The Foundations (Guernsey) Law, 2012 (the "Law") came into effect on 8 January 2013 providing for the establishment of Guernsey foundations from that date. This note is a summary of the Law.
On 11 May 2022, the European Commission published the first draft of the ‘debt-equity bias reduction allowance' directive (DEBRA). The draft proposal is available here.
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg
On 16 May 2022, the Luxembourg financial regulator (the "CSSF") released Circular 22/811 on the authorisation and organisation of entities acting as UCI administrators (the "Circular").
Gaming has been the most lucrative entertainment medium on the planet for a while.
On the occasion of FinanceMalta's 15th anniversary, we recorded a special edition of #Fintalks. Joseph Zammit Tabona and Kenneth Farrugia,...
15 years ago, Malta's finance industry came together to promote the country's financial services sector internationally. FinanceMalta was set up in 2007 as a public-private partnership.
Over the past years, the financial services industry has changed, but instead of solely looking backwards at our progress, we are shifting our attention to five trends and developments that will shape the future of financial services in Malta and beyond.
FinanceMalta reached out to Lorraine Vella, the newly appointed Head of Capital Markets Supervision at the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA)...
Please set out the various regimes applicable to recognising and enforcing judgments in your jurisdiction and the names of the countries to which such special regimes apply.
KIRCI Law Office
Yiğit Demir v Afra Tafra Film Yapım ve Prodüksiyon Limited Şirketi & Türk Patent ve Marka Kurumu, Ankara 2nd Civil Court of Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights, Merit No 2021/357 E, dated 18 May 2022...
Prior to the outset of the situation in Ukraine it was possible to lodge visa applications using various priority services offered by the Home Office.
Writing marketing decks is hard, regardless of what the strategy is. A few immediate points. First, there is no gold standard template.
None of us want to face the idea that our faculties may potentially fail us one day, and so many people put off thinking about such topics as making a Will or Lasting Power of Attorney until perhaps it is too late.
In response to AELF's claim filed in the Commercial Court in London, SLM raised a very technical argument that the airline was not served correctly under the English State Immunity Act because the airline is...
Herbert Smith Freehills
In an age where businesses are becoming increasingly focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and are being held to a higher moral standard on the...
There is no doubt that technology has been the fastest evolving element we have seen in offices. Remote working forced a switch to the use of virtual technologies for staff and organisations alike.
The development of Empathetic AI, which purports to be able to detect human emotions, raises significant questions for employment, particularly around data privacy and potential bias.
BCL Solicitors LLP
‘Failure to prevent' offences have changed the landscape of corporate criminal liability.
The Passport Office anticipates that approximately 9.5 million British passport applications will be lodged in 2022, a substantial increase from previous years as a result of a return to international travel...
The Kenyan Anti-Counterfeiting Authority (ACA) has recently adopted a further measure to combat imports of counterfeit goods into Kenya under the Anti Counterfeit Recordation Regulations 2021 (the "Regulations").