British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands government entered into two contracts with Global Water Associates Ltd for a water reclamation treatment plant, one to design and build it, and the other to manage...
Following the economic substance reforms that took effect in the BVI from the start of 2019, most BVI companies have until the end of December 2020 to submit their first economic substance report.
A review of Cayman Islands hedge fund corporate governance and best practice, including in times of distress
Cayman Islands Government
Six laws to strengthen Cayman's financial services regulatory framework, and a seventh that eases the births registration process at the General Registry, came into effect on Tuesday, 7 July.
iMaps Capital Markets Group
The European Union is making progress in updating and clarifying rules under the Alternative Investments Fund Manager Directive AIFMD. ESMA recently published their review.
In the CJEU case of VG Bild-Kunst v Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz (C-392/19), the CJEU was asked to rule on the question of whether EU Member States, by means of the Copyright Directive (2001/29), ...
One of the common themes we are currently being asked to advise on across the Channel Islands is how to deal with a ‘whistle-blower'...
Given the increasing global drive towards transparency and the cross-border sharing of information, trusts and corporate service providers are now more regularly the recipients of requests, demands, and orders.
With its flexible and efficient alternative investment fund options, Luxembourg is increasingly becoming the centre of choice for fund managers in Asia, write Anja Grenner and Seamus Fox.
On the 16th of July 2020, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) issued its much anticipated Schrems II judgement, whereby the CJEU invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield...
The growth of the real estate industry in Malta has seen a rapid increase in the amounts of real estate agents, property brokers and property consultants...
Since its inception society always relied on trade. Initially by exchanging goods, then it was by using gold, silver or copper, sometimes even paying by salt, until pennies and paper...
The MFSA has launched the FinTech Regulatory Sandbox, allowing FinTech Operators to test their innovations within a regulatory environment for a specified period of time and under certain prescribed conditions.
The European Securities and Markets Authorities (ESMA) has published its final guidelines on disclosure requirements under the Prospectus Regulation.
In recent years the Infosoc Directive saw major changes with the introduction of a new liability regime relating to illegal works uploaded by users.
Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers has remarked on the high possibility that this legal dispute becomes a landmark judgment, one which tests the frontiers of antitrust law.
Telcos, (fixed, mobile & internet services providers) generate huge amounts of data. Increasingly, law enforcement officers around the world seek such information from service providers for use in criminal and national security investigations.
According to a draft 167-page proposal which was just released and is expected to be presented in the coming weeks, the EU is set to become the first major jurisdiction to regulate cryptocurrencies.
United Arab Emirates
STA Law Firm
Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an established free-zone and international financial centre in Abu Dhabi was legally established pursuant
With the impact of COVID-19 affecting cash flow and available funds, parties may be considering alternative ways of funding the commencement or continuation of arbitral proceedings...