With increasing demand from regulators and investors for the highest standards of corporate governance and stringent compliance with a growing list of complex regulations
Legislation requiring a "relevant entity" conducting "relevant activity" to report and maintain economic substance has been introduced in Bermuda.
British Virgin Islands
Funds of an open-ended nature carrying on business in or from within the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") have long been regulated...
Los acuerdos de libre comercio en Costa Rica son los más avanzados en América Central.
The provision of administrative, namely, fiduciary, trustee, corporate and related services, is a regulated activity and not freely exercised, unless relevant Licence is granted to the person providing such services.
Antoniou McCollum & Co. LLC
The Control of Concentrations Between Undertakings No. 22(I) of 1999 (the Law) is the legislative instrument regulating concentrations in Cyprus.
Are you a High Value Dealer (HVD) or High Risk Dealer (HRD)? Not sure? Why might this matter?
The risk-based approach is not a new concept, and it allows businesses to develop a proportionate risk framework based on the size,
This briefing note focuses on the application of Guernsey's economic substance requirements to the insurance industry
The Manager-in-Charge ("MIC") regime was fully implemented by the Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") on 17 October 2017 to promote proper conduct and increase awareness of individual responsibility and accountability.
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 31 October 2019, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) published a circular (Circular) on the use of electronic data storage providers (EDSPs) by licensed corporations (LCs).
Loyens & Loeff
From full-blown crisis situations to evaluating the compliance framework, today's experts can advise ...
Are you dealing with IFRS 9 reporting for a bank which is under the supervision of CSSF? Can you confidently answer YES to these 8 key questions?
Substance regulations in Luxembourg are becoming increasingly stringent and one ongoing issue of concern is the level of scrutiny applied to directorship mandates.
As environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles become increasingly mainstream and with asset managers under increasing pressure to embrace the trend, ...
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Over the past year, several key compliance regulations have been introduced across the UAE. See below a brief summary of these changes and how they may affect your business.
Clyde & Co
The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) Authority has issued a new set of Companies Regulations 2020, updating the DMCC...
SKP Business Consulting LLP
Earlier in April 2019, Ministry of Finance of United Arab Emirates (UAE) released Cabinet Resolution No 31 of 2019 (Resolution) on Economic Substance Regulations (ESR or the...
STA Law Firm
The Trinidad and Tobago Parliament brought Companies (Amendment) Act, 2019 into force on April 4th, 2019. The main objective of enacting the amendments is to address the pitfalls in the Companies Act
Clyde & Co
Following the introduction of the reporting requirements under the Economic Substance Rules in the UAE all businesses in the UAE