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Deadline for notification of AML officer appointments is 31 December

By Maree Martin The deadline for regulated funds to notify the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”) of their appointment of an Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer, Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer (together “AML Officers”) is 31 December 2018. The appointments were required to have been made by 30 September 2018. Unregulated funds are […]

Romania: Cybersecurity – Call for action for major companies in critical sectors

By Daniele Iàcona, Costin Sandu The first piece of EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity is expected to be transposed into Romanian law anytime now, bringing into play enhanced system security obligations for major companies in certain sectors, as well as fines of up to 5 % of non-compliant companies’ turnover. Romania is on its way to finalising the second […]

Hungary: HCA publishes digital consumer protection strategy

By András Nagy The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) recently published a strategy paper presenting its views on consumer protection in the digital age. The paper subtly indicates that the HCA will continue to follow the European Commission’s guidance in this regard. The paper highlights the measures which the HCA deems necessary to protect consumers and keep […]

Take nothing for granted – legal privilege and internal investigations

By Nick Williams, Rebecca McNulty The subject of legal professional privilege has been back in the spotlight recently, with the English Court of Appeal decision in SFO v. ENRC substantially reversing the original High Court decision. This stops – at least for now – the erosion of a fundamental legal principle: that a person can seek legal […]

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Tribunals judges: to sit alone or not?

Employment Appeal Tribunal president Langstaff has issued guidance to tribunals on when they should consider sitting with or without members when there is a mix of claims before them. Helen Barney of No5 Chambers succeeded in persuading the president that where there is a mix of jurisdictions before the tribunal, consisting of complaints where a judge is […]

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Karanovic & Nikolic has supported a pre-moot arbitration competion that was organised by the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law. The preparatory tournament for the 22nd global competition in international trade and arbitration law, called the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, was attended by more than 68 teams from 32 countries. Milan Lazić, partner and […]

Taylor Wessing opts for all-equity partnership in the UK following restructuring review

Taylor Wessing has opted for an all-equity partnership in the UK following a review of its merit-based equity structure, while maintaining a two-tier system outside of the country. The firm had been considering an all-equity partnership since last year (14 February 2014), a concept only partly linked to changes in the so-called ‘disguised salary’ of […]

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