A number of changes to the Employment Act 2000 (Act), Bermuda's key piece of employment legislation, have recently been passed and are due to come into force from 1 June 2021.
Appleby have contributed to a new publication titled "Private Trust Companies: A Handbook for Advisers", published by Globe Law and Business that puts the spotlight on the island's offering as...
We recently authored litigation guides for the five offshore law jurisdictions we advise on for the Chambers Global Practice Guides, 2021:
British Virgin Islands
The BVI continues to be a popular place in which to establish asset holding companies and joint venture companies due to its flexible corporate legislation and widely respected commercial court.
This guide to British Virgin Islands dispute resolution and litigation includes commentary on litigation funding, initiating a lawsuit
The global COVID-19 pandemic, together with the longer-term move towards online shopping and pressures on the UK high street, continues to have a significant negative impact on the UK commercial real estate market.
Envoy Global, Inc.
The Government of Cyprus has provided further instructions for UK nationals to continue living and working the country in 2021.
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
This part will explore trademark issues that may arise regarding the franchise agreement.
The Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance has outlined how the agency accelerated progress through the Covid-19 pandemic and, with increased funding from the States of Guernsey...
We know that many people are in the process of buying or selling, and at various stages. Some are just getting prepared to sign up, and others were all ready to move. So what is happening?
Fund assets serviced in Guernsey increased by 4% in the year to the end of June 2020 as the island saw an influx of new business.
Every year before long holidays i.e. Christmas, Easter and Summer, family law practitioners would often be busy dealing with their clients' applications for temporary removal of children out of Hong Kong for their holiday travel. 2020 has been very different.
The key point to be addressed was when the financial loss (the "damage") suffered by the investors actually occurred.
On 18 January 2021, the Royal Court of Jersey handed down a judgment which materially contributes to the use of court-appointed receiverships in the Island.
On 23 December 2020, the Luxembourg financial sector supervisory authority (the CSSF) published the Regulation N° 20-10 laying down the implementing measures of Article 100(1)
Arendt & Medernach
The law of 22 January 2021 (the "2021 Law") modernises Luxembourg's legal framework on the issuance of dematerialised securities by expressly confirming the possibility to use distributed ledger technology.
Loyens & Loeff
A 12-month grace period has been announced by the CSSF for the application of the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) requirements in relation to annual financial reports.
Trusts and foundations are often thought of or addressed together, most likely because they are both used by practitioners for asset protection purposes, ...
Malta and the UK share a long and colorful history, with Malta having been a British colony for one hundred and fifty years.
On the last day of 2020 and the eve of the new year, the BVI House of Assembly passed the "Black Swan" Bill the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands)...