DMS Governance Ltd
The Department for International Tax Cooperation ("DITC") has released Version 2.0 of the Common Reporting Standard ("CRS") Guidance Notes and clarified certain areas:
Although not yet in force (see below), the Cayman Islands has introduced a series of laws and regulations1 which will require all Cayman Islands companies and limited liability companies...
In July 2016 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued further advice relating to extending the European Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) marketing passport...
On the 6th April 2017, in the case C-336/15, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") provided an interpretation of article 3 of the Transfers of Undertakings Directive 2001/23/EC...
In recent times the use of technology in the provision of financial services has become well established, with the likes of crowdfunding platforms and 'Peer-to-Peer' (P2P) lenders already considered fairly mainstream.
Christopher Jones is a partner in Ogier's Guernsey banking and finance team.
The role of protector is generally a product of the offshore world, largely originating from the desire to assuage settlors' fears about retaining some element of control over assets...
Ten years ago you probably didn't have a big online presence. Now, it's a fair bet that you have email, social media accounts, cloud-stored images, books, video and music, and possibly even online gambling accounts, Bitcoin and computer games.
For the first time in around 40 years, Jersey's Viscount looks likely to be recognised by the English High Court to administer a major cross-border insolvency case.
The purpose of this document is to provide general information and outline how to apply for a Jersey Grant of Probate or Administration for non-Jersey domiciled deceased estates.
In a world of anti-BEPS initiatives and EU anti-tax avoidance measures, the international tax scene is rapidly changing.
Minister for Finance, Edward Scicluna represented the EU's Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) at a meeting of the Finance Ministers of the G20 in Washington D.C.,...
The Trading Licences Regulations, 2017 (published on the 1st January, 2017, by means of Legal Notice 420 of 2016...
Mamo TCV Advocates
Mamo TCV Advocates recently assisted clients with the first transformation in Malta of an Investment Company with Variable Share Capital ("SICAV") to an IC under a "RICC".
Following the enactment of the Arbiter for Financial Services Act, Act XVI of 2016 of the Laws of Malta...
There have been some encouraging developments following Mauritius' announcement that it planned to strengthen the protection of intellectual property rights ("IPR"), amid global concerns.
The Competition Commission of Mauritius ("CCM") is temporarily extending its leniency programme to initiators/ringleaders of cartels until 31 August 2017.
Competition law in Mauritius aims to encourage sound competition by prohibiting business practices which reduce or eliminate competition.
Cambra La Duke & Co
The first known historical precedent is the CPL or Cyberathlete Professional League, established in the USA in 1997, and considered the first institution to organize competitions with a professional approach.
A decade has passed since its inception, and there hasn't been a more sensible time to invest in the UK-REIT, says group partner Craig Cordle.