All German companies will soon have to report on their ownership structures to the German Transparency Register as a new law has abolished simplifications that previously applied to the majority of companies.
Our corporate trust and agency group is an integrated, international multi-disciplinary team that advises across the entire life of a transaction.
Our corporate trust and agency group is a central part of our work in the financial markets sector; it draws together expertise from lawyers in capital markets, finance, restructuring and insolvency and dispute resolution. The team provides specialist advice covering the full life-cycle of a transaction, including origination, its ongoing administration and the exercise of trustee powers, distressed situations such as restructurings and enforcement, and disputes.
We, and our clients, act and work across the spectrum of trustee and agency work in the financial sector, including loans, corporate bonds, securitisations, asset backed securities and other structured finance transactions.
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On 10 June 2021, the German Parliament (Bundestag) adopted the Act on the Implementation of the Digitalisation Directive (Gesetz zur Umsetzung der Digitalisierungsrichtlinie, DiRUG) of the European Union, setting the framework for the online formation and registration of branches of new businesses in Germany.
This article explores Nasdaq’s recent proposal to adopt new listing rules, requiring all companies listed on its U.S. exchange to publicly disclose diversity statistics regarding their board of directors.