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M&A in Great Britain

M&A in Great Britain

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) allude to the method involved with joining at least two organizations into a solitary substance or the acquisition of one organization by another. These are vital business
Financial Services and Markets Bill as cornerstone to make UK a new world crypto centre

Financial Services and Markets Bill as cornerstone to make UK a new world crypto centre

With multiple factors trying to rock the boat of the economy, myriads of questions are being asked concerning the future of cryptocurrency and future vector of the regulation of financial activity in the
Reform of the Law on TM in Spain

Reform of the Law on TM in Spain

If you’ve decided to register a trademark in Spain, it is worth noting that the country has an updated Law on TM, which is largely synchronized with the legislation of the European Union
Tax residency and tax resident in the UAE in 2023

Tax residency and tax resident in the UAE in 2023

Tax residency is an important concept when it comes to tax planning and optimizing tax obligations. In the United Arab Emirates, as in many other countries, it is important to understand
Updated AML Compliance Policy in Portugal

Updated AML Compliance Policy in Portugal

The scope of the Portuguese AML Act has recently been expanded to include all legal entities involved in any of the below activities (on their own behalf or on behalf of their clients):
Amendments to the Securities Law in Germany

Amendments to the Securities Law in Germany

Published on August 11, 2020, the draft law on e-securities (i.e. security tokens) introduces new rules into German law. Initially, the law will only be applicable to bearer bonds; however, at later stages,
SIMC Protocol in Singapore

SIMC Protocol in Singapore

The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has severely crippled businesses & economies around the world. It has also disrupted supply chains causing frequent non-compliance with contractual obligations. Therefore, the recent years have seen
Payment Services Providers & Digital Platforms in Hong Kong

Payment Services Providers & Digital Platforms in Hong Kong

The 2019 memorandum issued by the SFC contains provisions related to digital platforms that trade in digital assets. The document also sets out regulatory standards governing the procedure for licensing an automated trading
E-Commerce Directive in Malta & Great Britain

E-Commerce Directive in Malta & Great Britain

2020 saw the MFSA issue a circular outlining the impact of Brexit on Maltese license holders operating in Great Britain via the Internet. The circular primarily refers to the E-Commerce Directive, which covers
AML/CTF Laws Updated in Thailand

AML/CTF Laws Updated in Thailand

Thailand has recently overhauled its AML and CTF laws. The need for such a step was dictated by the huge volumes of money laundered that took place before the new legislation came into
The UK and Switzerland Expand Cooperation in the Field of Finance

The UK and Switzerland Expand Cooperation in the Field of Finance

Coordination of the financial system in terms of sustainability is not an abstract concept at all. This is already happening as policymakers and financial supervisors respond to the need to create efficient and
Setting Up a JV Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Setting Up a JV Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus has plunged the world into a new reality with closed borders, remote work, disrupted shipments and canceled deals. But the business is not discouraged and is trying to capitalize on the
Financial Services Regulatory Update in Malta

Financial Services Regulatory Update in Malta

Under a recently issued circular, the MFSA, Malta’s number one financial regulator, intends to expedite the process of obtaining a financial services license in the Republic of Malta by: introducing
Business Regulation in Thailand

Business Regulation in Thailand

The Kingdom of Thailand has been attracting foreign investors for many years and its economy is largely dependent on the FDI. Meanwhile, the acute situation with the pandemic shock hit Thailand in early
International Arbitration During the Pandemic

International Arbitration During the Pandemic

In the context of the international public health emergency caused by the new COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have introduced measures to control the disease. These measures are necessary but at the same time, they have...
Managing Contractual Obligations During the Pandemic

Managing Contractual Obligations During the Pandemic

The global COVID-19 outbreak has rocked the financial sector and questioned how to do business. However, our team believes that the long-term prospects for funding the funds remain promising. Special attention to contracts should be...
Supporting Businesses During The Coronavirus Period in the UK

Supporting Businesses During The Coronavirus Period in the UK

As the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic is still ongoing, business owners are forced to urgently seek solutions in emergency situations. Develop and implement action plans to protect their employees, build relationships with
Arbitration Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic in the UAE

Arbitration Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic in the UAE

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing unabated, organizations in different countries are trying to come up with ways to ensure their uninterrupted operation under a nationwide quarantine. For example, courts & arbitration institutions in
M&A Transactions in the US and Europe during COVID-19

M&A Transactions in the US and Europe during COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak serves as an additional test of the resilience of businesses. The pandemic has had a significant impact on M&A activity globally.  Economic uncertainty exposes and exacerbates financial vulnerabilities. If the
Coronavirus and Mergers and Acquisitions

