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Impact of Criminal Finances Act (‘CFA’) 2017


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Impact of Criminal Finances Act (‘CFA’) 2017

The Criminal Finances Act (“CFA”) 2017 comes into effect on 30 September 2017. The CFA introduces two new offences which could affect any company with links to...

04 August 2017

Most Frequently Asked Questions about Patent Litigation in China

8 questions most frequently asked by clients in relation to patent litigation in China.

24 July 2017

Welcome to the (Third) Party: New Arbitration Funding Options and Lessons for Hong Kong

On 14 June 2017, Hong Kong’s Legislative Council passed the Arbitration and Mediation Legislation (Third Party Funding) (Amendment) Bill 2016.

05 July 2017

Policies to protect whistleblowers in UK branches of Chinese banks

Failures to comply with a bank’s UK regulatory obligations, including a failure to implement whistleblower protections, may lead to reputational damage, fines and licence restrictions for that bank....

26 May 2017

Cards on the table? Thoughts on disclosure of third party funding

As more jurisdictions permit third party funding of international arbitration, the question of whether details of the funding must be disclosed arises ever more frequently.

24 May 2017

Demystifying dual-use goods: From the chlorine in a pool to the antibiotics we take – what your business should be doing

This article describes the role of dual-use items and technologies in chemical weaponry and other weapons of mass destruction.

18 April 2017