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Guy Abrahams

Why is a family investment company a good way to pass on wealth?

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

If, for whatever reason, a trust or a simple outright gift to children is inappropriate, what are the alternatives? Some years ago, much was made of so-called 'family limited partnerships' and while they remain the right vehicle for some, they are appropriate only for those with at least £10 million to spare because of the financial regulations to which they are subject.

Bruce MacNeil

Snapshot: debt for equity swaps

Insolvency & Restructuring - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey continues to be the offshore jurisdiction of choice for restructurings involving debt for equity swaps (particularly restructurings of UK and international corporate groups).

Celine Varmann Jørgensen

Implementation of new Customs Act

Intellectual Property - Norway
Bryn Aarflot AS

By 1 July 2021 a new Customs Act will be implemented in Norway, with simplified procedures relating to the destruction of consignments which contain counterfeit goods.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK fines gas distributors for gun jumping and information delay

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) fined a liquefied petroleum gas distributor Zl730,000 (€160,000) for failing to notify a takeover.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

Regulatory investigations: overview

Banking & Financial Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) routinely visits Guernsey licensees to check on their compliance with the local regulatory law, regulations and rules.

Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza

Practical approaches to protective remedies in Civil Aviation Law

Aviation - Peru
Kennedys Law LLP

In the context of political uncertainty in Peru, this article explains the remedies that the Civil Aviation Law provides to aircraft and engine owners and lessors to guarantee their property and creditors' rights.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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