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Private Client & Offshore Services

06 February 2020
Joanne Huckle New registration requirements for unregulated investment funds

Cayman Islands - Ogier

The government recently approved the Private Funds Bill 2020 and an amendment to the Mutual Funds Law (2020 Revision). The legislation is the result of certain EU and other international recommendations and has been developed to align the Cayman Islands investment fund regulatory regime with those of other jurisdictions. This article summarises the key features of both pieces of legislation.

Authors: Joanne Huckle, Nick Rogers, Giorgio Subiotto, Justin Savage
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Alex Horsbrugh-Porter 2020 heralds insolvency law changes

Guernsey - Ogier

The States of Guernsey recently passed the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 (Insolvency) (Amendment) Ordinance 2020, making Guernsey an even more desirable forum for insolvency proceedings. The changes show that Guernsey is prepared to arm insolvency office holders with the necessary tools and powers to tackle, draw in and preserve the assets of an insolvent company for the benefit of creditors.

Author: Alex Horsbrugh-Porter
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Recent updates

Chelon Carr-Newbold Special tax relief for Abaco and Grand Bahama

Bahamas - Lennox Paton

Author: Chelon Carr-Newbold
Damian Evans Jersey Royal Court declares trustee's exercise of power void

Jersey - Ogier

Authors: Damian Evans, Matthew Davies
Michael Hanson Pension scheme amendments

Bermuda - Carey Olsen Bermuda

Authors: Michael Hanson, Jay Webster, Tiffany Tavares
Pedro Cortés New Arbitration Law eradicates dual system

Macau - Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Authors: Pedro Cortés, Madalena Perestrello
Jennie Cherry Overview (January 2020)

USA - Kozusko Harris Duncan

Authors: Jennie Cherry, Gordon P Stone III
James Brockhurst HMRC opines on situs of cryptoassets

United Kingdom - Forsters LLP

Author: James Brockhurst
Radhika Gaggar Small steps, giant leaps: 2019 in review for private client law

India - Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Authors: Radhika Gaggar, Shaishavi Kadakia, Priyattama Bhanj
Bradley Kruger New opportunities for blockchain use in insurance industry

Cayman Islands - Ogier

Author: Bradley Kruger

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ABA International Law Section 2020 Annual Conference

21-24 April 2020 - New York Marriott Downtown

You are cordially invited to attend the ABA International Law Section 2020 Annual Conference, the theme of which is empowerment. The conference, to be held at the New York Marriott Downtown, is expected to attract more than 1,000 international lawyers. The conference will begin with several days of programming, including some relating to personal empowerment, such as using a law degree in alternative careers, developing a personal brand and financial planning for lawyers at every stage of their career. Some 70+ CLE programmes will then cover a broad spectrum of international legal topics, including dispute resolution, international finance, M&A, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, cybersecurity, AI, fintech, immigration, talent management, white collar, individual rights and the 19th amendment centennial.


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