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Raulin Amy

Private equity – acquisition structures

Corporate Finance/M&A - Jersey
Ogier

Complex tax, accounting and employment matters are among those which drive the choice of acquisition structure for private equity-funded transactions.

Charles Le Maistre

Lockdown fails to dampen buoyant property market

Real Estate - Jersey
Ogier

The start of lockdown initiated a significant slowdown in the property market in early Spring 2020.

Rikke Falk Dambo

Legislative programme for 2020/2021 parliamentary year: impact on employment law

Employment & Immigration - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has published the legislative programme for the 2020/2021 parliamentary year, which includes bills relating to, among other things, maternity leave and sickness benefits, the reporting of occupational accidents, the state retirement age, compensation in regard to workplace violence and protection against discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people..

Bruno Floriani

Cutting the red tape: recent amendments to Ontario's franchise disclosure act

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

In 2017 the Ontario government enacted the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act with the objective of alleviating unnecessary regulatory burdens for businesses.

Gan Khong Aik

Derivative proceedings: leave of court is substantive legal requirement

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Court of Appeal recently ruled that Sections 347(1) and (2) of the Companies Act 2016, which require leave of court to be obtained before any action may be initiated on behalf of a company and any such action to be brought in the name of the company, are substantive law and not merely procedural.

Masakazu Masujima

Insurance solicitation using web conferencing systems

Insurance - Japan
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, insurance solicitation using Zoom and other web-based conferencing systems has attracted more attention than ever before since such systems enable insurance solicitors and customers to visually communicate with each other from remote locations.

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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