International Waters, Local Justice: Australian High Court Takes Against Unfair Contract Terms (UCT) in Ruby Princess – Consumer Trading & Unfair Trading

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March 2, 2024 Bartier Perry You only need to register or log in to Mondaq.com to print this article. Businesses that operate internationally should consider whether their consumer and business standard contracts may be subject to unfair contract terms (UCT) regime following the decision v Karpik v Carnival plc & Anor (2023) HCA … Read more

Avoid inadvertent sanctions violations by covering all the bases: IP address, email and other communication channels – telecom, mobile and cable

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Managing sanctions risk remains a complex task, despite the plethora of technologies available today. While many companies have robust sanctions programs in place, they often do not consider all the communication channels and information sources available to them that can unmask actors operating from sanctioned jurisdictions. Kallia Gavela, Senior Director and Head of Disputes and … Read more

The importance of due diligence in the acquisition of a business – contracts and commercial law

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October 26, 2023 Matthews Folbigg Solicitors You only need to register or log in to Mondaq.com to print this article. Due diligence is an integral step in the acquisition of any business, be it the purchase of assets or the purchase of shares. When done properly, due diligence helps to mitigate various business, … Read more

Family Wealth Management with Bermuda Trusts – Estate and Property Management

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You only need to register or log in to Mondaq.com to print this article. Bermuda is a popular and highly regarded jurisdiction for managing the offshore family assets of wealthy international families due to several favorable characteristics. As a high quality international financial centre, Bermuda is well versed in investment matters, wealth management, … Read more

Corporate Transparency Act: What faction managers – directors and executives – need to know

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A new federal law requires businesses to release personal information and photos of their owners and controlling persons, including detained executive officers. Why is this important to you? From Wall Street to Main Street to your street, the vast majority of private and many non-profit entities will be included in compliance with the Corporate Transparency … Read more

Notice: Electronic Filing of Forms 144 with the SEC – Securities

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October 20, 2023 Seward & Kissel You only need to register or log in to Mondaq.com to print this article. Form 144 provides notice to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) of a proposed sale of securities by an affiliate of the issuer pursuant to Rule 144 of the U.S. Securities Act … Read more

Modern De-SPAC and the Way Forward – Securities

Modern De-SPAC and the Way Forward - Securities

October 20, 2023 Seward & Kissel You only need to register or log in to Mondaq.com to print this article. I Background of SPACs and de-SPACs A special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, is a publicly traded company with no operations, products, or assets. Unlike an initial public offering (IPO) of a traditional public company, … Read more