British Virgin Islands
Companies often consider "what if" they could transfer to another jurisdiction based on what is currently happening in their jurisdiction, or simply to take advantage of the regime and benefits...
We are currently at a time of global uncertainty, a time when we look towards our Government for leadership. Unfortunately, they too are facing uncertain times and can only give advice...
In periods of stock market shock, such as has been experienced recently with the Coronavirus pandemic, the natural focus of attention is on fund values and investment performance. But what about charges?
Between 1998 and 1999 the Russian Institute of Biomedical Problems carried out the most prominent study on the effects that Outer Space has on human behaviour.
A lot has been written by the mainstream media about remote working during the lockdown period and over the last months...
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote working arrangements have become the new norm. Most boards and shareholders will be used to teleconference/ telephone meetings.
Aside from my legal life, I have a strong passion for the refurbishment of old buildings and sustainability. Many of the issues that I come across affect anyone with an older property that they are lovingly trying to restore.
Following a month of consultation, the Government announced further details of the HK$80 billion Employment Support Scheme (ESS)
Isle of Man
The overriding duty of an Executor is to collect in the assets of the deceased and administer the estate according to law.
An Executor has a number of duties to fulfil including but not limited to the following...
The present economic pressures resulting from the restrictions imposed during the Covid-19 crisis are proving extremely difficult for businesses across a wide range of industries.
Whilst it is always advisable to try and resolve matters by agreement outside of formal court action, it is important to be aware that Isle of Man law imposes certain limitation periods...
Understandably making a Will is often at the bottom of the "to do" pile, but it is one of the most important things that you can do.
A well-drafted Will can...
DQ has announced the additions of Mark Emery and Alexander Armstrong to its leading Dispute Resolution department. Mark has joined the firm as an Associate Director, with Alexander appointed an Associate.
During April 2020, DQ's Regulatory & Compliance Advisory team held a series of virtual get togethers for compliance and risk professionals in the Isle of Man.
One of the main requirements of making a Will is that a testator's signature must be witnessed by two independent people. During the COVID-19 pandemic people are required to comply...
Jersey and Guernsey trusts and foundations are popular choices for asset protection structuring. In this Q&A, partner Rupert Morris and senior counsel Sevyn Kalsi from Walkers' Guernsey and Jersey Private Capital & Trusts teams...
Mamo TCV Advocates
On 13th May 2020, the Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses tabled the Companies Act (Amendment) Bill (the "Bill") which proposes certain amendments to the Companies Act, Chapter 386 of the Laws of Malta...
Legal Notice 191 of 2020, which came into effect from the 1st of January 2020, introduces a final tax on the assignments of rights acquired in terms of a promise of sale agreement.
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
On 13 May 2020, the Commercial Court of Dubai issued Decision No. (10) of 2020 concerning the establishment of a virtual payment order department at the Commercial Court (the Decision),...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Whatever your business—whether you are an investor looking at new investments, managing existing positions or planning exits, or a corporate concerned with protecting and enhancing your business...