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  • SEBI tightening algorithmic trading norms

    SEBI tightening algorithmic trading norms

    Published: 12 Apr 2018

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is deliberating to tighten restrictions on algorithmic trading – this could be achieved by levying a congestion charge on traders for a prescribed slab. The objective behind the proposed move is to ensure that market traders employing algorithmic trading don’t derive an unfair advantage over those traders who do not have access to such technology...

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  • ICO IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS. WHAT COULD BE BETTER?

    ICO IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS. WHAT COULD BE BETTER?

    Published: 12 Apr 2018

    The initial coin offering (ICO) is the most modern and popular mean of fund-raising. But at the same time, the most frequently asked questions are: “What is the best jurisdiction for ICO?” or“Where to register (set up) a company for ICO?”. WHY CAYMANS IS COMFORTABLE FOR LAUNCHING AND CONDUCTING AN ICO? The Cayman Islands is an offshore jurisdiction, characterized by fast registration and conve...

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  • OLG Düsseldorf – Deletions in a will need to be ambiguous

    OLG Düsseldorf – Deletions in a will need to be ambiguous

    Published: 11 Apr 2018

    If a testator removes parts of his will, these deletions should demonstrably come from him. Otherwise, the deleted passages might still be effective. A testator is free to amend his will. That being said, he ought to make sure that any changes made can be unequivocally attributed to him. In cases involving a handwritten will, the changes also need to be handwritten by the testator and preferably...

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  • Defining "Shell Companies"

    Defining "Shell Companies"

    Published: 10 Apr 2018

    As it is widely known now, in a major crack down the Indian Government had de-registered 226,000 companies from the registry of the Indian companies due to irregular or no filings of statutory returns and non-compliance with certain compliance requirements. As a consequence, such companies ended up defunct companies and directors thereof were disqualified and no more eligible to act as directors...

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  • Defining "Shell Companies"

    Defining "Shell Companies"

    Published: 10 Apr 2018

    As it is widely known now, in a major crack down the Indian Government had de-registered 226,000 companies from the registry of the Indian companies due to irregular or no filings of statutory returns and non-compliance with certain compliance requirements. As a consequence, such companies ended up defunct companies and directors thereof were disqualified and no more eligible to act as directors...

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  • BGH on compensation for bribes

    BGH on compensation for bribes

    Published: 10 Apr 2018

    Bribes are immoral and justify compensation claims for damages. These can be directed at recipients as well as those who initiated the bribes. According to sec. 826 of the Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch (BGB), i.e. the German civil code, a person is obligated to pay damages if they deliberately cause harm to another in a way that offends public morality. This also includes agreements involving bri...

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  • Complexities of GST

    Complexities of GST

    Published: 09 Apr 2018

    We always knew it and the World Bank has now certified it. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) launched with much fanfare and a midnight session of the Parliament (apparently all the efforts went into creating the hype, rather than in preparation) has the dubious and unenviable distinction of being the most complex tax structure in the world in a survey of 115 countries by none other than the World...

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  • Tackling the menace of Cyber Crimes

    Tackling the menace of Cyber Crimes

    Published: 07 Apr 2018

    Cybercrime is defined as a crime in which an electronic device is the object of the crime (hacking, phishing, spamming) or is used as a tool to commit an offense (child pornography, hate crimes, etc.). These days, too many people and organisations are becoming victims of cyber-crimes. Cyber attackers/hackers are opting cyber-hacking as a weapon to generate easy money in single stroke without muc...

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