The necessities of conducting day-to-day business operations remotely are educating large swathes of the public in the use of virtual meeting platforms.
IPOs of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) have boomed in 2020 and Bermuda is ideally placed to provide an offshore domicile for these acquisition vehicles.
British Virgin Islands
One of the key roles of BVI vehicles in international finance transactions is the provision of security (either BVI entities granting security over their own assets or security being granted over...
The BVI Commercial Court provided welcome guidance on the standing of an appointing party to interfere in a receivership.
Global travel bans and lengthy quarantine periods in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic have created another challenge for operators of many investment funds.
Version 3.0 of the Cayman Islands guidance notes ("Guidance") on the Cayman Islands' economic substance legislation provides additional assistance in interpreting the...
Cayman does not have an equivalent to the English concept of the company administration or to the Chapter 11 process in the United States.
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
On 29 September 2020, following an ex-parte (without notice) application filed into the District Court of Limassol...
Perfect Circle Trust
Companies of foreign interest registered in the Republic of Cyprus, including former offshore companies and Cyprus shipping companies, are entitled to employ third country nationals under specific circumstances, as described below.
1 October 2020 saw the first announcement of a company intending to list on the International Property Securities Exchange (IPSE), the world's first securities exchange developed exclusively...
Cameron Adderley is the Managing Partner of the Hong Kong office and Global Practice Group Head of Corporate across the Appleby Group, which he joined in 2001.
Hedge fund managers, private equity sponsors and other asset managers as well as brokers, dealers, wealth managers and other providers of investment services and investment products are often keen...
Directors of Hong Kong companies under cashflow pressure or financial distress should be aware that as their companies approach insolvency...
Isle of Man
DQ Advocates is a leading Isle of Man-based law firm with an international reach, offering a full range of legal, regulatory and tax services to a local and global client base.
Expert legal commentary and analysis on the key issues and developments in private equity in Jersey.
Expert legal commentary and analysis on the key issues and developments in private equity in Luxembourg.
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
Luxembourg companies can continue to hold shareholder meetings and meetings of management bodies exclusively in digital form.
Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates
The law makes a difference between endorsed bills of exchange and those which are not endorsed. This was held in a judgement delivered by Mr Justice Robert Mangion on 1 September 2020 in...
Applicants interested in acquiring a VFA Service Provider license must satisfy several requirements, one of which is the appointment of a Compliance Officer (CO).
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
The UAE is ramping up measures to tackle tax avoidance and money laundering in an effort to match international best practice.