This edition of the Bermuda Public Companies Update summarises significant transactions involving Bermuda public
companies in the first half of 2020.
British Virgin Islands
The recent first instance decision in Rangecroft Limited v. Lenox International Holdings Ltd BVIHC (Com) 37 of 2020 (unreported, 6 July 2020) is an interesting and potentially far reaching one.
Since the Court of Appeal's decision in Broad Idea International Ltd v. Convoy Collateral Ltd BVIHCMAP 2019/0026 ("Broad Idea (No 2)") was handed down on 29 May this year...
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) of crypto-currencies, tokens and other block chain based assets have raised billions of dollars in recent years.
Matt Roberts discusses privatization by Chinese listed companies in the July issue of China Business Law Journal.
A.G. Erotocritou LLC
The Covid-19 pandemic created an unprecedented situation for the lives and livelihoods of people from every socioeconomic background.
The European Commission ("EC") is considering proposing two legislative instruments that would impact competition rules in the EU digital single market.
Cyprus and Switzerland, signed a protocol on Monday 21st July 2020, amending the existing double taxation agreement of 2014 intending to strengthen the framework of economic relations between the two countries.
The 'Trust me' series from Collas Crill's Guernsey International Private Client and Trust team is intended to highlight key considerations and provide practical pointers for professional trustees...
Guernsey has introduced a welcome and straightforward statutory regime to allow non-Guernsey registered limited partnerships to move their seat of registration to Guernsey.
The Office of the Data Protection Authority (ODPA) has provided more detail regarding its new registration and funding model.
This guide has been produced to provide an at-a-glance summary of company law in Jersey and to provide a broad overview of the laws applicable in this jurisdiction
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An amendment to the Foundations (Jersey) Law 2009 is expected to come into force on 1 December this year.
In a news cycle that can seem relentlessly gloomy, there are some positive stories to be told and the increased activity in private equity is one of them.
On 22 July 2020, the Luxembourg Parliament voted to approve reporting extensions for DAC6, FATCA and CRS in light of COVID-19.
The MFSA has launched the MFSA FinTech Regulatory Sandbox (‘the Sandbox') during a press conference held on the 22nd of July 2020.
COVID-19 ripple effects have impacted various industries, with the insurance sector facing its own toll.
Imagine this scenario: an individual decides to upload a copy of a Harry Potter film on YouTube, without acquiring the consent, and without paying any royalties to Warner Bros., which is the production company and owner of the rights of the film.
In times of financial pressure, it is not unheard of for companies to enter into transactions that turn out, with the benefit of hindsight to be far more disadvantageous than understood, or to act in ways which when reviewed down the line can take on a questionable complexion.