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Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

New bill seeks to align Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act with industry best practices

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

The Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Bill 2020 recently passed its second reading in the Senate and was subsequently referred to the Committee on Local Content for further consideration.

Chelon Carr-Newbold

Tax consequences of transferring Bahamian real property held by a company for estate planning

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

Bahamian real property is commonly held by a company which is incorporated in The Bahamas or another jurisdiction whose shares may be held by an individual or their nominee.

Rishabh Shroff

SEBI clarifies status of married daughters who become promoters of listed companies

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

In India, many families are reluctant to pass their business wealth and assets onto their married daughters due to the perceived risk that the property ends up being controlled by their daughters' in-laws.

Francisco Venetucci

Use of open-loop scrubbers complies with Argentine regulations

Shipping & Transport - Argentina
Venetucci & Asociados

Argentina has not ratified Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships and there is no domestic legislation concerning the use of exhaust gas cleaning systems.

Jennifer Fox

Segregated portfolio companies

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

May 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of the Cayman Islands segregated portfolio company (SPC).

André Maré

African Union publishes COVID-19 vaccine strategy

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Africa
ENSafrica

The African Union (AU) recently published a COVID-19 vaccine strategy.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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