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Securities Attorney Briefing for 19 July 2016

International Brexit spurs London start-ups to investigate Berlin move Ten London start-ups have made inquiries about moving to Berlin since Britain voted to leave the European Union, business development group Berlin Partner said on Monday. Along with other European cities, Berlin is jostling for a piece of London’s financial technology industry and has stepped up […]

Securities Attorney Briefing for 14 July 2016

International Germany Sells Bonds With Negative Yield at Auction When it comes to bond yields in Europe, it seems there is no such thing as too low. Germany on Wednesday became the first country in the eurozone to sell 10-year debt with a negative yield at an auction, effectively ensuring that investors lose money over […]

Securities Attorney Briefing For 13 July 2016

International Brexit: EU referendum result ‘not legally binding’, say more than 1,000 lawyers More than 1,000 lawyers have signed a letter addressed to Prime Minister David Cameron saying the EU referendum result is merely “advisory” and not legally binding. Arguing the vote for Brexit, which was opposed by world leaders such as Barack Obama and […]

Securities Attorney Briefing for 8 July 2016

International Why BREXIT Is A Perfect Sequel To The Iraq War On the surface, things in London appear reassuringly normal on a fine summer’s day. The parks are full; new exhibitions of David Hockney’s and Georgia O’Keeffe’s work have opened; and the lawn tennis championship is reaching its climax at Wimbledon. But beneath the surface, the […]

Securities Attorney Briefing for 7 July 2016

International Islamic State tightens grip on captives held as sex slaves KHANKE, Iraq (AP) — The advertisement on the Telegram app is as chilling as it is incongruous: A girl for sale is “Virgin. Beautiful. 12 years old…. Her price has reached $12,500 and she will be sold soon.” The posting in Arabic appeared on […]