This article considers the tax consequences of transferring Bahamian real property held by a company for estate planning purposes.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted commercial activity on a global scale, challenging contracting parties' ability to fulfil their legal obligations
The necessities of conducting day-to-day business operations remotely are educating large swathes of the public in the use of virtual meeting platforms.
To say 2020 has been a challenging year for many would be an understatement. The onset
of COVID-19 saw significant hardships for millions of people globally and the economic
This briefing provides a summary of a number of recent changes to laws and regulations which have been enacted in the Cayman Islands over the last quarter which impact, or will impact, Cayman Islands funds.
The Cayman Islands has long been known and trusted by Chinese nationals as a jurisdiction to establish corporate and fund vehicles for outbound business investments from China or Hong Kong.
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On 30 September 2020 the Shipping Deputy Ministry issued Circular 20/2020, notifying interested parties of
the entry into force of the 2018 amendments to the Code of the Maritime Labour Convention...
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
The creation of a mortgage under Cypriot law is not allowed on vessels registered parallel-in in the Register of Cyprus Ships.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In welcome news, the Council of the European Union (the EU Council) removed the Cayman Islands from the EU's official list of non-cooperative jurisdictions (the EU blacklist) on October 6, 2020.
The "EU Regulation 2019/452 establishing a framework for the screening of foreign direct investments into the Union" (the "Regulation") on the grounds of security and public order has come into...
Cameron Adderley is the Managing Partner of the Hong Kong office and Global Practice Group Head of Corporate across the Appleby Group, which he joined in 2001.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19, there has been a drastic increase in cyber fraud cases involving email wire fraud scams and phone scams around the world.
It is increasingly common for employers and employees in Hong Kong to agree cessation terms. In such cases, an employee may be asked to enter into a separation agreement.
On 20 October 2020, the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") issued a "Dear Chair" Letter to industry outlining the findings of its review of the implementation by Irish fund management companies of the Central ...
A treaty is defined as 'a written agreement between two or more countries'.
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For the incorporation of a company in Liechtenstein, the statutory capital must either be paid into a blocked account for the incorporation at a bank in the EU/EEA/Switzerland...
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Für die Gründung einer Körperschaft in Liechtenstein muss das Gründungskapital entweder auf ein Gründungssperrkonto bei einer Bank in der EU/EWR/Schweiz eingezahlt werden oder durch eine...
Fenech & Fenech Advocates
By virtue of Legal Notice 402 of 2020, Maltese law now requires individuals to wear face coverings at all times, whether indoors or outdoors except when inside private homes and private vehicles.
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
In the current COVID-19 reality, Parliament recommences following the summer recess, bringing about the annual Budget, setting the scene for the year 2021.
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One such provision will revise the existing requirement that a debtor commences procedures to declare bankruptcy if in distress.