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Daniel Maine

How to avoid being referred to JFSC Enforcement – and what to do if you are

Banking & Financial Services - Jersey
Ogier

With the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) taking – and wanting to be seen to be taking – an increasingly robust approach with regulated firms, it is only natural for firms to ask what they can do to avoid a referral to the JFSC's Enforcement division and, if they are referred, what steps they can take to manage the risk of formal sanction..

Alain Levy

Private M&A deals: the price is not everything! Supreme Court orders a transfer of shares despite a dispute over the price

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AYACHE

In a recent case, following the majority shareholder's exercise of a call option, a minority shareholder refused to transfer their shares and argued that such transfer could not be enforced by the court as the transfer price of the shares had not been agreed and had to be determined by an expert.

Anne-Laure Bedaux

Champagne protection remains strong

Intellectual Property - France
GEVERS

Champagne was one of the first wine-growing areas to seek a protected geographical status.

Jennifer L Key

Death of demand response opt-outs?

Energy & Natural Resources - USA
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

It has been more than one month since the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposed eliminating the state opt-out with regard to retail customer participation in demand response programmes in organised wholesale markets.

Tom Heys

Ethnicity pay gap reporting: new legislation looks unlikely after Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities' report

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Ethnicity pay gap reporting should be voluntary, according to the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities' new report.

Gan Khong Aik

Apex court considers application of Prest in piercing corporate veil

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

A separate legal entity – or rather, a 'corporate veil' – exists to separate a corporate entity from its incorporators.

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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