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Video: Impact of Brexit on the current immigration system

In this video we provide an overview of how the UK’s immigration system will change as a result of Brexit. This is part of a series of short videos from our Business Immigration Team to assist employers in preparing for the new regime. To view the rest of our series click the below link:

Brexit & the forthcoming changes to the UK’s immigration system

In this video we provide an introduction to our Business Immigration video series. This is part of a series of short videos from our Business Immigration Team to assist employers in preparing for the new regime. To view the rest of our series click the below link:

Overview of UK’s current immigration system

In this video we provide an overview of what the UK’s immigration system currently looks like. This is part of a series of short videos from our Business Immigration Team to assist employers in preparing for the new regime. To view the rest of our series click on the below link:

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EU-US Privacy Shield for data transfers ruled as invalid

The Office of the Data Protection Authority in Guernsey (ODPA) has warned companies in the Bailiwick to be aware of the recent Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) judgment which affects all businesses who transfer personal data outside of the Bailiwick and the European Union (EU).

Recognition and Assistance for PRC Insolvency in Hong Kong

Synopsis A recent case in Hong Kong, has demonstrated both the ability and willingness of common law courts to recognise insolvency appointments made by the courts of the People’s Republic of China (‘PRC’), and to grant appropriate assistance at common law. It is to be hoped that this proven track record will pave the way for easier recognition of common law court appointed liquidators in PRC, where, unlike in common law countries, such recognition is subject to the principle of reciprocity.

New LCIA Arbitration Rules: In force on 1 October 2020

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) recently released its updated arbitration rules (the “2020 Rules”) which will come into force from 1 October 2020 and will apply to any arbitration commenced under the auspices of the LCIA on or after this date. The 2020 Rules, in the LCIA’s own words, aim to make the arbitral processes “even more streamlined and clear” for arbitrators and parties alike. We summarise nine key changes and one omission.

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