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Sophie Reguengo

Snapshot: Jersey private funds in demand for private equity and venture capital

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Statistics released by the Jersey Financial Services Commission, as at 31 December 2020, support the trend seen over the past year – that of the continued popularity of the Jersey private fund product alongside the growth of the private equity and venture capital asset classes.

Martin André Dittmer

CAT upholds decision on tying in postal sector

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

The Competition Appeals Tribunal recently upheld the Competition Council's finding that FK Distribution used its power on the market for the distribution of unaddressed mail (print circulars) to gain a competitive advantage, which was not based on its own merits, on the market for the distribution of digital circulars.

Maurus Winzap

Abolition of issuance stamp duty to further boost Swiss economy

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss Ltd

In Switzerland, 1% issuance stamp duty is levied on capital contributions from shareholders to Swiss companies.

Daniel Maine

Individual accountability: expectations of senior management in JFSC-regulated firms

Banking & Financial Services - Jersey
Ogier

Internationally, there has been an increasing focus by regulators on promoting individual accountability within financial services businesses, and it is reasonable to assume that the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) will take a similar approach.

Samuel Yang

Comments sought on specifications for personal information de-identification

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee recently issued the Information Security Technology – Gradation and Evaluation for the Effect of Personal Information De-identification (Draft for Comment).

Carlos González Cortés

Assignment of patent rights

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

A patent assignment represents a total and permanent transfer of the patent from its owner (the 'assignor') to another party (the 'assignee').

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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