- Agency ISDA: an ISDA negotiated and agreed by an investment manager with a particular counterparty bank which forms a kind of 'umbrella' arrangement applicable to the investment manager's different clients. The Agency ISDA will contain appendices outlining the specific legal and commercial terms which apply to the derivatives transactions the investment manager enters into on behalf of different stakeholders across its entire client book, e.g.
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Schemes that have been using fiduciary management services for some time may face a 9 June 2021 deadline for putting those services out to tender or retender. Other schemes already using such services are subject to later deadlines.
To help you keep on top of legal developments relevant to alternative asset managers, we have created a checklist that pulls the key ones together. Our checklist highlights each development, providing a brief description and setting out the next steps.
Of particular interest to many parties will be the cessation of 26 of the 35 LIBOR benchmark tenors immediately after 31 December 2021.
The recommendations of Lord Hill's UK Listing Review were published yesterday, 3 March. The review, which was launched in November 2020, considers the efficiency, attractiveness, and competitiveness of the post-Brexit UK Listing Regime.
Updated 2 September 2021
Our round-up of recent developments in law and practice for in-house counsel.
The TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures) has launched a consultation on the development and use of forward-looking climate-related metrics by the financial sector.
Pension scheme trustees to lead the way in assessing and managing climate risk: our response to DWP's consultation
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) recently consulted on the introduction of new duties that will require pension scheme trustees to have in place effective governance, strategy, risk management and accompanying metrics and targets to assess and manage climate risks and opportunities in their schemes.
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