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Thijs Hekman

Terminating and opening bank accounts through litigation

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

Litigation on the termination of bank accounts due to compliance issues or strategic reorientation has become more prevalent in recent years.

Matthew Brunsdon Tully

Government announces that no-fault divorce will become law in 2022

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

After a long journey, and much campaigning over the years, it seems like the wait for no-fault divorces will finally be over on 6 April 2022.

Sophie Reguengo

Snapshot: Jersey private funds in demand for private equity and venture capital

Corporate Finance/M&A - Jersey
Ogier

Statistics released by the Jersey Financial Services Commission, as at 31 December 2020, support the trend seen over the past year – that of the continued popularity of the Jersey private fund product alongside the growth of the private equity and venture capital asset classes.

François Guay

You sunk my pirate ship: Federal Court of Appeal upholds first anti-piracy site-blocking order

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court of Appeal recently upheld a Federal Court order which enjoined Canada's main internet service providers to block their subscribers' access to certain piracy websites.

Samuel Yang

Comments sought on information security measurement and evaluation specification of apps

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee recently issued the Information Security Technology – Personal Information Security Measurement and Evaluation Specification in Mobile Internet Applications (Draft for Comment).

Al-Leecia Delancy

Public Procurement Act 2021: obtaining government contracts

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The government has been criticised both locally and internationally in relation to the transparency and procedure surrounding the procurement of government contracts.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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