As the pace of technological change accelerates, so too does the legal and regulatory landscape.
British Virgin Islands
The Privy Council yesterday gave helpful guidance on the principles to be applied when seeking to stay proceedings on forum grounds – a common feature of BVI disputes.
For the purpose of identifying such harmful measures the Group set out the criteria against which any potentially harmful measure is to be tested.
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
Based on English case law, winding up orders have been made in, among other instances, the following circumstances, where...
ATOZ Tax Advisers
On 1 December 2020, the Luxembourg tax authorities issued Circular L.I.R. n°147/2, 166/2 and Eval. N°63 ("Circular") related to the application of the EU Parent Subsidiary Directive ("PSD") to...
Guernsey has a longstanding global reputation as a leading
centre for financial services and innovation
In this article first published in HR Online, Kathryn Weaver of Ius Laboris firm Lewis Silkin answers some key questions on employers' duty of care and other pandemic-related issues in Hong Kong, and takes a look ahead to 2021.
On 27 November 2020, the secretary for justice, Ms Teresa Cheng, SC, and vice-president of the Supreme People's Court (SPC)
This article considers the decision of Ms Justice Gearty in the recent case of Start Mortgages v Barry Piggott1. The Court found that the twelve year limitation period...
Isle of Man
The ability in offshore jurisdictions for claimants to obtain injunctive relief in aid of foreign proceedings has been a rather high-profile topic following the recent British Virgin Islands...
Good Divorce Week, which began on Monday 30 November, is an annual campaign that aims to promote practical and constructive ways for separating parents to put the needs of their children first.
Jersey is witnessing a spike in the inflow of private equity fund managers establishing a physical presence on the island. A number of household name fund managers across all asset ...
Loyens & Loeff
The law dated 25 November 2020 (the 25 November 2020 Law), amending the law of 23 September 2020, comprises the latest set of measures adopted by the Luxembourg legislation to...
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg
At the start of the pandemic, the Luxembourg government enacted measures to facilitate the holding of board and shareholder meetings.
On 19 November 2020, Luxembourg's financial regulator, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (″CSSF″) issued a press release regarding the United Kingdom's (″UK″)...
Camilleri Preziosi Advocates
On 10 November 2020 the Malta Financial Services Authority (the "MFSA") published a revised version of the Standard Licence Conditions applicable to Collective Investment Schemes...
The Republic of Seychelles is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean made up of 115 islands. With its main industries resting on the tourism and fishing, Seychelles' offshore services sector is slowly...
United Arab Emirates
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Fraud of CEO of private jet firm against Dubai-based gift company...
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.
A Cayman Islands company (CayCo) may be wound up either voluntarily according to the terms of its articles of association or compulsorily by the Cayman Islands Court (Court).