build" initiative and the amendment of a number of laws that would loosen restrictions on foreign investment.
There are many ways to resolve a construction dispute when it arises—but what are the best methods for mitigating risks, avoiding or resolving such disputes for projects based in Australia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam?
Favorable valuations are fueling opportunistic purchases by overseas bidders
Challenges and opportunities in the US, UK and Europe
It has been a period rife with notable shifts on the global stage; a new administration in the US, the end of the Brexit transition period and the reaching of key milestones in the discontinuation of LIBOR, to name but a few. This section provides an overview of recent developments in some key regulatory hot topics
The Financial Regulatory Observer spotlights selected topics currently driving regulatory and technological changes in the financial industry.
Key considerations for banks engaging with governments and peer institutions to improve financial crime compliance systems