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In Your Court: Offshore Dispute Resolution Review – October 2021

Notable matters discussed include the continuation and growth in the number of disputed valuation cases that involve the squeeze-out of minority shareholders – usually to facilitate a company’s subsequent public offering in China. Earlier this month, the Privy Council chose to uphold BVI freestanding freezing injunctions, otherwise known as Black Swan injunctions, in a highly anticipated judgment. Also covered are some of the fundamentals of recent cases from an offshore perspective in Ogier’s Snapshots series, and updates on some important developments in its jurisdictions.

Channel Islands Funds Quarterly Update: Q3 2021

Contents 1. Pan-Channel Islands developments 1.1 Economic substance: scope extended to partnerships 1.2 The International Stock Exchange launches new sustainable division – TISE Sustainable 1.3 TISE – new Listing Rules, Membership Rules and fees 2. Jersey developments 2.1 Pipeline of consultations, legislative updates and revised policies and guidance to end of 2021 2.2 Updates to […]

The restated Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law

The Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1987 is due to be repealed and replaced by the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020 with effect from 1 November 2021, following a long period of consultation between the relevant stakeholders including the Guernsey Financial Services Commission and Guernsey’s financial services community.

World Menopause Day – 18 October 2021

World Menopause Day (18 October) offers an opportunity for employers to reflect on the support given to their employees who are experiencing the menopause and peri-menopause.

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Understanding what you need to do when faced with the prospect of litigation is essential for in-house counsel. In this webinar Ana Lelliott provides her top tips for dealing with commercial disputes, discusses when to litigate or consider alternative options and provides a quick refresher on privilege and without prejudice.

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In Moore v 7595611 Canada Corp, the Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed that there is no maximum cap for loss of care, guidance and companionship damages under the Family Law Act in Ontario. Family members (spouse, children, grandchildren, parents, grandparents, or siblings) of an injured or deceased person can seek these damages in a tort claim where the injury or death occurred due to the fault or negligence of another person.

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