International Law Office

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Victoria Rea

Cryptocurrencies as property

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The NZ High Court recently held that cryptocurrency constitutes property at common law and is therefore capable of being held on trust.

Cline Glidden

Q&A: earning residency through business investment

Employment & Immigration - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Cayman Islands has two residency by business investment programmes: the Certificate of Direct Investment and the Residency Certificate (Substantial Business Presence).

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.

Rachael Markham

Changes to temporary measures affecting UK insolvency proceedings – a bite-sized update

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

Numerous recent extensions and changes to temporary measures have been announced that affect insolvency practice and procedure.

Joanne van Harmelen

Genetic information: a new resource to be mined?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

Given that humankind originated in Africa, Africans (and South Africans in particular) have significant genetic diversity.

Mark Evans

Why you should designate Canada – and a Canadian agent – in your next Madrid application

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

A little over one year has passed since Canada overhauled its trademark legislation and acceded to the Madrid Protocol, making it easier than ever to protect trademark rights in Canada.

OnDemand

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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