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Banking & Finance
Banking & Finance
Compensating for past errors – HMRC’s retrospective change in approach to VAT on compensation
Reviewing the new approach what HMRC will apply to most payments that have been made in the past and all new payments made in future.
IPSX – Real Estate’s new stock exchange
The IPSX is an FCA Regulated market and the first stock exchange for real estate in the world.
Luxembourg—cross border banking and finance guide
A brief overview of the current state of the loan markets in Luxembourg and significant recent market developments.
COVID-19: Considerations for companies
An essential toolkit setting out key issues that companies and directors should consider during this uncertain time.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Property Finance on the funding of a new 150-bed hotel development
Puma Property Finance invests to fund the development of a new 150-bed “Hampton by Hilton” hotel in Buckinghamshire.
The impact of COVID-19 on borrowers of investment and development finance.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Property Finance on a £8.5m development loan to fund purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) in Brighton
Charles Russell Speechlys advised Puma Property Finance on a £8.5 million loan to finance student accommodation in Brighton
Charles Russell Speechlys wins Banking and Finance Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2019
Our Financial Services team was delighted to be awarded the prestigious accolade at the British Legal Awards
Points of practice: placings, acquisitions and MAR
This article looks at some important MAR related points when you are looking to fund an acquisition using proceeds from a placing.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Property Finance
This transaction further builds on Puma Property Finance’s extensive activity in the retirement living sector.
Newsletter - October 2018
The African Development Bank (“AfDB”) approves new policy for investments into non-African private sector companies.
Newsletter - Financial Services Institutions Briefing - April 2018
The latest edition of our Financial Services Institutions Briefing.
New CBB Governance Principles for Islamic Banks
Benjamin O’Brien-McQueenie considers the impact of the introduction of the new module in the Central Bank of Bahrain Rulebook.
November - Newsletter - Financial Services Institutions Briefing
Welcome to the latest edition of our Financial Services Institutions Briefing.
Healthcare team advises on the sale of Minster Care in connection with the £160m IPO of Impact Healthcare REIT
March 2017 - Financial Services Institutions Briefing
Welcome to the fourth edition of our Financial Services Institutions Briefing.
Personal Guarantees - Key considerations
When additional financial support is needed on a transaction, a personal guarantee can often be the solution.
Cultivation of Bahrain’s financial sector
The government has announced a number of key changes to legislation within the last few months
The Kingdom of Bahrain launches its first REIT
Bahrain’s first Real Estate Investment Trust launched to the public in November 2016.
Cultural Risk: Have the banks curbed reckless risk taking enough?
Have the banks curbed reckless risk taking enough? Convicted trader says “profits-first ask-questions later” culture is still alive and well