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Sophie Reguengo

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on fund manager substance arrangements

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

In 2020 the comptroller of revenue issued practical guidance which stated that where a company had to alter its operating practices to compensate for the COVID-19 outbreak, the comptroller would not determine that such company had failed the economic substance test under the Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019.

David Hanke

Foreign adversaries in tech supply chain may be under microscope

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

As one of the last official actions of the Trump administration, the US Department of Commerce issued the Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain interim final rule.

Rajat Taimni

GIC Re's revision of reinsurance rates and exclusion of contagious disease losses does not violate Competition Act

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

In 2020 a complaint was brought against General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC) Re before the Competition Commission of India (CCI), stating that GIC Re had enhanced reinsurance rates through the implementation of certain circulars and endorsements and incorporated a contagious disease exclusion.

Guadalupe Esparza Sánchez

Power market war and outlook for 2021

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

The year 2020 was one of conflict for the Mexican power sector.

Andrew Osborne

England introduces quarantine hotels and further post-arrival COVID-19 testing

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

From 15 February 2021, international arrivals to England must quarantine in a government-managed hotel if, within the 10 days before their arrival, they have been in or transited a country to which a travel ban applies.

Bryan De Verneuil-Smith

Snapshot: pre-action disclosure

Litigation - Guernsey
Ogier

Unlike in England, pre-trial disclosure against a third party is generally not available in Guernsey.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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