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EU-US Privacy Shield for data transfers ruled as invalid

The Office of the Data Protection Authority in Guernsey (ODPA) has warned companies in the Bailiwick to be aware of the recent Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) judgment which affects all businesses who transfer personal data outside of the Bailiwick and the European Union (EU).

Recognition and Assistance for PRC Insolvency in Hong Kong

Synopsis A recent case in Hong Kong, has demonstrated both the ability and willingness of common law courts to recognise insolvency appointments made by the courts of the People’s Republic of China (‘PRC’), and to grant appropriate assistance at common law. It is to be hoped that this proven track record will pave the way for easier recognition of common law court appointed liquidators in PRC, where, unlike in common law countries, such recognition is subject to the principle of reciprocity.

New LCIA Arbitration Rules: In force on 1 October 2020

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) recently released its updated arbitration rules (the “2020 Rules”) which will come into force from 1 October 2020 and will apply to any arbitration commenced under the auspices of the LCIA on or after this date. The 2020 Rules, in the LCIA’s own words, aim to make the arbitral processes “even more streamlined and clear” for arbitrators and parties alike. We summarise nine key changes and one omission.

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Walder Wyss advises Evolute Group on financing round

Walder Wyss has advised Evolute Group on its Series A financing round. The financing round amounts to CHF6m and was subscribed by investors from the financial and start-up sector. Evolute Group is one of the largest and fastest growing providers of comprehensive technology and platform solutions for wealth and asset management in Switzerland. As a […]

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The Lawyer Salary Survey 2016 PDF

How much are you paid? Are you happy with your salary? Are your skills adequately recognised and rewarded? Who are the happiest lawyers when it comes to remuneration? How big a pay rise – or drop – could you expect to get if you moved elsewhere? All these questions and more are answered in The […]

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