International Law Office

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Patrick McGauley

COVID-19 Weekly Report (16-22 March 2020)

Aviation - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

Sally Edwards

Ethical investment and challenges for trustees

Private Client & Offshore Services - International
Ogier

Impact investing, ethical investing and climate change concerns are increasingly discussed when considering investments and are now affecting trustee decision making.

Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas

Competition considerations between entities of same corporate group during bidding process

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Law & Economics

The Federal Economic Competition Commission's (COFECE's) board of commissioners recently fined two polyethylene glove providers for price fixing and bid rigging in the health sector.

Sophie Warburton

Observations about linked property transactions under Stamp Duty Law

Real Estate - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In late 2018 the Stamp Duty Law (Revised) was amended in order to eliminate the growing practice of reducing stamp duty due to the government by means of linked property transactions (LPTs).

Damian Evans

Rusnano Capital AG decision

Litigation - Guernsey
Ogier

In a recent case, the Guernsey Court of Appeal upheld the deputy bailiff's interpretation of Section 53(3) of the Trusts (Guernsey) Law 2007 that a sole beneficiary can use that section of the law to terminate a discretionary trust even if the trust instrument contains a power to add further beneficiaries..

David Schwartz

Parliament passes legislation implementing USMCA

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Bill C-4, which implements the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), has received royal assent from the governor general.

OnDemand

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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