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Bermuda allows cannabis investment funds

By Elizabeth Denman Bermuda’s authorities have given the go-ahead for investment vehicles interested in taking advantage of the legal cannabis sector. Elizabeth Denman of Conyers Dill & Pearman explains why this offshore jurisdiction is the clear choice for setting up ventures investing in cannabis-related enterprises. Investment in cannabis businesses, either directly or through an investment fund, […]

New strategy for providing free access to government data

By Jürg Schneider, Christophe Gösken On 30 November 2018 the Federal Council adopted a new open government data strategy for providing the public with free access to government data. From 2020 onwards, all government data will gradually be made available for free and in a computer-friendly format. Replacing a previous version, the new strategy is mandatory for the […]

TMT Annual Report: Evolutionary Tale

Fernando Resina da Silva and Magda Cocco, VdA partners, contributed for the TMT Annual Report for the article “Evolutionary tale” about digital challenges. Regardless of the industry sector companies operate in, new business models will be needed to be developed. This may be a great opportunity for lawyers. Technology is revolutionising the economy and it […]

Oil and Gas Law Review: Sixth edition

By Olivier Bustin, Luiza Savchenko The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the most populous French-speaking country in Africa and a very attractive prospect for investors owing to the richness of its natural resources, such as cobalt, copper, cassiterite, gold, manganese, diamond and petroleum In numerous official and unofficial speeches, it has been emphasised […]

Newsflash: Freehold Properties Bill

By Karl Anders, Louise Power House builders face the difficult task of building more homes whilst also maintaining positive relationships with customers and communities in the face of mistrust engendered by a developer-unfriendly media. This is against the backdrop of trying to run a successful, profitable business for the benefit of shareholders and employees in a constantly […]

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THE LEGAL Aid Board is conducting “on the ground” research into legal aid loopholes which allow apparently wealthy people to claim public funds. The board wants to devise its own proposals, which will follow last week’s publication of the Law Society’s views on how the rules can be tightened up. The need for action was […]

LYSG holds annual international bash

The London Young Solicitors’ Group (LYSG) will hold its annual International Weekend from 30 September to 3 October. Between 75 and 100 lawyers representing groups around the world have been invited to the weekend which will consist of a series of lectures including a session organised by the European Young Lawyers’ Association. The weekend will […]

Group pushes for sports arbitration

LAWYERS are working on a model contract which could form the basis of a sports arbitration service for sponsorship disputes. The Institute of Sports Sponsorship (ISS) is putting together a framework for an arbitration system to cut down on the cost of contractual disputes. The idea is to build up an effective system of case […]

Burton's first to win sponsorship award

THE chambers of Michael Burton QC at 2 Crown Office Row has become the first set to win a Business Sponsorship Incentive Scheme award for backing a concert in the Purcell Tercentenary Festival. The money will be used to sponsor another concert in the series, which will be staged at London’s Wigmore Hall from October […]

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