Coronavirus and Mergers and Acquisitions

The COVID-19 pandemic and the countermeasures put in place by governments around the world are having a huge impact on businesses. Due to the threat of the spread of the coronavirus, states are
Company Registers in Great Britain

Company Registers in Great Britain

Planning to register a company in Great Britain? If you are, then you should be intimately aware of the requirements for maintenance of company registers & information to be entered into
Regulation of Financial Services in Portugal

Regulation of Financial Services in Portugal

Those planning to establish a financial company in Portugal should keep in mind that they’ll be required to put in place internal control systems which: are applicable to all subsidiaries
Resolving Disputes Online Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Resolving Disputes Online Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is making face-to-face meetings if not impossible then highly unrealistic. This can result in misunderstandings, and misunderstandings are likely to escalate into disputes. Resolving disputes in various industries amid the COVID-19...
Japanese JV Issues Overview

Japanese JV Issues Overview

For entrepreneurs who plan to register a JV in Japan, it is advisable to familiarize yourself with the information provided by our experts in this blog post. Partner relationships If you are planning to register...
New Law on TM in Bulgaria

New Law on TM in Bulgaria

For almost a year now, a new law on signs and geographical indications has been in effect in Bulgaria. With the adoption of the new law, Bulgaria has introduced into national legislation the
Opening a Company in Luxembourg

Opening a Company in Luxembourg

Apart from LLCs, partnerships & other legal forms of business, entrepreneurs seeking to open a business in Luxembourg can also create LLPs that have no legal personality. Under the recently adopted
Madrid System and Malaysia

Madrid System and Malaysia

Previously, registering a Malaysian TM required applying to the Malasian IPO Office. Once the Madrid System (MS) is implemented, Malaysian entrepreneurs will get to submit their TM applications to the WIPO
M&A in the Sector of Money Transfers

M&A in the Sector of Money Transfers

Nowadays, registering an e-business is becoming increasingly popular. Digital technologies have filled the world space, and we will not be mistaken if we call our society digital. And the COVID-19 pandemic, which suddenly burst into...
ADR Without Consent of the Parties in the UK

ADR Without Consent of the Parties in the UK

In many countries, courts are empowered to establish alternative dispute resolution (ADR) for parties without their consent . However, there is no such law in the UK. Perhaps it will appear in
Privately Purchasing Company Shares

Privately Purchasing Company Shares

This blog post will be useful to businessmen interested in the private acquisition of company shares. Buying shares in a company implies a preliminary agreement between the buyer and the seller of the shares, with...
Review of the TLT Changes

Review of the TLT Changes

Adopted back in 1994, the TLT was only revised once - in 2006. So, let’s see why a revision was necessary, what new features were introduced & how they affected the procedure for
How the Pandemic Affects Business in China

How the Pandemic Affects Business in China

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, international and Chinese companies are facing a huge difficulties, and many of our clients are asking how they can protect themselves in mergers and acquisitions in China that are...
New EU Rules on Foreign Direct Investment

New EU Rules on Foreign Direct Investment

The European Union has formally approved new measures to allow Member States to conduct FDI expertise in the EU to ensure security and public order.  The European Union's single market has been recognized for the...
New AML Regulations in Ireland

New AML Regulations in Ireland

Considering setting up a trust fund in Ireland? If you're, then you should definitely pay close attention to the recent changes in AML rules. Pursuant to the new rules, trustees must
How Can a Business Survive Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic?

How Can a Business Survive Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Is the coronavirus pandemic making your company experience financial problems? Are having a hard time concluding deals in the EU & US? Well, you’re not alone. There’s hardly a business in the world that hasn’t...
FCA’s Interim Guide in Great Britain

FCA’s Interim Guide in Great Britain

Early this year, the FCA has forwarded a letter highlighting several cases of non-compliance with PSR & EMR acts to authorized e-money organizations & payment institutions. Attached to the letter was an additional
E-commerce Standards Updated in Singapore

E-commerce Standards Updated in Singapore

In this blog post, we will look at the nuances of a recent regulatory update that deals with e-commerce transactions in Singapore . The material will be relevant for businessmen planning
Regulation of Sports in Great Britain

Regulation of Sports in Great Britain

The British government is committed to non-interference in sports; therefore, there’s no specific laws regulating sports in Great Britain . The only exception is made for cases requiring the upholding of public
Updated Requirements for Financial Services in Australia

Updated Requirements for Financial Services in Australia

Australia has seen active regulatory changes lately affecting all financial institutions operating in the country. This blog post focuses on the key financial regulation updates in Australia that should be considered
US Private Banking to Combat Money Laundering

US Private Banking to Combat Money Laundering

This blog post examines the requirements for business transparency and the fight against money laundering in the context of private banking regulation in the United States. As the EU countries,