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Through its 11 November 2021 law (Law 174/2021), the Moldovan Parliament approved the rules on control of investments into sectors important for the security of the state. Law 174/2021 applies equally to local and foreign investors and entered into force on 19 November 2021.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a person is disabled from the date they have cancer and not just from the date on which they are medically diagnosed.
In response to Alberta’s reopening and current public health requirements, including the Restrictions Exemptions Program, many organisations across the province have implemented vaccination policies that require patrons or employees to present proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test to gain in-person access to their premises.
Becoming a trustee, or ceasing to act in that capacity, is one which will be familiar to all professionals in the offshore trust industry. It is vital that the process is carried out in a manner which is consistent with the interests of the beneficiaries, and complies with the relevant mechanism for the retirement and appointment of trustees.
The changes proposed in the Cayman Islands’ Companies (amendment) Bill 2021 are likely to have significant consequences for practitioners in the UK. Chai Ridgers, Head of Restructuring, and Nick Hoffman, Cayman Islands Managing Partner, discuss in this blog post for The Legal Diary.
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