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The global COVID-19 pandemic, together with the longer-term move towards online shopping and pressures on the UK high street, continues to have a significant negative impact on the UK commercial real estate market.

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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.

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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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As anticipated, the Chancellor in his 2021 Budget has extended the current Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday and has also introduced additional measures in the hope of boosting the property market. Our Residential Property team provide an overview.

How voice-based document production helps your firm win more business

Throughout the lifecycle management of a client, a great deal of correspondence and documentation is produced. This briefing explains how a speech-to-text document production process can transform client responsiveness and help the firm win more business.

The advantages of Freeports examined following Budget 2021

Businesses operating Freeports will benefit from more generous tax reliefs, customs benefits and wider government support, bringing investment, trade and jobs, but what exactly are the advantages businesses can expect to gain from operating in a Freeport?

Budget 2021: The employment implications

Rishi Sunak has announced the much-awaited budget for 2021 hailing protection for the “jobs and livelihoods of the British people”. Outlined below are the key elements impacting employers and their wider workforce.

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