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Rachel Richardson

Harvey Weinstein and you: what employers should be doing about sexual harassment

Employment & Benefits - Guernsey

What started with complaints against an Oscar-winning film producer has led to a movement that has toppled government ministers and reduced much-loved figures from the entertainment world to pariahs.

Jonathan Culshaw

Important changes to regulations and compliance for investment funds

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

The recent changes that have been made to the anti-money laundering regime will bring the Cayman Islands into line with international best practice and are a welcome update to the territory's financial services landscape.

Giffy Pardede

MEMR delivers on promise to revoke regulations

Energy & Natural Resources - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources recently announced the revocation of 32 regulations in furtherance of the government's efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on the energy and mineral resources sector.

Richard Collins

Public procurement challenges: costs awarded against winning tenderer that objected to amending confidentiality ring

Projects & Procurement - United Kingdom
Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

The courts have ruled that a successful tenderer which raises unreasonable objections to an application to vary a confidentiality ring in a public procurement dispute may be liable for the claimant's costs of the application, even though it's not a party to that dispute.

Kay C Georgi

What are the risks of doing business with Russian Oligarchs List and Russian Defence and Intelligence List?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

At the end of January 2018, the Trump administration took two actions relating to the Russia and Ukraine sanctions programme under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act 2017, the law that President Trump signed on August 2 2017.

Noah Sarna

Subjecting transfers of beneficial ownership to property transfer tax is not as simple as it might seem

Corporate Tax - Canada
Thorsteinssons LLP

The British Columbia Property Transfer Tax Act applies only to registered transfers of real property.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey