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Joanne Huckle

Private equity and Cayman funds: tips, trends and pitfalls for limited partners

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands

Changes to private funds legislation in the Cayman Islands and a growing investor demand for environmental, social and governance investing are throwing up new issues for limited partners looking to commit capital in Cayman structures.

Al-Leecia Delancy

Public Procurement Act 2021: obtaining government contracts

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The government has been criticised both locally and internationally in relation to the transparency and procedure surrounding the procurement of government contracts.

Sadayuki Matsudaira

Recent regulatory developments in hydrogen energy use

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

In October 2020 Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced that Japan will aim for carbon neutrality and substantially zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050.

Arthur Shay

NCC considers share use of 2100MHz band for 3G voice service

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The National Communications Commission (NCC) recently announced that it is considering share use of the 2100MHz band exclusively for circuit switched fallback 3G voice service but not for further share use in 4G or 5G services.

Alina Tang

Technical evaluation reports of utility model patents and due care obligation of patentees

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

Article 117 of the Patent Act clearly provides that a patentee's exercise of a utility model patent right should be carried out based on the contents of an associated technical evaluation report and with due care.

Tim Yimin Liu

Chinese court system: China International Commercial Court

Litigation - China
Global Law Office

In 2018 a new mechanism for international commercial disputes resolution was introduced: the China International Commercial Court.



Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania


Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria


Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru