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Joanne Huckle

Q&A on Cayman AML regime: service providers, delegation and risk-based approach

White Collar Crime - 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.

Jürg Schneider

Implementation plan adopted for national cybersecurity strategy

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently adopted a plan to implement the national strategy to protect Switzerland against cyber risks until 2022 and took additional steps towards the establishment of a cybersecurity competence centre.

Hao Zhan

Who is China's new insurance regulator?

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission was recently formally unveiled in Beijing, marking the official launch of the new regulatory authority.

Emily Haithwaite

Update on economic substance rules for Jersey fund managers

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation Law 2019 has introduced new economic substance requirements which apply to certain Jersey tax-resident companies.

Abigail Smith

Court upholds issuance of NON-W letter and cancellation of reconsideration process for Apotex

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court of Appeal recently affirmed the Federal Court's dismissal of Apotex's application for judicial review of a minister of health decision relating to its Apo-Omeprazole (omeprazole magnesium) delayed-release tablets.

Bruno Floriani

Franchisee or employee in disguise?

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

Franchising communities in Quebec and elsewhere in Canada have been eagerly awaiting a Supreme Court of Canada decision on whether an unincorporated franchisee operating a two-person cleaning services business in Quebec as part of a cleaning services franchise network qualified as an employee.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey