In each quarterly issue of the Appleby Asia Alert, we bring you all the latest legislative and regulatory updates in the offshore jurisdictions of Bermuda
British Virgin Islands
In response to the requirements of the European Union ("EU"), the BVI has recently enacted the Securities and Investment Business Act, 2019 and the related Private Investment Funds Regulations, 2019.
Littler - Canada
Cormier v. 1772887 Ontario Limited (St. Joseph Communications) ("St. Joseph"), 2019 ONCA 965, is an appeal from a summary judgment motion...
Littler - Canada
Recently, in Bank of Montreal v. Li, 2020 FCA 22, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) dismissed the Bank of Montreal's (BMO's)...
McKercher LLP
Simple Agreements for Future Equity (SAFEs) have recently emerged in Saskatchewan, particularly among early stage companies...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
As most already know, 2020 began with a global health outbreak: the coronavirus, or in medical terms, "2019-nCoV."
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Coronavirus : conséquences juridiques d'une épidémie mondiale.
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DeHeng Law Offices
European Union
Jones Day
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, first identified in Wuhan, China, has spread beyond China's borders to dozens of countries, infecting tens of thousands of people and causing a mounting number of fatalities.
Hogan Lovells
Last month, Germany introduced the Digital Health Service Act, which grants German patients access to reimbursable digital health applications.
This year has brought an important change in the Polish legal system. The Act of 13 February 2020 established specialised intellectual property courts (IP Courts) in Poland.
United States
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Since trademark rights prevail nationwide under the federal Lanham Act and rights of publicity do not vest in all circumstances, influencers are well advised to file trademark applications for...
Duane Morris LLP
On January 30, 2020, the Maryland General Assembly voted to override Governor Larry Hogan's veto of the Criminal Record Screening Practices Act, widely known as the "ban the box" law.
The Norwegian Data Protection Authority (DPA) recently announced a €200,000 fine against Oslo's municipal education agency for several security flaws associated with an app the agency developed for communications...
Mayer Brown
Approximately $126 billion in private debt was raised globally in 2019, according to PitchBook Data's Global Private Debt Report.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
In September 2019, the California State Legislature passed Assembly Bill No. 1202 ("A.B. 1202"), amending the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA").
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
This month, the Washington State Senate and House of Representatives each released separate proposed bills – House Bill 2720 and Senate Bill 6568..
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Reality television recently helped turn the public's attention to the world of fantasy sports law.
On 18 February 2020, the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) announced that Bermuda and the British Virgin Islands (BVI) had been moved to the ‘whitelist'
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