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COVID-19 and residential tenancies in Jersey: Where are we now?

By Laura Shirreffs The States of Jersey enacted the COVID-19 (Residential Tenancy) (Temporary Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 in an attempt to address the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the Island. The regulations temporarily amended certain provisions of the Residential Tenancy (Jersey) Law 2011, applying to all residential tenancies with effect from 10 […]

New Court of Appeal case a game-changer for arbitration in family law

By Sarah Green A recent Court of Appeal case has the potential to change the landscape of arbitration in family law. With the court backlog worse than ever as a result of Covid-19, out-of-court settlement options, such as Early Neutral Evaluations, Private FDRs and Arbitration are seen as increasingly attractive prospects for separating couples, who […]

Decade-long Saad litigation settled between AHAB and Grant Thornton Defendants

By Rupert Bell, Shelley White, Colette Wilkins, Andrew Gibson, Arikka Farley After over 11 years of litigation, Walkers Cayman is pleased to announce that Walkers’ clients, the Grant Thornton Defendants, have reached a confidential settlement with AHAB which results in their release from the AHAB v. Saad Investments and Others proceedings in the Cayman Islands. The proceedings […]

The remote trustee: Getting your house in order after the Covid-19 pandemic

By David Pytches, Monique Bhullar, Philip Paschalides, David Pytches, Clive Thomas To say 2020 has been a challenging year for many would be an understatement. The onset of COVID-19 saw significant hardships for millions of people globally and the economic impacts continue to ripple across the world’s economy, with many expecting these negative consequences to […]


FCA publishes proposals on changes to the premium listing rules

On 5 November 2013, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a further consultation paper containing updated proposals on changes to the UK Listing Rules, focusing on premium listed companies with controlling shareholders. The consultation paper (CP 13/15) contained its views on responses to an earlier consultation published in October 2012 (CP 12/25) in the form […]

The end of trans fats? FDA issues tentative determination on trans fats in processed foods

By So-Eun Lee and Mary B Langowski The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Federal Register notice with its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not ‘generally recognised as safe’ (GRAS) for use in food.  If this preliminary determination, […]

Clifford Chance London

Clifford Chance elects new London head of capital markets

Clifford Chance has elected partner Simon Sinclair as its new London capital markets head succeeding partner Andrew Forryan. Sinclair will take up the role on 1 December after being elected this morning following a contested vote.  Forryan is stepping down from the role after one term at the helm and will continue as a full-time […]


Offshore: Jersey – The ties that bind

Jersey is promoting its links with the UK while shaping a stronger international role  Of all the offshore jurisdictions, the one that is arguably most closely bound to the UK is Jersey. The island’s links with the mainland go much deeper than its status as a Crown Dependency – indeed many lawyers believe that the UK […]

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