Covering ears to steal bells: Ignoring insolvency at risk of liquidation

It is better to face difficult facts and to engage with them, as soon as possible. This is certainly true in the case of financially distressed or insolvent companies doing business in the PRC, incorporated in offshore jurisdictions such as Bermuda or the Cayman Islands, and whose shares are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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British Virgin Islands – Regulatory Update

On 11 February 2021, the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission published the Financial Services (Prudential and Statistical Returns) (Amendment) Order 2021.

Filing an economic substance declaration in Bermuda

In 2018, Bermuda enacted legislation with respect to economic substance requirements for entities based in the jurisdiction. All other major offshore jurisdictions enacted similar legislation at the same time.

Cayman Islands securities & banking country update

Partner Matthew Stocker and counsel Alex Davies from our Cayman Islands office provide an update on securities and banking regulations in the jurisdiction for Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence.

Cayman Islands AML country update

In the Cayman Islands AML Country Update, Partner Matthew Stocker and Associate Zeppi Barefoot provide an outline of the Cayman Islands Anti-Money Laundering regime.

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Reciprocal enforcement of judgments in Guernsey

Volatile markets and economic downturns typically lead to increases in commercial litigation. Onshore proceedings can commonly involve offshore structures and we anticipate a growth in cases requiring the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.

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The initial focus following the signing of the Paris Agreement was on the commitments made by governments from around the world to take action to combat climate change. The term climate finance was equated with the financial resources committed by governments for investment in the transition to a climate neutral global economy.

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