International Law Office

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Michelle Watson Bunn

Guernsey companies – an overview

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The benefits of using a Guernsey company are extremely wide but generally include separate legal identity, limited liability for shareholders and ease of transfer of ownership.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation rules on directors' revocation and spoil system

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation recently ruled on the revocation of the board chair of a listed company controlled by a public entity shareholder.

Victor Onyegbado

Shipping loans and collateral damage

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

Shipping finance transactions are characterised by peculiar risk factors principally on account of shipping assets' transient operations.

Elena Christodoulou

Protocol amending Cyprus-Russia double tax treaty ushers in new era

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Cyprus and Russia recently signed a protocol amending the double tax treaty (DTT) between the two states.

James Beck

We repeat – no second guessing the FDA

Product Regulation & Liability - USA
Reed Smith LLP

Pre-emption precludes private plaintiffs from second guessing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decisions on the marketing and classification of the products that the agency regulates.

Yvonne Frederiksen

COVID-19 – extended sickness benefits for employees at special risk

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

In May 2020 a bill was passed to provide sickness benefits to employees who are at a higher risk of becoming seriously ill from COVID-19 or the relative of a person who is at a higher risk.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan