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Qunar: ‘no systematic undervaluation of Chinese companies’

In a recent decision of the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, Qunar Cayman Islands Limited (10 May 2019) (“Qunar”), Parker J rejected the central hypothesis of the dissenting shareholders’ expert that there was a systematic undervaluation of Chinese companies on US exchanges which meant that their publicly traded share price was […]

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Bermuda Removed from EU ‘Blacklist’

By Christian R.Luthi, Graham B.R. Collis The European Union has removed Bermuda from Annex 1 of its list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes (the ‘blacklist’), effective 17 May. The EU’s Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) met on 17 May and voted to remove Bermuda from its blacklist of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. […]

Cayman Court Relies on Market Value in Merger Appraisal

By Nigel K. Meeson QC In a recent decision of the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, Qunar Cayman Islands Limited (10 May 2019) (“Qunar”), Parker J rejected the central hypothesis of the dissenting shareholders’ expert that there was a systematic undervaluation of Chinese companies on US exchanges which meant that […]

Establishing a business in the Cayman Islands

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Carey Olsen partner Christopher Anderson recently introduced the concept of a hybrid vehicle for use in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) industry. Here, he explains how and why he came up with the idea of the world’s first ILS hybrid. As is often said, the best ideas are always the simplest. That is reassuringly accurate for […]

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Employment legislation update – May 2019

By David Smedley, Andrew Rayment, Shakeel Dad The last few months have seen many announcements in relation to changes expected in the employment law arena. With new information being received almost weekly, our legislation update sets out the changes in chronological order and highlights the headline points together with the proposed or confirmed implementation dates.

Case Law Update – May 2019

Nosworthy v Instinctif Partners Ltd UKEAT/0100/18 – ‘Bad leaver’ provision requiring forfeiture of shares and loan notes was not unlawful In this case, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a bad leaver provision forcing an employee to give up her shareholding if she resigned was not an ‘unconscionable bargain’. Nor was it void as […]

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Simmons & Simmons has been appointed as Petrofac’s adviser during its investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), wrestling the mandate for the oil and gas company from a magic circle firm. It is understood that Simmons’ head of crime, fraud and investigations Stephen Gentle and partner Nick Benwell have won the mandate from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. The […]

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