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Gillian O'Regan

Hidden owners, ostensible authority and Duomatic principle

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

According to a recent Privy Council decision, the Duomatic principle can apply to ostensible authority as well as actual authority.

Ann C Kim

SEC ramps up enforcement activity in wake of COVID-19

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

When the United States began grappling with COVID-19 in March 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement acted swiftly to make clear to market participants that it was ramping up its efforts to identify and prevent fraud in the wake of the pandemic.

Simona Zangrandi

New step-up option on taxpayer assets introduced

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili Piazza

Decree-Law 104/2020 recently introduced a new opportunity for Italian companies to step up the cost of tangible and intangible assets (real estate and other immovable properties which are built or for resale are excluded) and participation in controlled and associated companies included in financial statements as of 31 December 2019.

Stuart Seidel

United Kingdom and Japan sign free trade agreement

International Trade - United Kingdom
Baker McKenzie

The Department for International Trade (DIT) recently announced that the United Kingdom and Japan will sign the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.

Jennifer Fox

Snapshot: bringing claims against Cayman entities subject to insolvency processes

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

To ensure the orderly and collective resolution of a company's affairs, the Companies Law imposes a moratorium on commencing or proceeding with any suit, action or other proceedings against the company once liquidators are appointed by the court (including on a provisional basis).

Jürg Schneider

New Swiss DLT regulation as of 2021

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Parliament recently approved new regulations for blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT).

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan