In December 2020, as part of its review to update Bermuda's commercial insurance regime, the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) issued a consultation paper proposing the introduction...
British Virgin Islands
Carey Olsen's Michael Padarin and Daniel Moore explore the key takeaways from the first economic substance (ES) reporting period in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and give practical pointers...
BVI has recently introduced bills to amend the current Trustee Act (the TA), the current Virgin Islands Special Trusts Act (VISTA), the current Probates (Resealing) Act (the Resealing Act) and the...
Andrew Pullinger and Shaun Tracey co-author the Cayman Islands chapter of the Global Legal Insights International Arbitration Guide 2021, which covers key topics including arbitration agreements, procedure, appointment of arbitrators, ...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The shipping industry has for many years proved to be one of the most successful sectors of the Cyprus economy. It is the longest serving generator of foreign direct investment and contributes...
The International Stock Exchange (TISE) had 831 new listings during 2020. This is the second-highest annual increase in new listings since the inception of TISE and represents a 27% increase...
A year on from the UK's application to accede to the Lugano Convention on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters ("Lugano")
The PJI Foundation have teamed up with Kusuma Trust Gibraltar to fund a pilot project that will support young people with mental health issues.
In this note, we will focus on some of the key legal and practical considerations that a retiring trustee should take into account before it transfers information on the trust...
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
From 11 December 2020, Hong Kong's statutory maternity leave entitlement increased from 10 weeks to 14 weeks.
Undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities ("UCITS") are the most common category of Irish fund that are offered to the public. UCITS are EU-based regulated investment...
It has been more than 2 years since the Crown Dependencies, alongside a number of other non-EU relevant jurisdictions (including the British Overseas Territories of Bermuda, BVI and Cayman)...
Arendt & Medernach
On 9 April 2021, the Commission de surveillance du secteur financier ("CSSF") published valuable guidance on the governance and security requirements applicable to remote/home working ("Telework")
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg
The Act of 26 February 2021 and certain grand ducal regulations have transposed into Luxembourg law the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (2018/1808) (the "Directive").
Bank of Valletta has launched its new BOV 3D Secure App, an app that introduces a stronger security process for online purchases.
On 26 March 2021, the MFSA issued a Circular regarding the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2019/1238 on a pan-European Personal Pension Product (the Regulation).
Mamo TCV Advocates
On June 12 of last year, a few short months into a pandemic, which by then had already reached all corners of the globe, the present author made a prediction concerning the IP barriers to the distribution of the various Covid Vaccines ...
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
Republic Act No. 11523, also known as "An Act Ensuring Philippine Financial Industry Resiliency
Against the COVID-19 Pandemic" (FIST Act).
United Arab Emirates
Nexdigm Private Limited
With rising concerns over the free movement of Personal Data and the minimal rights in place to protect the movement of data, a number of countries have come up with their own data protection laws.
Dubai: With the start of Ramadan, companies in the UAE are required to reduce work timings for employees by two hours every day.