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James Heinicke

Administrative fines regime extended

Banking & Financial Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 recently came into force, extending the administrative fines regime beyond breaches of the Anti-money Laundering Regulations to a much broader spectrum of breaches under various Cayman regulatory laws.

Benjamin Barrat

High Court clarifies procedure for registration and enforcement of ICSID awards

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently confirmed that the procedure for the registration and enforcement of an award made pursuant to the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention does not require service of the claim form.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK publishes guidelines regarding competition-related fines imposed on managers

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

Under the Competition Act, when an undertaking is fined for being a party to a restrictive agreement, the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) can impose financial penalties on the undertaking's managers.

Masakazu Masujima

Impact of Financial Service Intermediary Act on insurers

Insurance - Japan
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

In June 2020 a bill to increase convenience and protect users of financial services, known as the Financial Service Intermediary Act, passed the Diet.

Teresa Polino

United States farewells Hong Kong's separate customs territory status – what's the impact on importers?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

In view of the recent action taken by President Trump in an executive order regarding Hong Kong's status, US importers should prepare for increased risk exposure in US-Hong Kong trade.

Munir Hassan

Future of offshore networks – government announces review

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng recently announced a review into the existing offshore transmission regime to address the barriers that the current single radial connection approach presents to the further significant deployment of offshore wind.

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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