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British Virgin Islands
Whilst offshore trusts have become the default structure adopted by Asian families for intergenerational transmission of wealth and succession of businesses...
Cayman Islands
Last year saw a resurgence in listed companies incorporated in the Cayman Islands, with links to Asia, de-listing from global stock exchanges.
There are two grounds on which provisional liquidators (PLs) may be appointed in the Cayman Islands under the Companies Act (2021 Revision) (the Companies Act)...
If 2020 was considered an extraordinary year in terms of special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) activity...
RSM Cyprus
Στις 20 Μαΐου 2015, το Ευρωπαϊκό Συμβούλιο εξέδωσε την οδηγία (ΕΕ) 2015/849 («4η οδηγία για την καταπολέμηση της νο
RSM Cyprus
On 20 May 2015, the European Council issued Directive (EU) 2015/849 (the "4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive").
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
In 1993 and 1995, the House of Representatives in Cyprus enacted the Cyprus Securities and Stock Exchange Laws and Regulations, respectively, under which the Cyprus Stock Exchange ("CSE") was established.
European Union
Appleby has provided five chapters to the Legal 500 M&A Guide. The aim of the Guide is to provide readers with a pragmatic overview of Merger & Acquisitions laws and regulations across...
Hong Kong
Mayer Brown
On 20 May 2021, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK) published its 'Consultation Conclusions on the Review of Listing Rules relating to Disciplinary Powers and Sanctions' (Consultation Conclusions).
Timothy Loh
Mergers and acquisitions in Hong Kong are often documented in 3 stages, the first of which is the letter of intent.
Carey Olsen
Jersey is a highly-rated jurisdiction in which to incorporate companies for a wide range of purposes, including investment funds, private equity, structured finance and securitisation transactions...
Carey Olsen
Representation of IQEQ (Jersey) Limited re the May Trust Royal Court of Jersey; Bailhache, Commissioner and Jurats Ramsden and Averty, 14 May 2021
As you will be aware, offshore trusts often include provision for the addition, appointment and removal of beneficiaries, to provide flexibility for the future and to "arm the trustees with a weapon...
As 2021 reaches its halfway point, we continue to find ourselves in the midst of a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) frenzy.
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
Parent (M)FHCs in a Member State, EU parent (M)FHCs and other certain parent (M)FHCs established in Member States participating in the Single Supervisory Mechanism and which are part of a significant...
United Arab Emirates
Gowling WLG
We previously reported on the announcement of amendments to the UAE Commercial Companies Law 2015 (as amended) (the "CCL"), which aimed to introduce 100% foreign ownership of companies...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The Federal Cabinet issued the Cabinet Resolution No 58/2020 (the "UBO Regulations") last year. The UBO Regulations applies to...
The resurgence of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) as an alternative to traditional IPOs was one of the major talking points of 2020.
GRATA International
As one of the anti-money laundering measures adopted in accordance with international standards, the government of the British Virgin Islands plans to create a public register of beneficial owners of companies registered there by 2023.
Dixcart Group Limited
Dixcart can establish and manage such trust structures.
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