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"You can’t manage what you don’t measure"
….so said a General Counsel in a recent discussion we had about the use of data in their legal department.
Will we see the end of Keywords in eDiscovery?
With the advances in Technology Assisted Review (TAR), it raises questions as to whether keywords still have a place in eDiscovery ...
Electronic signatures and virtual meetings — the Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands legal framework
The introduction globally of travel restrictions and containment measures arising from Covid-19 has significantly disrupted business, including creating logistical issues in closing corporate or financing transactions or holding board and shareholders’ meetings ...
Offshore Separate Portfolio Companies in the Family Office and Private Client World
SPCs and SACs are offshore limited liability companies with an added twist ... Could a SPC/SAC ever take the place of a trust?
Fund management in Luxembourg: What managers (especially in Asia) need to know
By Charlotte Chen, and Xavier LeSourne of Elvinger Hoss Prussen.
Scheme away
Given current financial conditions in the equity markets, opportunities for privatisations abound and schemes of arrangement are all the rage again.
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"You can’t manage what you don’t measure"
….so said a General Counsel in a recent discussion we had about the use of data in their legal department.
Fund management in Luxembourg: What managers (especially in Asia) need to know
By Charlotte Chen, and Xavier LeSourne of Elvinger Hoss Prussen.
Investments in Asia? – How to better use business intelligence
Making investments or entering into an M&A deal can involve uncertainties and potential pitfalls. These can include financial and commercial issues, clashing business cultures, sudden changes in government regulation, poor strategic fit or simply bad timing, to name a few ...
How to speak IT
Ideally, everyone should have a basic understanding of the company’s IT infrastructure, not least because as more companies digitise, the risk of cyber threats increases. A cyberattack can come from anywhere ...
Computer Forensics and the Rise of the Drone
With more people being confined to their homes in different parts of the globe, hobbyists will be finding new uses for their drones ...
Sigrid Wettwer
We speak to the head of group legal for the Middle East & Asia Pacific at DNV GL, the world’s largest classification society, about change, technology and running a lean and efficient legal organisation ...
A Contractor’s Guide to Managing the Commercial Impact of the COVID-19 Virus on Construction Projects
This update is intended to provide some guidance to contractors seeking to analyse the issues that apply in their specific situations ...
Redactions? How to Ensure There are no Nasty Surprises
With recent headlines highlighting the damage and embarrassment that can be caused by poorly redacted documents, it is no wonder many firms and corporates are turning to legal document management specialists to secure their redactions ...
COVID-19: Implications for International Trade and Shipping
This article considers the main legal issues affecting shipowners, charterers, traders and shipyards.
The Novel Coronavirus: Anatomy of key employment issues in Mainland China, Hong Kong and The Middle East
Information for employers in Mainland China, Hong Kong and the Middle East.