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Coronavirus – Job Retention Bonus provides important lifeline for employers

The government is now offering a ‘Job Retention Bonus’ (‘Bonus’) to employers who bring employees back from furlough. The Bonus is a one-off payment and whilst we do not know all the details (there is another announcement due before the end of the month), the government has broadly outlined how the Bonus will work.

Update on Cayman Islands private funds law and regulation

Registration and Timing The sponsors and operators of private funds established in the Cayman Islands should by now be well on their way to completing the classification of their entities and to registering those entities that are required to be registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”) under the Private Funds Law, 2020 (the […]

Amendments to the Cayman Islands private funds law 2020

On 7 July, the Private Funds Law, 2020 was amended changing the definition of a ‘private fund’ to both clarify the position for certain entity types and to extend its scope to additional entities.

When 5G regulations affect mobile operators – legal remedies under national law and European convention of human rights

As the recent pandemic showed, the modern world fully relies on the good functioning of the electronic communication sector. Communication plays an important part these days for individuals, businesses, public authorities, and the implementation of 5G technology will create the premises for enhancing the way society uses and benefits from the electronic communication sector. However, […]

Financial wellbeing for the legal profession

So here we have it; the UK’s largest ever wealth management survey for solicitors. Views on your personal wealth, pensions, investments, your advisers – we have it all. Nearly 500 respondents took part, giving us over 15,000 data points to analyse.

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