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Market Tracker is a unique service for corporate lawyers housed within Lexis®PSL Corporate. It features a powerful transaction data analysis tool for accessing, analysing and comparing the specific features of corporate transactions, with a comprehensive and searchable library of deal documentation across 14 different deal types. The Market Tracker product also includes news and analysis of key corporate deals and activity and in-depth analysis of recent trends in corporate transactions. 

Melanie is a financial services lawyer and heads up the LexisPSL Financial Services team at LexisNexis UK.  The LexisPSL Financial Services module covers all of the latest developments in financial services regulation and is a key resource for financial services lawyers. Melanie previously worked in private practice at DLA Piper UK LLP and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and in-house at Morgan Stanley.

Gideon specialises in tax litigation but has a background in transactional tax work. His tax litigation work has given him experience at all levels of the UK Courts and the European Courts.
Catherine is a tax partner Pinsent Masons, specialising in providing technical assistance on new developments in UK tax focusing particularly on tax risk issues affecting large corporates.
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In preparation of the coming into force of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, Andrew Shrimpton, Global Head of Regulatory Compliance and member of the...

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Kathy Stones looks at  what happens if a parent company gives a comfort letter to its subsidiary and if it can be attacked by a third party creditor if it is later...

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Dispute Resolution

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Financial Services

The PRA recently announced results from a test assessment exercise in relation to capital adequacy undertaken at the request of the Financial Policy Committee. This test...

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Financial Services

In preparation of the coming into force of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, Andrew Shrimpton, Global Head of Regulatory Compliance...

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Restructuring and Insolvency

Kathy Stones looks at  what happens if a parent company gives a comfort letter to its subsidiary and if it can be attacked by a third party creditor...

Enough already: do the FCA’s new rules on UCIS risk inducing compliance fatigue?
Financial Services

The UK Financial Conduct Authority has set out new rules on unregulated collective investment schemes (UCIS) and ‘close substitutes’ in relation to...

Revised Court Fees
Dispute Resolution

1 July 2013 saw the introduction of minor amendments to civil court fees.  For ease the schedule setting out the fees in SI 2008/1053 (otherwise known...

The revised Working Together guide – context and implications
Family

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Legal business development: at your final hour, will work be your biggest regret?
Future of Law

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You Can Drag a Horse to Mediation…
Dispute Resolution

Much of the attention on the Jackson reforms has been related to the issue of proportionality of costs but Lord Justice Jackson also advocated a...

Stress testing: how relaxed are you on Basel III and CRD IV capital adequacy drives?
Financial Services

The PRA recently announced results from a test assessment exercise in relation to capital adequacy undertaken at the request of the Financial Policy...

Jackson Reforms: Three Months On PROPORTIONALITY
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Three months have now passed since the implementation of a major tranche of the Jackson Reforms. The LexisNexis Dispute Resolution team has been...

View from the President’s Chambers – part 3
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