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.
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
In an attempt to encourage business people to set up their headquarters in Cyprus the government authorities at present are promoting a policy with certain legal requirements that...
HM Government of Gibraltar has published the Financial Services (Insurance) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2020, which came into force on the 26th November 2020.
Guernsey has a longstanding global reputation as a leading
centre for financial services and innovation
Companies are incorporated under the provisions of the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (the "Companies Law").
Good Divorce Week, which began yesterday, is an annual campaign that aims to promote practical and constructive ways for separating parents to put the needs of their children first.
This brief guide has been prepared by the finance team at Carey Olsen for the purpose of giving clients and professional intermediaries a general overview of Guernsey property unit trusts, now commonly referred to as "GPUTs".
In an investigation ("SFC investigation") by the Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") Enforcement Division, the SFC has the power to obtain a search warrant.
The amendment to the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (SDO) providing for protection against unlawful breastfeeding discrimination will come into force on 19 June 2021.
It is trite that agents owe fiduciary duties to their principals, and an agent means one who holds power to affect the legal relations of his principal.
A voyage charter usually provides for a remedy of demurrage to the owner of the vessel against the charterer in circumstances where there is delay in unloading or discharge of the cargo.
On 19 June 2020, the SFC commenced proceedings in the Market Misconduct Tribunal against Tianhe Chemicals Group Limited and its executive director, Wei Xuan, under section 277 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance ...
In a recent enforcement action, the SFC has publicly reprimanded and fined China Everbright Securities (HK) Limited HK$2.5 million for relying on expired standing authority when pledging its clients' securities with banks ...
The World Health Organization classified the outbreak of COVID-19 as a pandemic on 11 March 2020.
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″)...
Loyens & Loeff
European distressed debtors and creditors face uncertainty regarding English law-governed debt and, more generally, their overall restructuring strategy
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
Envoy Global, Inc.
Effective December 1, 2020, the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will allow certain foreign investors to fully own local companies without an Emirati sponsor.
Welcome to Walkers' 2020 Fundamentals White Paper Series, in which we discuss certain trends identifiable among the hedge funds and private equity funds that we helped our clients launch over...
The Fund Finance Association's Virtual Symposium took place from 16th to 20th November. Attendees enjoyed daily sessions with a focus on a European, Asia-Pacific, and Global perspective.