Migration of foreign limited partnerships into Jersey

It will shortly be possible to migrate (continue) foreign limited partnerships into Jersey using the statutory migration process set out in new regulations, the Limited Partnerships (Continuance) (Jersey) Regulations 202- (the Regulations) which will be debated by the States of Jersey on 14 July 2020.

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Channel Islands Funds Quarterly Update: Q2 2020

Contents: 1 Developments in the Channel Islands 1.1 Mandatory Disclosure Rules 2 Jersey developments 2.1 Deadline for submission of JPF annual compliance return extended 2.2 Outsourcing Notifications to be submitted online 2.3 JFSC consultation on changes to fund fee rates 2.4 JFSC Annual Report 2019 published 2.5 Migration of foreign limited partnerships into Jersey 2.6 […]

Cayman Islands private funds law – expanded scope

The Cayman Islands Government has approved an important amendment to the Private Funds Law 2020 (PF Law) that will increase the number and categories of closed-ended Cayman investment vehicles required to register with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA).

Rise in venture capital-backed tech in response to pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has destabilised global markets. However, the crisis has encouraged swift adaptations in all walks of life and the development of innovative living and working patterns as a result of lockdowns around the world.

Technology in legal transactions

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown have thrown into sharp relief the benefits of a robust IT infrastructure and the ability to work flexibly to provide smooth client services in times which are anything but ordinary. In this article, partner James Fox looks at the technology being used to support clients.

European Parliament adopts the Taxonomy Regulation

Another milestone on the EU’s path to achieving the goal of a climate neutral union was reached on 18 June 2020, as the EU Parliament adopted new legislation on sustainable investments, one of the key features of the European Commission’s action plan on sustainable finance in the domain of capital markets (including the ESG Disclosure Regulation and the ESG Benchmarks Regulation.

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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]

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MoFo enlists epidemiologist for global safe reopening plan

Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has brought in a US epidemiologist to advise on a global protocol around the reopening of its international offices. The US firm has sought the help of California-based expert Kavita Trivedi, who is a consultant at the World Health Organisation’s division of antimicrobial resistance, while running risk assessment exercises, as it is […]

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Dentons sets up “track and trace” system for City re-opening

Dentons has re-opened its London office today, in a move that will allow some of its employees to return for mental health, isolation or other wellbeing reasons. The firm has introduced a series of measures to maintain sanitation and social distancing, including an onsite ‘”track and trace” system. In Dentons’ London base, there will be […]

A&O loses capital markets partner to HSF

Herbert Smith Freehills has recruited an equity capital markets partner from Allen & Overy, two months after losing its ECM head. ECM partner Michael Jacobs joins HSF in London from A&O’s Hong Kong office, where he has spent the last three years. Jacobs was at A&O for thirteen years, having joined as an associate in […]

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BLM suspends partner distributions for 2020

BLM has suspended partner distributions for 2020 and scrapped bonuses to deal with the financial impact of Covid-19. The insurance specialist confirmed that as well as not making distributions this year, it has reduced drawings for equity partners, scrapped bonuses and deferred pay rises. BLM has not confirmed how much partner drawings will be cut […]

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