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Qualifying partnerships: the Guernsey solution

In a move believed to be the first of its kind, Carey Olsen has helped a client to form a Guernsey LLP to act as general partner of a UK limited partnership for the purpose of ensuring that the UK limited partnership was not subject to the UK Partnership Accounts Regulations 2008.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 01 September 2014 | Practice Area: Partnerships and LLPs

High Court applies fraud/iniquity exception to displace litigation privilege

In the closely watched case of JSC Bank v Ablyazov, the High Court has held that certain communications between client and lawyers during the course of proceedings were not protected by litigation privilege, as the fraud/iniquity exception applied. Herbert Smith Freehills reports.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 01 September 2014 | Practice Area: Practice and Procedure

Opening Saudi Arabia's capital markets to foreign investment - draft rules published

The Saudi Arabian Capital Market Authority has published for consultation its draft rules on opening up the Kingdom's capital markets to foreign investment. Latham & Watkins analyses the draft rules and assesses the significance of this development in the context of the region's capital markets.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 29 August 2014 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities

The new ISDA Credit Derivative Definitions - an analysis of the changes and what to do now

The legal terms for the trading of credit default swaps are being overhauled with the issue of the 2014 ISDA Credit Derivative Definitions, which incorporate a number of changes to the current terms commonly used for credit derivatives. Macfarlanes sets out the details of the changes.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 28 August 2014 | Practice Area: Derivatives

Going global? Key considerations for regulatory compliance

Business is now regularly done on an international stage, and a key trend is the drive to explore opportunities for growth on foreign shores through export and outsourcing. The risks in 'going global' must be carefully managed, but where do they lie? This Pinsents briefing looks at the key areas.

Law Firm: Pinsent Masons | Published: 27 August 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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Legal implications of the Ebola outbreak - is it a force majeure event?

On 8 August the World Health Organisation categorised the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. The potential impact of this epidemic is of interest to all multinational corporations with a presence in Africa, as Eversheds explains.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 20 August 2014 | Practice Area: Construction

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US increases Ukraine-related sanctions and implements Russian oil sanctions programme

As the political upheaval in Ukraine escalates, the US has expanded sanctions targeting Russian and Ukrainian parties alleged to be involved. To assess their exposure, companies should examine their business ties to Russia and Ukraine - in this briefing, Baker looks at the latest developments.

Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 19 August 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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A guide to incorporated cell companies in Guernsey

A Guernsey incorporated cell company (ICC) is a company which has the power to establish incorporated cells as part of its corporate structure. This briefing describes an ICC's key features and summarises the formation, structure and liquidation procedures particular to this type of company.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 19 August 2014 | Practice Area: Company Administration

US sanctions against Russia - key points for business

This March, the US imposed economic sanctions in response to Russian-led actions in Ukraine. Since then, in response to the deteriorating situation, sanctions have continued to escalate. For companies with business ties to Russia, this DLA briefing provides a recap of the current US sanctions.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 18 August 2014 | Practice Area: Cross Border

A guide to protected cell companies in Guernsey

This Carey Olsen briefing describes the key features of a protected cell company and summarises the formation, structure and the liquidation procedures particular to this type of company.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 15 August 2014 | Practice Area: Company Administration

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