Travers Smith's Head of Incentives and Remuneration Mahesh Varia and Senior Associate Claire Prentice have contributed the United Kingdom chapter in the latest Legal 500 Employee Incentives Guide. The guide provides its readers with a pragmatic overview of the laws and regulations of Employee Incentives practice across a variety of jurisdictions.
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Jonathan Gilmour, Peter Hughes and Joseph Wren have co-authored a chapter in the latest edition of Global Legal Insights' annual fund finance publication highlighting the key structural and documentary legal issues that should be considered by a private capital manager thinking about entering into derivatives transactions at fund level. This chapter was first published in GLI - Fund Finance 2023 (Seventh Edition).
Travers Smith's Head of Asset Management, Emily Clark and Tax Knowledge Counsel, Ian Zeider have written an article in a recent edition of Tax Journal, discussing the government consultation on the VAT treatment of fund management services.
Pensions Partner, Andy Lewis, and Head of Derivatives & Structured Products Partner, Jonathan Gilmour, have jointly contributed to the recently published International Comparative Legal Guide on Environmental, Social & Governance Law 2023.
GLI - Fund Finance 2023: Newer liquidity solutions for alternative asset fund managers – increasingly core
Danny Peel, Katie McMenamin, Charles Bischoff and Kirsty Emery have co-authored a chapter in the latest edition of Global Legal Insights' annual fund finance publication assessing the current fund finance market and newer liquidity solutions available to alternative asset fund managers. This chapter was first published in GLI - Fund Finance 2023 (Seventh Edition).
Updated 29 July 2022
For a long time, the regulated, uncertain and public nature of takeovers curbed the enthusiasm of financial buyers looking for a slick M&A process and low execution risk. More recently, competition for overpriced assets forced international and domestic private equity bidders into the public markets, where they discovered they could, in fact, play the game rather well.
Read the full PMI Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Report 2022 here: Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Report - The Pensions Management Institute (pensions-pmi.org.uk)
In this article, first published in the November 2022 edition of Butterworth's Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Partner John Lee considers a key potential value proposition of smart contracts and its limits.
Travers Smith has written the UK chapters of the Practical Law and Chambers global outsourcing guides. The chapters cover the latest legal information and many of the key issues to consider on UK outsourcing.
This article was first published in Trust Law International (Bloomsbury Professional) at (2022) 3 TLI 103.
Funds and Secondaries Partner Ed Ford has written a special report article for Financier Worldwide, examining the conflicts of interest in the GP-led secondary market.
Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI): Integrating sustainability goals across the investment industry in the UK
Partners Andy Lewis and Jonathan Gilmour, Senior Counsel Harriet Sayer and Senior Consultant Simon Witney have contributed to the latest paper from Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI): A legal framework for impact (UK): integrating sustainability investment goals across the investment industry.
Partner John Lee has been featured in the Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law for his article titled, 'The endgame: issues in enforcement against cryptoassets' which considers methods of enforcement against cryptoassets, including the possibility of recovering cryptoassets without the authorisation of the private key.
In an application under the disclosure pilot scheme, the High Court has clarified the circumstances in which a document will be considered to have been "mentioned" in a witness statement and is therefore disclosable under paragraph 21 of Practice Direction 51U (PD51U).
Writing for the Journal of International Banking & Financial Law, Head of Leveraged Finance, Matthew Ayre, and Senior Associate, Jason Larkins, take a look at the key features of recurring revenue transactions in the UK and European markets, including who they are for, how they work and evolving trends.