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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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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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Collas Crill recognised in Chambers and Partners 2020 rankings

Collas Crill recognised in Chambers and Partners 2020 rankings

Published: 15 Oct 2019

Collas Crill has been recognised in the Chambers and Partners UK 2020 rankings across its Guernsey and Jersey teams, with departments and individuals awarded. Guernsey's property department, praised for providing a 'first-class service' by one client, is again ranked highest with a Band 1 listing. Head of the department, Partner Jason Green is recognised at the same level on an indiv...

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What to expect when you’re expecting new Dutch labour law

What to expect when you’re expecting new Dutch labour law

Published: 14 Oct 2019

A hot topic in Dutch labour law is the gap between employees with permanent employment agreements and employees with a flexible employment agreement (e.g. fixed or zero-hour contract). There is a substantial imbalance here that the Dutch government wants to address. This will have an impact for any employer that has employees in the Netherlands. The Balanced Labour Market Act (in Dutch: Wet arbe...

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Still on Registration of Foreign Judgments in Nigeria

Still on Registration of Foreign Judgments in Nigeria

Published: 14 Oct 2019

In Suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/203/2019; Emmanuel Ekpenyong Esq. v. Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Federation, the Federal High Court, Abuja Judicial Division by a Judgment dated 10th June 2019, held that the Plaintiff (“Emmanuel”) has not placed before the Court, evidence to show that the Defendant (“the Attorney General”) ought to be satisfied to promulgate an Order to bring Part I of t...

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Collas Crill Advises £20m finance facility for RAW mortgage fund

Collas Crill Advises £20m finance facility for RAW mortgage fund

Published: 04 Oct 2019

Collas Crill has acted for RAW Capital Partners and RAW Mortgage Fund assisting with securing a £20 million finance facility from OakNorth Bank Plc. The RAW Mortgage Fund, a cell of RAW Alpha PCC Limited, is a buy‐to‐let mortgage lender which provides property investment loans secured against residential property in the UK.  RAW Mortgage Fund is an open-ended Class B collective scheme,...

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