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Revision of fiduciary regulatory legislation

The Regulation of Fiduciaries, Administration Businesses and Company Directors, etc (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2000 (as amended) will be repealed and replaced with the Regulation of Fiduciaries, Administration Businesses and Company Directors, etc (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020 with effect from 1 November 2021.

The restated Banking Supervision (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law

The Banking Supervision (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2020 will be implemented with effect from 1 November 2021 repealing and replacing the Banking Supervision (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 1994 as part of the long-term project of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission to revise its principal regulatory laws.

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.

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Walkers’ Bermuda Top 10 FinTech AML Tips

Their FinTech and regulatory specialists share the 10 most important tips for businesses in the digital assets space to consider when complying with anti-money laundering laws in Bermuda.

Ground rent reform: fixing one problem and creating another?

The draft bill to implement the government’s ground rent changes finally reached the House of Lords in May 2021. This legislation had been long awaited and, largely, the provisions were as expected following the earlier consultations and government announcements and discussions.


Rumours of the Retail Price Index’s (RPI) death have been vastly exaggerated in the past. We were told back in 2013 that the Office for National Statistics was going to stop formally recognising the index as a national statistic, but it took a while for the industry to take note. We have all carried on using it in our indexed linked rent reviews since then.

ESG and the private investor

This recording of a recent virtual debate discusses the extent to which the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials of a company or investment are considered when making investment decisions.


Burma Myanmar

Duo of IP firms join Myanmar rush

Another two international firms have joined the growing rush into Myanmar, with UK IP firm Rouse and South East Asian firm Tilleke & Gibbins both expanding into the country. Rouse’s Myanmar office, based in Yangon, is the firm’s sixteenth location. Led by partner and Thailand country manager Fabrice Mattei, the office will offer filing and […]

Co-op bank

Co-op Bank names new GC after group split

The Co-operative Bank has named Brona McKeown as its new general counsel and company secretary, a month after announcing the split of its legal function. McKeown joins the Co-op from Coventry Building Society, where she was interim general counsel and corporate secretary. She previously worked at Barclays in roles including global general counsel of Barclays […]

American Express

American Express GC to join Cleary after two decades in role

American Express general counsel Louise Parent has quit the credit card giant to join the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton after 20 years in the job. Parent, who joined the business in 1977, announced her retirement from the role in April this year and is expected to join Cleary as of […]


Clifford Chance drafted in for RBS SME investigation

Clifford Chance partners Carlos Conceicao and Kelwin Nicholls have been hired by RBS to lead an investigation into claims that the bank forced small companies it owed money to into closure to make a profit. The investigation was launched yesterday (25 November) after two reports, one by Sir Andrew Large and a second for business […]

Health Alert — 25 November 2013

DLA Piper has released the 25 November 2013 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector. If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the DLA Piper briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.

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