With the clock running down on Barbados' goal of total reliance on green energy by 2030, a $90 million investment fund has been launched to kick-start carbon-neutral energy projects, under a partnership of two key donors to this country.
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
As COVID-19 vaccines become more and more available there are feelings of excitement and trepidation in equal measures.
On 11 February 2021 the Cyprus Parliament voted to amend certain provisions relating to the Central Agency for Equal Distribution of Burdens (Creation, Objects, Responsibilities, and Other...
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
Cyprus has a long-standing fisheries tradition. Despite its limited contribution (around 0.8%) to GDP, the Cypriot fisheries sector holds significant socio-economic importance, particularly in coastal areas.
The Directive (EU) 2018/822 expand once more the provisions of the Directive 2011/16/EU - Directive on Administrative Cooperation, regarding mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation in relation to ...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
On 1 March, the European Banking Authority (the ‘EBA') published its final revised Guidelines on Money Laundering (ML) and Terrorist Financing (TF) risk factors.
On 22 February 2021 the ECOFIN Council updated the EU list of third country non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes (commonly referred to as the EU 'blacklist')...
The recently handed down case of Helice Leasing SAS v PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) TBK  EWHC 99 (Comm) is relevant to those interested in Guernsey law primarily due to the reference to aircraft registration and leasing -
Our investment funds team outline the latest developments in the investment funds market in Guernsey including Revenue Service guidance on the economic substance requirements...
Opportunities presented for fund managers through the stability of Guernsey's offer in the post-Brexit environment will be discussed at a Guernsey Finance webinar.
Isle of Man
The recent case of Lunt v Csurgo (CHP 2019/140) has concisely summarised how the Isle of Man High Court will approach the division of a property/its proceeds of sale when a cohabitating couple split.
Our investment funds team outline the latest developments in the investment funds market in Jersey including the new register of beneficial owners and significant persons
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
We are pleased to present the updated version of our brochure "ESG – Sustainable Finance". This brochure contains the Disclosure Regulation, i.e. the Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 of 27 November 2019 on sustainability‐related disclosures ...
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
On 10 February 2021, the Council of the European Union published a press release according to which the Member States' representatives at the Council have agreed to grant a negotiating mandate to the Council for the revised rules on ...
The Malta Permanent Residence Programme and the Malta Citizenship by Direct Investment Rules were introduced in Malta to facilitate the process of relocation to Malta for high net worth individuals.
On the 9th of February 2021, the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit informed the relevant stakeholder that the 2021 Risk Evaluation Questionnaires will be available on the Compliance and Supervision Platform for Assessing Risk System ...
In November 2020, ESMA published its "Guidance on performance fees in investment funds – applicable to undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities and certain types of Alternative Investment Funds".
With the effective date of the United Kingdom's exit from the EU fast approaching, no deal has yet been reached between the EU and the UK.
On Monday 19th October 2020, Malta's Finance Minister, Profs. Edward Scicluna presented the country's budget for year 2021.
Maltese Citizenship by Naturalisation is the process by which an alien, that is, a non-Maltese person, is granted Maltese citizenship and nationality, subject to satisfying a number of requirements