This week’s top 15 legal briefings – 17th November 2013

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Innovative new law opens Guernsey up to Artificial Intelligence

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 […]

Economic substance laws: the private wealth context

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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DWF half year turnover swells by 57.5 per cent to £93.6m

DWF has continued its upward trajectory with revenue up 57.5 per cent at the half year, with growth largely driven by the February acquisitions of Fishburns and Cobbetts.  Turnover for the first half of 2013/14 stood at £93.6m, up 57.5 per cent from £59.4m. The firm said 10 per cent of that growth, or £6m, […]

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