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Proposed changes to outsourcing arrangements for Cayman funds service providers

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has released a draft statement of guidance on outsourcing arrangements for funds service providers, in an effort to improve its regulatory framework on outsourcing amid concerns over the heightened risks posed by such arrangements.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 27 April 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

Top 10 things to know about the future of sanctions on Iran

In this briefing, Latham & Watkins outlines the approaches the US Government and the European Union could take to roll back sanctions on Iran if the P5+1 countries (the US, UK, France, Russia, China and Germany) and Iran reach a final nuclear non-proliferation agreement.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 27 April 2015 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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The key considerations for prospective partners in a real estate joint venture

Joint ventures are an increasingly popular method of investing in commercial real estate, allowing parties to pool capital in a way that shares both the risk and the potential equity upside. This briefing revisits the basic terms and structuring options that prospective JV partners should consider.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 27 April 2015 | Practice Area: Joint Ventures

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A guide to the fundamentals of starting a business in Jersey

Starting a business in Jersey (or relocating one there from another jurisdiction) is relatively straightforward, particularly compared to some other jurisdictions. However, there are some key issues of which you should be aware. This guide addresses the fundamentals of starting a business in Jersey.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 24 April 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

Guide to going global: the key features of tax laws in 22 jurisdictions around the world

Multinational companies continue to expand globally at an ever faster pace. Successful expansion depends, in part, on strategic and effective tax planning and compliance. This DLA Piper guide summarises the key features of tax laws in 22 jurisdictions around the world.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 24 April 2015 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation

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The new UAE Commercial Companies Law: a guide to the key changes

On 25 March this year, the new UAE Commercial Companies Law was issued. The new law introduces a number of significant changes, especially in connection with fundraising, in particular via initial public offering. This Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton briefing summarises some of the key changes.

Law Firm: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton | Published: 24 April 2015 | Practice Area: Company Administration

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Key Supreme Court ruling for liquidators bringing claims against fraudulent company directors

The Supreme Court has handed down its long-awaited judgment in a key case for liquidators. The ruling is highly significant for liquidators bringing proceedings in the name of a company to recover losses the company has suffered as a result of wrongdoing by its directors, as Grant Thornton reports.

Law Firm: Grant Thornton | Published: 22 April 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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Non-dom nightmare: the pre-election proposals and what non-doms should do now

Following Labour's headline-making proposals to scrap non-dom tax status, the Conservatives have said that they will consider withdrawing non-dom tax privileges for people who have “inherited” their non-dom status. This briefing looks at what might change, and what non-doms should do now.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 22 April 2015 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation

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UK pensions: countdown to the end of contracting-out - timeline and key considerations

​Employers and trustees are facing a new pensions challenge on the horizon with the abolition of defined benefit (DB) contracting-out from April 2016. A 12-month countdown has now begun; this A&O guide sets out a timeline and key considerations for employers and trustees to April 2016 and beyond.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 20 April 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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Questions answered over court powers to approve completion of cross-border mergers

The High Court has confirmed that the court does have jurisdiction to make a conditional order approving the completion of a cross-border merger under the Companies (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations 2007. This Macfarlanes M&A update looks at the details and impact of this case.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 20 April 2015 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

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