British Virgin Islands
The Investment Business (Approved Managers) Regulations, 2012 provides a regulatory 'light' regime for qualifying managers in the BVI.
The Russian Defendants did not enter an appearance and the 8th
defendant raised a jurisdictional challenge in the BVI.
Antoniou McCollum & Co.
Cyprus has activated the beneficial owners register for Cypriot companies and other legal persons registered in Cyprus. In doing so, Cyprus is fully transposing into national law Directive (EU) 2015/849
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
Προσλήψεις Και Προαγωγές Στο Δημόσιο Τομέα: Ισότητα Πρόσβασης Στις Δημόσιες Λειτουργίες.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
On 22 December 2020, the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission ("CySEC") announced the introduction of a Temporary Permissions Regime (the "Cyprus TPR")...
The UK officially ceased to be a Member State of the European Union ("EU") on 31st January 2020, and the UK and EU are now in the final weeks of the agreed transition period which ends on...
The Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("the NSL") formally takes effect from today.
This blog's Christmas message reflected on what has happened to Hong Kong over the last couple of years. That subject dovetails well with my most recent blog post, The China Thrill Is Gone.
The loss of EU financial passporting rights after end of the Brexit transition period will have implications for cross-border OTC derivatives trading between UK and EU counterparties.
The end of the Brexit transition period is on 31 December 2020.
The end of the Brexit transition period is on 31 December 2020. Although 2020 has been an eventful year in so many ways, businesses need to consider what ...
The Luxembourg indirect tax authorities (the "ITA") have published a FAQ in relation to persons involved in AML / CFT for a Luxembourg reserved alternative investment fund ("RAIF")...
Envoy Global, Inc.
UK nationals who have been legally living in Luxembourg before December 31, 2020 when the UK withdraws from the EU may continue to live, study, and work in Luxembourg...
According to the subsidiary legislation issued and published by the Government of Malta on the 1st day of February 2020, entitled " Residence status of United Kingdom nationals and their family members in Malta ...
On the 18th of December 2020, Malta's National Foreign Direct Investment Screening Office Act (the ‘NFDISO Act') was published, which came into force on the 11th October 2020...
A recent virtual fireside session KPMG Malta organised alongside the MGA and FIAU.
United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates recently announced a major overhaul of its Islamic personal laws, many of which are regarded as ‘extreme' and ‘uncivilised'.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
In accordance with Cabinet Resolution No. 57 of 2020, entities that conduct Relevant Activities under the Economic Substance Regulations must file directly with the Ministry, regardless of whether they have previously filed ...
The Abu Dhabi Investment Office ("ADIO") has outlined the new Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework to be followed in the Emirate.
On November 25, 2020, the UAE Royal Cabinet announced the issuance of a new decree amending the Federal Commercial Companies Law (Federal Law No. 2 of 2015) and superseding the 2018 Foreign Direct Investment Decree.