Jonathan Speck and Damian Evans of Mourant Ozannes chart the tumultuous life-span of the Hastings-Bass rule in Jersey. "In forging its own path, the amendment to the legislation will confirm an existing jurisdiction of the Jersey Court to supervise the administration of trusts which is the bedrock of the Jersey finance industry."
Mark Abell of Bird & Bird explores the weight of regulations in different EU jurisdictions. "Clearly, weight of regulation does not necessarily equate to effectiveness or appropriateness of regulation. Indeed the most heavily regulated member states are not, in the author’s view, the best-regulated ones."
The International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers has brought together Jennifer Dolman of Osler Hoskin & Harcourt, John Pratt of Hamilton Pratt and Andrew Wiseman of Allens to discuss levels of activity, access to financing for franchise clients, pressure on fees and levels of specialisation in this area of law.
The International Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers has brought together four of the leading practitioners in the world to discuss key issues facing lawyers today.
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