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A review of the Post-Brexit UK financial sanctions regime -Where are we now?

European Union, United Kingdom - September 15 2021 A year ago the UK introduced the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime, which gave the foreign secretary the power to sanction individuals involved in…

Lessons for banks from subprime lender Amigo’s woes

United Kingdom - July 8 2021 Banks will need to carefully consider the implications of the UK High Court’s May 24 decision to reject a scheme of arrangement proposed by British…

US Office of Foreign Assets Control uses blockchain technology to surveil entities behind cryptocurrency activities

USA - June 28 2021 The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is subscribing to use blockchain surveillance tools developed by New York headquartered firm, Chainalysis.

Jean-Martin Louw.

New Digital Dispute Resolution Rules provide procedure for commercial disputes involving digital technology

United Kingdom - June 28 2021 The UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (chaired by Sir Geoffrey Vos, Master of the Rolls) has recently published the country's first Digital Dispute…

Jean-Martin Louw.

Covid-19 temporary insolvency measures under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020

United Kingdom - June 18 2021 Once again, the Government has legislated to extend existing insolvency temporary measures through the CIGA (Coronavirus) (Early Termination of…

Shola Hornby.