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Dechert Advises WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. on $40.0 Million Notes...

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October 20, 2020

Dechert advised WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. in the private offering of $40.0 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.375% Notes due 2025. The notes were offered only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Section 4(a)(...
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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) control in the United Kingdom

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October 22, 2020

Key takeaways FDI rules in the UK have recently been tightened in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The UK can now intervene in transactions on the grounds of public health emergencies. Also, lower jurisdictional thresholds...
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Coffee Break Compliance Broadcast Series | Episode Eight: Diversity &...

Event & Webinar

October 22, 2020

Dechert invites compliance professionals and in-house counsel to join us for a short break, over a coffee or lunch, to consider the emerging trends in compliance in the post-COVID era. As businesses globally are grappling with the complexities of a changing work environment and varying country safety requirements, our lawyers from around the world reflect on how these issues require companies to renew focus on compliance. This broadcast series will provide insight on several issues, including how to instill corporate values, ensure maximum engagement from remote training, revisit risk assessments and due diligence processes, monitor financial controls and leverage technology in investigations.  Episode Eight: Diversity & Inclusion: A Necessary Component of Your Compliance Program Episode eight will be released on Thursday, 22 October.   
An Introduction to SIAC: A Global Arbitration Institution

Event & Webinar

October 26, 2020

As a premier global arbitral institution, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) handles one of the world’s largest international administered caseloads. In line with the steady growth in caseload in recent years, SIAC is administering increasingly complex, high value disputes involving companies, businesses and investors from civil and common law systems. In 2019 alone, SIAC received cases from parties from 59 jurisdictions across six continents. These parties are attracted by the innovative SIAC Rules and the efficient SIAC Secretariat, as well as the advantages of Singapore as a hub for international arbitration. This webinar will explore some of the key features of SIAC arbitration for novices and experts alike. Topics to be covered will include: Connections and points of difference between the SIAC Rules and those of comparable institutions; Key procedural innovations in the SIAC Rules; Mechanisms in the SIAC Rules that allow for the time- and cost-efficient resolution of disputes; The SIAC Investment Arbitration Rules, which are specifically tailored to investor-State disputes; and The key features of Singapore as a hub for international arbitration. The Dechert speakers will be joined by Gary Born, President of SIAC Court of Arbitration and Kevin Nash, Deputy Registrar & Centre Director at SIAC.  For queries relating to this event, please contact Abby Cook.
Virtual California Investment Management Symposium

Event & Webinar

October 27, 2020

Please join Dechert partners and other thought leaders from the investment management and fintech industries at the firm’s Virtual California Investment Management Symposium on October 27. This multi-panel event will examine the evolving legal and regulatory environment for investment advisers, financial services firms, and registered and private investment managers and funds, as well as related opportunities, trends and risks. We are excited to host this event, and we hope you will join us. Topics will include: Financial Services and Market Volatility in the Time of COVID The Future of Digital Assets ESG in the Spotlight CCO Roundtable: Managing Compliance During a Pandemic – Tales from the Frontline We will be joined by speakers from leading financial institutions and fintech companies: Capital Group Charles Schwab Dunham & Associates Fidelity Investments PIMCO Funds Provenance.io TIAA Funds TPG Wilshire Associates  
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Awards & Accolades

Les Plumes de L’Economie & du Droit 2020

Awards & Accolades

October 15, 2020

Dechert est fier de s’être vu décerner deux plumes d’or et trois d’argent à l’occasion de la cérémonie des Plumes de l’Economie & du Droit 2020. Félicitations à Mélanie Thill-Tayara et Laurence Bary, Laurent Martinet et Jean-...
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Leading Questions: Dechert’s Vincent Cohen Jr.

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October 19, 2020

Vincent Cohen was profiled in a Q&A by Bloomberg Law regarding Big Law’s progress in terms of diversity and inclusion and his experience with public service and community involvement. Read the article here. 
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