On 27 November 2020 the Bermuda government announced sweeping amendments to the Employment Act 2000 (EA 2000). The amended legislation is currently drafted as coming into force on 1 June 2021.
The most notable legislative development in the Cayman Islands in 2020 has been implementation of the Private Funds Law, 2020 (the "Law") which provides for registration of certain closed-ended...
The Cayman Islands Government and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") have committed to developing a bespoke regulatory framework ...
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On 2 April 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") rendered a decision ("Decision") in case C-458/18, ("GVC Services") in response to a request for a preliminary ruling...
HM Government of Gibraltar has published the Financial Services (Insurance) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2020, which came into force on the 26th November 2020.
HM Government of Gibraltar earlier this week published a Technical Notice regarding the position of EEA nationals residing in Gibraltar after the transitional period established under the EU-U Withdrawal Agreement ...
On Thursday 19 November, Minister for Financial Services for HMGoG, the Hon. Albert Isola, addressed the Public Bill Committee in Westminster, giving oral evidence as part of the scrutiny process of the UK Financial Services Bill.
The amendment to the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (SDO) providing for protection against unlawful breastfeeding discrimination will come into force on 19 June 2021.
It is trite that agents owe fiduciary duties to their principals, and an agent means one who holds power to affect the legal relations of his principal.
A voyage charter usually provides for a remedy of demurrage to the owner of the vessel against the charterer in circumstances where there is delay in unloading or discharge of the cargo.
On 19 June 2020, the SFC commenced proceedings in the Market Misconduct Tribunal against Tianhe Chemicals Group Limited and its executive director, Wei Xuan, under section 277 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance ...
In a recent enforcement action, the SFC has publicly reprimanded and fined China Everbright Securities (HK) Limited HK$2.5 million for relying on expired standing authority when pledging its clients' securities with banks ...
The World Health Organization classified the outbreak of COVID-19 as a pandemic on 11 March 2020.
As announced in the 2020/2021 budget speech, the Financial Secretary proposed a tax concession for carried interest in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong's Chief Executive announced in her 2020 Policy Address on 25 November 2020 that the double ad valorem stamp duty (DSD)
Good Divorce Week, which begins on Monday 30 November, is an annual campaign that aims to promote practical and constructive ways ..
United Arab Emirates
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Effective December 1, 2020, the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will allow certain foreign investors to fully own local companies without an Emirati sponsor.
The divorce process in Dubai is usually straightforward and involves the steps of counselling, settlements...
The Fund Finance Association's Virtual Symposium took place from 16th to 20th November. Attendees enjoyed daily sessions with a focus on a European, Asia-Pacific, and Global perspective.