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Results of the 2021 Canadian federal election

The Liberal Party of Canada failed to secure a majority in Parliament, but will form another minority government. Little has changed in terms of seat counts, and the composition of the House of Commons will be largely the same in Canada’s 44th Parliament as it was in the 43rd.

Payment for order flow: duty to clients

The discussion around payment for order flow (or PFOF) has been going on for some time in the UK, is nascent in the EU and rages in the US (particularly in relation to retail broking).

Q&A: Supply of goods to Saudi Arabia and GCC preferential tax treatment

Are you considering supplying goods from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia? If the answer is yes, then this is a must-read to check if you qualify for GCC preferential tax treatment (including custom duty exemption), and the commercial implications you need to consider if you don’t.

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Dr Kun Wang joins as counsel in Hangzhou

Dr Wang is a professor at the Law Institute of Zhejiang Social Sciences Academy and a specially-appointed researcher for the Advisory Committee of the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province. Dr Wang is mainly engaged in legal research in intellectual property, Internet, and legal practice of civil and commercial affairs.

Ogier’s Guernsey team advises Disruptive Capital on launch of fund

Ogier’s Guernsey investment funds team has advised Disruptive Capital on the Guernsey aspects of the establishment and close of the Secondary Disruptive Fund (the Fund), a closed-ended registered Guernsey collective investment scheme. The fund successfully closed at its targeted total commitments. Disruptive Capital, founded by Mr Edmund Truell, a former chairman of the British Venture […]

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