During the challenging economic environment created by the COVID-19 pandemic, directors need to be especially focused on the nature and extent of their duties..
British Virgin Islands
O'Neal Webster has advised on a JPY 3.8 billion British Virgin Islands plan of arrangement which was recently approved by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) on April 6, 2020.
Many businesses are currently experiencing unprecedented pressure on their cash flow as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the governmental restrictions which are being implemented around the world.
Significant actions are being taken by governments and financial institutions around the world in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
The requirements for filing of beneficial ownership information for Cayman Islands companies will change with effect from 15 May 2020 in two respects due to international requirements.
Although holding virtual meetings has been permitted by Cyprus legislation since 2015, it is not the customary practice among Cyprus public or private companies.
We are living in challenging times, arguably far more challenging than in 2008 given the supply and the demand side issues all businesses are facing...
Whether as a result of the influence of social media and in particular the speed at which information (as well as misinformation) travels, most governments' communication efforts...
The office of Civil Contingencies in partnership with the RGP, will be informing the public of the need to shop responsibly by shopping alone and keeping to a safe distance as required by the lockdown regulations...
In these uncertain times, investors in investment funds are increasingly looking at options regarding their investment, including ways in which to redeem or recover their investment in such funds.
As companies continue to adjust to operating under the various regimes put in place by both the States of Guernsey and governments globally in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and even now look forward to how and when ...
Guernsey companies, like their international counterparts, fight to manage the COVID-19 crisis with differing levels of state support.
Many companies are facing new and challenging circumstances given the fast-moving COVID-19 situation. It is likely that during the coming weeks you and your fellow board members will be called upon to make difficult decisions.
For directors, the winding up of a company could be judgment day when their past misdeeds come back to haunt them.
Clyde & Co
The world is facing unprecedented impacts from COVID-19. The impact to people, businesses and supply chains is unfolding, with challenges in almost every location on the globe.
No one expected that the culprit responsible for putting an end to Wall Street's 11-year "bull market" would be the COVID-19 pandemic. With many countries in lockdown, the COVID-19 pandemic has battered..
Mamo TCV Advocates
Professor Andrew Muscat, who heads the Corporate Law Department at the Firm, has published a series of articles in the Times of Malta dealing with the duties and liabilities of directors of a company experiencing financial difficulties.
Due to the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its effects on the Mauritian economy, on 15 May 2020, the Government of Mauritius enacted the COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions)...
United Arab Emirates
STA Law Firm
Business transactions around the world often involve mergers, acquisitions or take-overs. Such transactions of the business organizations ...
STA Law Firm
Regulations in the business world are essential and a mechanism to protect workers, public safety, businesses, and investments. However, regulations which are inefficient or inadequate can indeed...