With increasing demand from regulators and investors for the highest standards of corporate governance and stringent compliance with a growing list of complex regulations
Legislation requiring a "relevant entity" conducting "relevant activity" to report and maintain economic substance has been introduced in Bermuda.
Bermuda's LLC legislation, introduced in 2016, was closely modelled on Delaware's LLC statute.
I. Christodoulou & Partners LLC
Cyprus is an attractive jurisdiction for the provision of investment and ancillary services across the European Union.
The EU, Corporate Governance, and Company Directors who are fit for purpose.
Dr. K. Chrysostomides & Co LLC
In 2007 the European Parliament and the European Council adopted Directive 2007/36/EC, the so-called "Shareholder Rights Directive" (SRD I) ...
When The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited concluded the discussion surrounding Weighted Voting Rights in April 2018, only individuals who have been materially responsible for the growth of the innovative company could benefit from WVR.
Despite an otherwise difficult year, Hong Kong has again solidified its position as one of the prime finance centers of the world, and tops the world's IPO fund-raising list in 2019 for the sixth time in the last 10 years.
As the investment funds industry evolves it has become essential that Asian managers have the right approach to corporate governance in place to attract capital from Western institutional investors.
Don't worry, this isn't another briefing that anxiously sets out new standards of corporate governance required as a consequence of the recent Development Securities judgments.
Simon Morgan TEP, Director and Head of Private Clients at Vistra Jersey, has been re-elected worldwide Chair of STEP.
Partner Chris Byrne was recently interviewed by Dominic Carmen of Legal Business about the trends and developments in the Offshore industry over the past year.
Vistra Jersey has grown significantly in the last five years. Clive Wright, Managing Director of Vistra Jersey, recently shared with Business Brief his views of the business and the industry overall.
Trainee solicitors at Ogier recently "logged off" and swapped time in the office for a day working alongside Jersey Trees for Life at Adelina Wood.
Substance regulations in Luxembourg are becoming increasingly stringent and one ongoing issue of concern is the level of scrutiny applied to directorship mandates.
As environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles become increasingly mainstream and with asset managers under increasing pressure to embrace the trend, ...
The role of the chairman is critical to good governance and to effective performance, but the law does not describe the role other than being the person who chairs board meetings.
United Arab Emirates
STA Law Firm
Kingdom of Bahrain through recent amendments via Legislative Decree No. 1 of 2018 amended law on Commercial Companies Law ("CCL")
What is the future of asset management and protection for family offices and high-net-worth individuals in the Gulf Cooperation Council?
Did you know that there are over 300 offshore companies listed on the London Stock Exchange? Or that there are more Cayman companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange...