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By Sharon Ayres, Stephen Belling, David Lowe Large private limited companies have been subject to political scrutiny for some time as the Government has tried to assess what regulatory framework should apply to them. The catalyst for this move being that it is not just publicly listed companies that should be subject to governance codes […]

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This article was originally published in the OCA Construction Comment Magazine in May 2019. Construction liens are arguably the most useful legal tool to ensure that contractors and workers are paid. Arising from the moment services and/or materials are provided to a construction project, liens provide the parties who performed the work and/or supplied the materials a […]

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By Karina Skomorokhova In response to international sanctions imposed on Russia as part of the country’s confrontation with the West over the political situation in Ukraine and the Crimean peninsula, the Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree in 2014 to prohibit the import of certain products and foodstuffs produced in the United States, the […]

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By Andrew Munro The newly enacted Electronic Transactions (Electronic Agents) (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2019, which came into force on 1st March this year, signals a turning point in law for companies using Artificial Intelligence which itself represents an area of exponential growth and critical importance for future development in many areas and sectors worldwide. This exciting […]

CSSF on mandatory notifications in a no-deal Brexit context

Following the publication of Luxembourg laws of 8 April 2019 (see our previous briefing here), the Luxembourg Financial Sector Supervisory Authority (CSSF) has issued two press releases aimed at undertakings for collective investment (UCIs) and/or their managers, and certain firms currently authorised in the United Kingdom (UK) which intend to continue their activities in Luxembourg […]

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By Richard Laignel  Recently as part of on-going international initiatives, a large number of international finance centres (including Jersey, Guernsey, BVI and Cayman) have passed new laws requiring companies which are tax resident in such centres and also conducting certain types of activities to demonstrate that they have an adequate level of physical substance and […]

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