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Banking & Financial Services

07 July 2020
Masaki Konishi Recent amendments to Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act

Japan - Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In light of the global trend to further regulate foreign direct investments from a national security viewpoint, the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act of Japan (FEFTA) and regulations thereunder were recently subject to amendments which drew particular attention from Japanese stock market participants concerned about the potential negative impact thereof. This article provides a brief explanation of the amendments to the FEFTA.

Author: Masaki Konishi
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Luc Courtois Impact of COVID-19 crisis on liquid and illiquid funds and their managers

Luxembourg - NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg S.à r.l.

Due to the capital markets conditions caused by the COVID-19 crisis, liquid funds may need to activate their gating provisions in order to limit redemptions, in accordance with the terms of the fund's prospectus. Further, illiquid funds, such as private equity and loan-originating funds, should consider whether the COVID-19 crisis could constitute a material adverse effect under agreements or deals that have yet to close. This article examines the impact of COVID-19 on liquid and illiquid funds and their managers.

Authors: Luc Courtois, Yoanna Stefanova
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