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The reason why many US-based companies should care about GDPR (and it’s not what you think)

The reason why many US-based companies should care about GDPR (and it’s not what you think)

Published: 28 Aug 2019

GDPR (which stands for general data protection regulation) is a European regulation designed to protect the personal data of EU citizens, enforceable from May 25, 2018. So why, as a US-based company, should I care about GDPR? GDPR’s long-arm jurisdictional scope reaches many US-based companies The first and most obvious reason lies in GDPR’s long-arm jurisdictional scope. Contrary to the Direc...

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UK financial regulator publishes cryptoassets regulation guide

UK financial regulator publishes cryptoassets regulation guide

Published: 27 Aug 2019

On July 31, 2019, the UK financial regulator issued the Final Guide to Cryptoassets to give clarity for market participants regarding the types of cryptoassets that fall within the scope of the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority), as well as those cryptoassets that are outside the FCA regulatory perimeter. Let's see what this means for companies and consumers.  According to the Octob...

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New payment service legislation in Singapore: what to expect?

New payment service legislation in Singapore: what to expect?

Published: 26 Aug 2019

Today, Singapore is among the top 5 most popular financial systems in the world. In order to strengthen its status as a leading global financial center and create an innovative environment for financial technology, Singapore authorities decided to update the legislative framework on payments and payment services. On January 14, 2019, the Payment Services Act (PSA) was adopted in order to combine t...

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How do you choose a law firm?

How do you choose a law firm?

Published: 21 Aug 2019

How do you choose a law firm in Israel? Kolchinski Law Firm, we are proud to offer our clients a skilled and strategic lawyer in a wide range of civil-commercial areas, our team is experienced and reliable, with a reputation in representing all the legal archives in Israel. A tailored representation of your needs: Since the establishment of the Kolchinski law firm, we have priority for perso...

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Litigation – representation in court?

Litigation – representation in court?

Published: 21 Aug 2019

Litigation – representation in court? Litigation is the art of argument in the courts. The litigation sector has two types: civil litigation and civil litigation. Civil litigation also includes specialization in commercial litigation. What is litigation? Litigation in Hebrew is a legal name for the subject of plea in court, a role usually done by attorney. Litigation is involved in the fie...

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real estate lawyer

real estate lawyer

Published: 21 Aug 2019

Kolchinski law firm accompanies private clients and deals in the real-estate industry, which receive close support in a variety of complex real estate transactions and projects in the field of private and commercial real estate.  The Kolchinski law firm deals with the civil-commercial field and specializes in real estate and real estate and business consultancy.  An attorney in real ...

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Requirements for the founders and management of the European payment system: TOP-5 important aspects for obtaining a payment license.

Requirements for the founders and management of the European payment system: TOP-5 important aspects for obtaining a payment license.

Published: 12 Aug 2019

Obtaining a payment license in Europe is a complex and lengthy process. For its successful launch a thorough preparation of legal professionals is needed. One of the important factors is compliance with the legal requirements for the founders and the board of the payment system. Founders (the ultimate beneficiaries) are persons who have a stake in the company and receive a net profit. Board memb...

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It is not easy to start out as an arbitrator

It is not easy to start out as an arbitrator

Published: 08 Aug 2019

Arbitrators are late starters. Actually, it is hard to start out as arbitrators. At first, you have to establish yourself as a barrister, solicitor, judge, academic, diplomat, businessman, politician or expert. It is only later in life that you become an arbitrator. Meanwhile, young legal eagles are champing at the bit. They are dying to get their first case. A rude awaking comes at the first inte...

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