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Privy Council clarifies statutory jurisdiction to rectify a company's register of members

The recent Privy Council decision of Nilon Limited and another v Royal Westminster Investments, delivered by Lord Collins, clarifies two key points of British Virgin Islands law. In this briefing, Mourant Ozannes looks at the facts of the case and the Privy Council's decision.

Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 06 May 2015 | Practice Area: Remedies and Enforcement

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Private banking: a shifting landscape

In this article, Harneys looks at how private banking has adapted in the wake of the global financial crisis, focusing on trends such as the increasing numbers of high net worth individuals in the Asia-Pacific region.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 01 May 2015 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance

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Jurisdiction disputes: Court of Appeal guidance on choosing the right forum to bring proceedings

In this briefing, Macfarlanes reports on a recent Court of Appeal decision which parties involved in jurisdiction disputes should bear in mind to avoid bringing proceedings in the wrong country. The case also provides important guidance on the use of 'anchor defendants' in jurisdiction disputes.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 30 April 2015 | Practice Area: Cross Border

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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: Venture Capital

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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: Retail Banking

Landmark Google judgment on data protection: how the cookie crumbled in the Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court judgment that three claimants resident in England can bring claims in England against Google for misuse of private information and breach of the Data Protection Act, a ruling which may have serious consequences for online advertisers and search engines.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 24 April 2015 | Practice Area: Advertising and Marketing

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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: Immigration

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Foreign banks and bankers face new risks from Swiss bank amnesty

The US Department of Justice has announced the first non-prosecution agreement with BSI, one of Switzerland's largest banks. As a result, financial institutions and financial service providers throughout the world need to evaluate their potential exposure, as this Latham briefing explains.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 16 April 2015 | Practice Area: Anti Money Laundering

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High Court unwilling to imply a term of good faith into a power to modify loan notes

This Macfarlanes briefing rounds up news of interest for M&A lawyers, this week focusing on a recent case in which the High Court was not willing to imply a term of good faith into a power to modify loan notes.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 15 April 2015 | Practice Area: Corporate Financing

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FATCA notification and reporting - are you ready?

Reporting Cayman Islands financial institutions are reminded that 2015 is the first year in which they are required to report to the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation. This Conyers Dill & Pearman briefing sets out the details of what is required and the relevant deadlines.

Law Firm: Conyers Dill & Pearman | Published: 13 April 2015 | Practice Area: Company Administration

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