Banking and Finance
This Mourant Ozannes newsletter rounds up all the latest financial services and regulatory news of note in the Jersey market, including five key recent developments to be aware of, and a feature on Jersey Financial Services Commission financial penalties.
Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 30 July 2015 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance
On 23 July, HM Treasury published a long awaited consultation paper seeking views on proposed amendments to the Limited Partnerships Act 1907, the principal legislation governing UK limited partnerships. In this briefing, Macfarlanes sets out a summary of the proposed amendments.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 30 July 2015 | Practice Area: Partnerships and LLPs
The Cayman Islands Government has published two amendments to the existing Mutual Funds Law and the Securities Investment Business Law in order to provide for 'opt-in' regimes in relation to the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, as this Harneys briefing explains.
Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 30 July 2015 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes
Cayman Islands investment funds and investment managers are regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority under the Mutual Funds Law and Securities Investment Business Law respectively. The Cayman Islands Government has recently proposed amendments to these laws, as this briefing explains.
Law Firm: Conyers Dill & Pearman | Published: 29 July 2015 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes
The P5+1 countries (the US, UK, France, Russia, China and Germany) have reached a historic nuclear non-proliferation agreement with Iran. The 100-plus page agreement provides considerable detail - this Latham & Watkins briefing sets out the 10 key points to note.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 23 July 2015 | Practice Area: Energy
Guernsey has for some time been the domicile of choice for non-UK companies listing on the main market of the London Stock Exchange, the Alternative Investment Market and the Specialist Funds Market. This briefing explains the advantages of using a Guernsey company as the vehicle for an LSE listing.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 23 July 2015 | Practice Area: Stock Exchange Listing
The recently published judgment by the Court of Appeal in Amerinvest International Forestry Group Company Limited v Kwok Ka Yik provides a useful summary of the test that must be satisfied before permission to serve a claim out of the jurisdiction will be granted.
Law Firm: Conyers Dill & Pearman | Published: 23 July 2015 | Practice Area: Practice and Procedure
This Nabarro report, which is based on a survey of 263 property professionals and interviews with eight key market players controlling real estate portfolios worth over £400bn, looks at the trends that will shape the UK real estate market over the next five years.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 15 July 2015 | Practice Area: Commercial Property
One of the key factors contributing to strong demand for core infrastructure assets in Europe has been the perception that these assets are subject to stable and transparent regulation. This report examines key trends in the evolution of regulation and the associated opportunities for investors.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 13 July 2015 | Practice Area: Sales and Asset Finance
In a case directly linked to the Bernie Madoff investment scandal, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has confirmed that section 37(7)(a) of the Companies Law does not apply to investors who are redeemed pursuant to the company's articles of association, but have not yet been paid.
Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 13 July 2015 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes
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