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Arbitration Creates New Customs

Arbitration Creates New Customs

Published: 11 Nov 2019

Free of hard and fast rules and relying on the best sources, international arbitration has created a unique culture. Some customs pertain to the very form of conducting a hearing. Hearings are held in arbitration courts or conference rooms at chambers of commerce, law firms or hotels. Arbitrators sit at the head of a conference table; the claimant and its legal representatives sit to their right, ...

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The legitimacy of Consob on the use of the presumptive criterion on the objection of abuse of privileged information on investments

The legitimacy of Consob on the use of the presumptive criterion on the objection of abuse of privileged information on investments

Published: 11 Nov 2019

With sentence no. 867 of 29/10/19, the Court of Appeal of Cagliari acknowledged the legitimacy of the presumptive reasoning in ascertaining the offence as regards the abuse of privileged information on investments, emphasising the need for the circumstantial evidence provided in support of the dispute to allow for an unambiguous reconstruction of what took place, having to identify the unknown fac...

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Update on the Support Provided to Professionals by the French Health Authority for the Deployment of E-Health in France

Update on the Support Provided to Professionals by the French Health Authority for the Deployment of E-Health in France

Published: 04 Nov 2019

In a series of articles published this month, the Haute Autorité de Santé (French Health Authority) recalled the materials it has produced in connection with the deployment of e-health in France. The French Health Authority has indeed developed tools, guides and guidelines to support developers of apps and smart devices, practitioners wishing to set up teleconsultation activities or h...

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Mistertango, UAB fined by the regulator for AML non-compliance

Mistertango, UAB fined by the regulator for AML non-compliance

Published: 29 Oct 2019

The Bank of Lithuania has imposed a €245,000 penalty on Mistertango, UAB, a payment system popular among CIS businessmen, for its breach of AML/CFT laws. As a preventive measure, certain restrictions have also been put in place for the company. This is the third time Mistertango is penalized for violating the AML/CFT requirements – the payment system was also fined in 2016 and 2018. During its a...

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Collas Crill grows Jersey IPCT team

Collas Crill grows Jersey IPCT team

Published: 25 Oct 2019

Collas Crill Jersey has appointed a new Of Counsel to its award winning International Private Client and Trusts team (IPCT). Laura Perkins, née Hair, joined the team in September 2019, having spent the previous two years practising offshore law with a leading firm in the BVI. Prior to this, she spent nine years in Edinburgh working on tax and succession planning, trusts and probate, after...

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A world without borders: SBSB on guard for international FinTech business

A world without borders: SBSB on guard for international FinTech business

Published: 23 Oct 2019

The work is in full swing, and it never stops! Diana Gulevskaya, SBSB senior lawyer and Head of its representative office in Moscow, has come to the company’s Kiev office for a visit. Highly experienced in supporting IT business projects, Diana specializes in international law and is a tax optimization expert. Her portfolio covers over 20 major international deals, all successf...

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Cyber-squatting and the Protection of Domain Names In Nigeria

Cyber-squatting and the Protection of Domain Names In Nigeria

Published: 23 Oct 2019

1.            INTRODUCTION The increase in the usage of the internet as well as other social media platforms in contemporary times has necessitated a surge in the online presence of most businesses all over the world. The Domain name system is one of the most essential tools of the internet used by businesses to reach existing and prospectiv...

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EU removes UAE from its offshore blacklist: details

EU removes UAE from its offshore blacklist: details

Published: 22 Oct 2019

European Union finance ministers removed two countries from the “tax haven” blacklist. The lucky states are the United Arab Emirates and Marshall Islands. The two countries have implemented reforms required to comply with the EU requirements concerning tax residency information exchange. While the UAE have overhauled their system, the Republic of the Marshall Islands has been t...

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