In Adderley's mind, one sign of a true hard market is when deals don't get done at any price, and we know that one or two cat bonds failed to come to market in the second-quarter.
This report reviews the catastrophe bond and insurance-linked securities (ILS) market at the end of the third-quarter of 2022, looking at new risk capital issued and the composition of transactions completed during the quarter.
We have published a number of articles in the last few years concerning probation periods in employment contracts, including one in June 2021 discussing changes to the Employment Act 2000...
Fiona MacAdam has recently featured on the Border Crossing Podcast, hosted by Chip Hoebeke, discussing the recent Cayman Island new Chief Restructuring Officer Regime.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
Our associate, Marina Vassiliou, has published an article in Fileleftheros newspaper which concerns a recent decision of the Supreme Court of Cyprus. The ruling should be of interest...
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
Parental leave constitutes an important right for employees who are parents, since it allows both mothers and fathers to be absent from their work for the purpose...
It has been an eventful few days in the world of IP law, with three high-profile cases making headlines. In trademarks, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland...
Arendt & Medernach
The first two regimes help undertakings impacted by the long-running conflict in Ukraine, in particular those affected by the rise in energy prices.
On Friday 30 September, the States of Guernsey voted to approve The Prevention of Discrimination (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2022 (the Ordinance), subject to a number of amendments.
The States of Guernsey's Revenue Service is withdrawing the temporary guidance that it issued on 25 November 2020 in relation to the application of Economic Substance Requirements during periods where government imposed travel restrictions ...
Hong Kong has relaxed its Covid travel rules, removing the need for inbound travellers to self-isolate in a quarantine hotel. What will change for employers?...
Herbert Smith Freehills
An employer agrees to a clause in an employment contract requiring it to pay an employee two years' salary if it terminates the employee's employment within the first three years of the contract.
On 27 September 2022, the Hong Kong government announced that the COVID-19 vaccination medical exemption certificates issued by seven private doctors...
Isle of Man
Advocate Chris Brooks, Consultant and Head of Litigation at Simcocks Advocates answers questions on whistleblowing, which is in the news following two decisions of the Isle of Man Equality...
In this new edition, Luther S.A. Partners Bob Scharfe and Selim Souissi along with Senior Associate Marion Lanne, and Assciate Maeva N'Zogho, provide an in-depth analysis of the main corporate governance requirements and duties in Luxembourg.
Due to the evolution of the covid-19 pandemic and the related measures taken by governmental authorities, sometimes the performance of a given contract no longer makes any economic sense.
Since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, many commercial leaseholders have been facing financial difficulties, because of the general economic slowdown but also – more particularly – because of the...
United Arab Emirates
BIZILANCE LEGAL CONSULTANTS ADGM ABU DHABI
The DPC conducted an inquiry against Instagram concerning the processing of personal data relating to child users of Instagram.
Al Rowaad Advocates & Legal Consultancy
Under the UAE Penal Code, called the Federal Decree-Law No. 31 of 2021 On the Issuance of Crimes and Penalties Law, crimes are divided into three types. These are misdemeanours, felonies, and infractions.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
UAE-based Amanat Holdings, a healthcare and education investment company, has recently received approval to raise the cap on foreign ownership of the company's shares from 49% to 100%.