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Private Client & Offshore Services

13 June 2019
Joanne Huckle Q&A on Cayman AML regime: service providers, delegation and risk-based approach

Cayman Islands - Ogier

The government and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority are well aware that it is imperative that the Cayman Islands is not only perceived to, but does in fact, play a central role in the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. At the same time, there is a deep understanding of the need to remain competitive and commercial. This article addresses a number of key questions concerning the 2018 amendments to Cayman's anti-money laundering regime.

Author: Joanne Huckle
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Rachel Richardson Often overlooked competition law aspects of restrictive covenants in contracts

Guernsey - Ogier

Employers want maximum restriction on employees who leave but must be careful not to overstep the mark as covenants which are unduly restrictive risk being struck out by the courts. As such, employers should be aware that disgruntled employees can file complaints with the Guernsey Competition and Regulatory Authority and might also bring civil actions for damages pursuant to Section 42 of the Competition Ordinance.

Authors: Rachel Richardson, Andrew Munro
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Daksha Baxi Family settlements: the panacea to familial disharmony

India - Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Wealth-related disputes are common – even when family and relationships are valued over material needs. As family businesses and relationship circles get larger and more complex, parties often seek to separate commercial control, ownership and interests and achieve greater independence. This brings to the fore the significance of family settlements, which allow families to achieve these objectives amicably while preserving their values and honouring the wishes of all family members.

Authors: Daksha Baxi, Sanjana Rao
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Cayman Islands - Ogier

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Bahamas - Lennox Paton

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Bermuda - Carey Olsen Bermuda

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