The International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Act (2020 Revision) (as amended, the Substance Law) imposes economic substance requirements on companies, LLCs and LLPs in the Cayman Islands.
ASC Law Firm
The new Cyprus Law regulating Alternative Investment Funds, approved by the parliament on 10 July 2018, provides for so-called Registered Alternative Investment Funds (RAIF)
ASC Law Firm
The licensing Procedure and the operation of E-Money (EMI) and Payment (PI) institutions are currently regulated by the EU Directive 2009/110/EC
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
In a recent case in which the writer was involved the country's administrative court confirmed the right of the citizens to apply to the authorities...
A.G. Erotocritou LLC
Banks have a number of legal mechanisms at their disposal with a view to safeguarding their interests in circumstances where they are owed money by defaulting customers...
The European Securities and Markets Association has published a statement on reverse solicitation of clients by third country firms following Brexit and the end of the UK
Two amendments to Jersey's Economic Substance legislation https://statesassembly.gov.je/assemblypropositions/2020/p.172-2020.pdf were lodged by the Minister for External Relations on 29 December.
During the period 1 October 2020 to 31 December 2020, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published an updated version of its questions and answers publication "on MiFID II and...
On the 24th December 2020, just before the lapse of the transition period, the UK and EU successfully reached a trade deal...
Throughout 2020, Guernsey welcomed a number of new alternative asset fund promoters to the island, ranging from first-time managers to experienced alternative investment firms
Responsiveness and commerciality remain central to clients' praise for Ogier's service in the newly released Chambers Asia Pacific 2021.
Following its proposal to introduce a concessionary tax rate for carried interest earned from Hong Kong private equity funds, on January 4, 2021...
Simmons & Simmons
Overview of the ESG Survey and the requirements mandated by the SFC and the MAS in relation to the establishment of ESG funds in Hong Kong and Singapore.
To download our Funds Quarterly Legal and Regulatory Update for the period 1 October 2020 to 31 December 2020 click on the Download PDF link above.
This briefing looks at the Government of Jersey's introduction new legislation in relation to beneficial ownership and controlling interests requirements.
On 6 January 2021 the Financial Services (Disclosure and Provision of Information) (Jersey) Law 2020 (the DPI Law) came into effect, together with the Financial Services...
With the appointment, function, obligations, and liability of AIF depositaries having undergone somewhat of an evolution in recent years, Head of Depositary in our Luxembourg office, Ashweeni Basenoo examines their key functional components.
Under Trust law, once the settlor has settled property on trust, he relinquishes any ownership rights on the trust property since the ownership would be transferred from the settlor to the trustee.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (‘ESMA') has, on the 13th January 2021, issued a public statement to remind firms of the MiFID II requirements on the provision of investment ...
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
We are delighted to share with you the interview of Mr. Jean Claude Permal, our Executive Director and Chief Operation Officer and Mr. Husayn Sassa, our Head of Fund Administration & Investor Services in the November issue of the Africa Global Fund digital magazine.