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Guernsey's long-term project to revise and restate its suite of regulatory laws has been completed and the resulting laws come into effect on 1 November 2021.
The Banking Supervision (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2020 (the 2020 Banking Law) will be implemented with effect from 1 November 2021 repealing and replacing the Banking Supervision (Bailiwick of Guernsey) ...
The Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1987 (the 1987 POI Law) is due to be repealed and replaced by the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020
Guernsey's expertise in family office services and environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing were recognised at WE ARE GUERNSEY's Hong Kong Masterclass.
As at the end of 2020 there were over 100 Guernsey companies listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange ("LSE")...
Winston & Strawn LLP
As the largest fund management hubs in Asia, Hong Kong has taken steps to reform the investment funds regime by introducing new structures and incentive schemes...
The Income Tax (Substance Requirements) (Implementation) Regulations, 2021 came into effect in Guernsey on 30 June 2021 and The Taxation (Partnerships – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2021 came...
Jersey has over the last six decades maintained its reputation as a stable, well-regulated and pre-eminent fiduciary jurisdiction.
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
On 14 October 2021, the CSSF published its new CSSF Circular 21/785 with regard to replacing the prior authorisation obligation with a prior notification obligation in the case of material IT outsourcing, ...
While certain cross-border transactions were adversely affected by the pandemic (notably due to the disruption caused to industries such as aviation, hospitality, healthcare and retail)...
Arnaud Arrecgros, Julia Journée, and Maurice Honnen, provide expert legal commentary and analysis on the key developments and trends in banking and finance in Luxembourg.
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.
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
The FATF commended the efforts made by Mauritius in significantly addressing the strategic AML/CFT deficiencies.
The International Stock Exchange's (TISE) sustainable market segment, launched in July, is demonstrating its value with the announcement of two listed green bonds...
United Arab Emirates
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In recent years, the relevance and growth of environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles in investments has captured the attention of the global business community.
2021 is seeing the phasing out of the long established London inter-bank offer rate (LIBOR), with global regulators reiterating that market participants cannot rely on LIBOR being published beyond 31 December.
As discussed in our 2 August 2021 client update, EU Member States ("Member States") are required to implement EU Directive 2019/1160 and Regulation 2019/1156 on the cross-border distribution of collective investment funds