British Virgin Islands
Given the increased scrutiny applied to offshore entities in the current global climate and the introduction of regulatory requirements such as economic substance regimes, beneficial ownership reporting …
In Cayman Islands litigation, there is no general obligation upon a party to disclose their asset position, and publicly available information is limited.
There are many reasons why an aircraft may require temporary registration and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (the ‘CAACI') is open for transitional registration projects (‘Transition Projects').
In recent years, we have seen strong demand in the Cayman Islands Corporate team for the establishment of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)...
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
Cyprus is not itself a party to the International Convention Relating to the Arrest of Sea-Going Ships 1952; however, the Administration of Justice Act of 1956 (AJA), which ratifies the Convention, applies to Cyprus.
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
The Supreme Court of Cyprus recently ruled on the applicability of the doctrine ex turpi causa non oritur action (‘from a dishonourable cause an action does not arise'), confirming the position...
Patrikios Pavlou & Associates
As widely reported, on 4 October 2021, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council issued its much anticipated decision in Broad Idea International Limited v. Convoy Collateral  UKPC 24.
As at the end of 2020 there were over 100 Guernsey companies listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange ("LSE")...
With World Menopause Day falling on 18 October 2021, it seemed apt to revisit this important topic and to consider why the menopause is relevant for your business.
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
With the Hong Kong Development Bureau's (DevB) contractual security of payment regime coming into effect from 31 December 2021 (the SOP regime), ...
With the global market for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) now generating billions of US dollars, these new forms of digital asset have gone mainstream and, particularly, mark a fresh development...
Isle of Man
The Sovereign Group
The Staff of Government Appeal Division of the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man set aside an order of the High Court on 19 July 2021 and directed a trustee to reconsider its decision not to appoint a new protector to the trust, ...
Jersey has over the last six decades maintained its reputation as a stable, well-regulated and pre-eminent fiduciary jurisdiction.
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg
Effective 15 October 2021, financial institutions must notify the CSSF of any planned outsourcing of material IT activities.
As Malta's leading Banking Group, Bank of Valletta recognises that sustainability requires an industry-wide collaboration and response.
The IFRD Package came into force on the 26th June 2021 and introduced a number of significant changes to the prudential that governs MiFID Investment Firms.
The Malta Budget for 2022 focuses on a number of measures targeted at supporting economic growth in a post-pandemic environment, as well as environmental and sustainability measures.
The Sovereign Group
The Mauritius Finance Act 2021, which was gazetted on 5 August to implement measures announced in the 2021 Budget Speech, has introduced a significant change to Mauritian trusts in respect of residency.
United Arab Emirates
United Trademark & Patent Services
The UAE has issued Federal Law no. 11 of 2021 ("the Law") concerning the regulation and protection of Industrial Property Rights. The Law revoked the ("former Law") No. 17 of 2002...
As the world takes notable and promising steps forward out of the pandemic, Walkers is pleased to see strong positive trends in aviation transactional activity in recent months.