British Virgin Islands
Jeremy Lightfoot and Catie Wang discuss the recent case in which the BVI Commercial Court has confirmed that the Court has the jurisdiction to appoint the company's registered agent...
There is an old saying, attributed to the French Philosopher Voltaire, that 'doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one'.
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands recently handed down an important decision on the right of minority shareholders to object to an issue of shares which has the effect of diluting their position in a company.
Cyprus has an attractive merger and reorganisation regime between Cyprus entities and cross-border, at EU level. The companies obtain many advantages as a result of merger and reorganisation ...
G. Vrikis & Associates LLC
A common occurrence relating to private limited liability companies in Cyprus and indeed throughout the world, is a disagreement arising between the shareholder(s) of the company and the directors...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The European Commission has recently adopted a third amendment to extend the scope of the State aid Temporary Framework adopted on 19 March 2020 to support the economy in the context of the coronavirus outbreak.
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On 30 June 2020, the European Union (Modification of Statutory Instrument No. 110 of 2019) (Registration of Beneficial Ownership of Certain Financial Vehicles) Regulations 2020...
Guernsey entities continue to be popular in asset-holding structures and, accordingly, lenders are regularly asked to put in place financing arrangements involving Guernsey entities
We have been seeing a marked increase in the number of deals where controlling shareholders of companies listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the Exchange)
As businesses are busy adjusting and adapting to the "new normal" brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") extended the deadline for...
Amendments to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting Guide will take effect on 1 July 2020.
Isle of Man
Consultant Barry Smith provides an overview of the stages in a share purchase transaction in this short video.
Jersey company law provides a flexible and user-friendly regime for solvent winding up, whether or not the company has assets.
One of the key features of Jersey's fund industry is the flexibility and range of structures available. There are a number of potential drivers to consider when determining your fund structure...
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
On 1 July 2020, the Luxembourg Parliament (Chambre des Députés) adopted a new law relating to professional payment guarantees (the "Law").
ATOZ Tax Advisers
On 25 June 2020, the law extending crisis measures relating to the holding of meetings of companies and other
legal entities after the end of the state of crisis was published...
As a response to various regulatory developments in recent years, and in order to protect licence holders, the market and ultimately, stakeholders and customers, the Malta Financial Services Authority has issued the Shareholding Policy.
Mamo TCV Advocates
On the 23rd June 2020, the President, on the advice and with the consent of the House of Representatives, enacted the Companies (Amendment) Act,
On 15 June, a new financial aid measures, the ‘MICE in Gozo Scheme 2020' has been launched by the Ministry for Gozo.
STA Law Firm
A small piece of a big pie is better than a large piece of a small pie." Those who embrace this adage willfully are the most successful entrepreneurs...