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Moving to the Cayman Islands

Boasting an enviable lifestyle, modern infrastructure and a highly sophisticated financial services industry and all within a short flight of Miami and other US cities, the Cayman Islands check all the boxes for individuals seeking to relocate to a tax-neutral jurisdiction. As a result, the Cayman Islands have evolved into an increasingly popular place of residence for internationally mobile “remote-workers” and high-net-worth individuals from around the world.

FCA consults on new consumer duty in retail financial markets

Following the April 2019 publication of its feedback statement on a duty of care and potential alternative approaches, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting until 31 July 2021 on a new Consumer Duty that would set clearer and higher expectations for firms’ standards of care towards consumers.

Tech companies: three things you should know from the 2021-22 Quebec budget

The Québec Budget 2021–2022 includes measures encouraging investment to accelerate technology adoption and strengthens several tax measures aimed at the technology sector. The three key tax measures that tech businesses and entrepreneurs should know about are discussed below.

Workplace testing and vaccinations: What employers need to know

Workplace testing has proven to be a crucial piece in the UK government’s jigsaw to get British business back on its feet. But how can businesses implement a workplace testing programme and will the vaccine roll out make a difference?

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Bribery in Peru: Shoosmiths lawyer speaks out

Shoosmiths’ John McKendrick gave the keynote address at an anti-bribery event at the recent Peruvian Congress in Lima. The event was organised to reinforce Peru’s efforts to join the OECD and focused on designing laws to deal with corporate liability in respect of bribery.

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Chicago’s Jenner & Block becomes latest US firm to announce London launch

Chicago-headquartered Jenner & Block has announced it is to launch a London office later this year, becoming the latest in a growing number of US firms to establish a City base. The office will be staffed initially by a small group of dual-qualified and US-qualified partners and Jenner & Block said it would take a […]

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Has The Change Happened Yet?

UK firms might lead those in the US when it comes to change, but it’s coming to everyone, like it or not. As reported in The Lawyer Richard Susskind, David Morley, Guy Beringer and David Osborne held an excellent session at the Global Law Summit on the topic of the Future of Law. Having given […]

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Cuatrecasas appoints litigation head Jorge Badía as firmwide managing partner

Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira has appointed litigation and arbitration head Jorge Badía as its new managing partner, the firm announced today.  Badía joined the firm in 1987, was named a partner in 1998 and has been head of litigation and arbitration for eight years. He is also a member of the firm’s board of directors. Badía’s new title […]

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