Bahamas Financial Services Board
There have been tremendous efforts made to address all concerns of the CFATF and the FATF Regarding The Bahamas' Anti Money laundering.
British Virgin Islands
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.
G. Vrikis & Associates LLC
On 21.09.20200 Administrative Court issued a decision in Case No.334/2017 (OCEAN AQUARIUM LTD -v- THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS), annulling the decision of Commissioner of Income Tax to impose Defense Contribution to a Company.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
On the 8th of September 2020, the Republic of Cyprus and the Russian Federation signed a protocol amending the Double Tax Treaty ("DTT") between the two states.
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'...
It started in 2017 with two judgments by the Paris Court of Appeal ordering separate owners of studio apartments in Paris to pay a fine of €15,000 each for renting out apartments through the...
A new investment fund dedicated to the cannabinoid healthcare market has been launched in Guernsey.
This article will consider two significant recent judgments of the Irish Courts on the topic of concurrent liability - Defender Limited v HSBC France  IESC 37 ("Defender") ...
The clock is ticking to 31 December 2020 (the "Brexit Deadline"), the date on which the transition period set down in the EU/UK Withdrawal Agreement will expire and the UK will become a "third country".
Private Client analysis: The Royal Court of Jersey has issued a judgment on a Beddoe application in which it blessed the decision of a trustee to submit to the jurisdiction of the...
It is well known that Jersey companies are a vehicle of choice for acquisition and investment holding structures, in particular in a private equity context.
With the aim of allowing more flexible governance measures, Luxembourg has passed another law extending the possibility to hold board and shareholders' meetings in companies...
Arendt & Medernach
The Luxembourg Parliament has adopted today a bill of law containing measures governing how companies and other legal entities are permitted to hold meetings.
Accounting records should provide information on receipts and expenditure, sales and purchases, assets and liabilities.
The MFSA has issued a Guidance Paper on the role of the MLRO within entities which are Subject Persons operating in the regulated
Adams & Adams
Mauritius – Good for Investment and IP Protection...
United Arab Emirates
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...
The Sovereign Group
The Government of UAE has recently amended previously issued resolution on Economic Substance regulations and has confirmed that the amendments will apply retrospectively from 1st of January 2019
STA Law Firm
CFIUS lurked in the background for years. CFIUS is an interagency committee that primarily blocks mergers, acquisitions, and takeovers by foreign entities that create a potential national security risk.
We shared in our prior article, that with the passing of the Singapore Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 (the "Act"), foreign corporate entities are now permitted to transfer...