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Mishcon & The World

Issue 13: March 2022

Mishcon & The World

Editor's Note

Adam Rose

I spend a lot of time meeting and speaking with lawyers from around the world, in my role as International Development Partner at Mishcon de Reya.

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Abstract architecture

Overseas entities owning UK property: act now to avoid missing 31 January deadline

The UK's "Register of Overseas Entities" launched on 1 August 2022. In the Government's words, the rationale for the new register is to require "anonymous foreign owners of UK property to reveal their real identities to ensure criminals cannot hide behind secretive chains of shell companies, setting a global standard for transparency."


The UK Government has sanctioned five Russian banks and three individuals in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Following Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014, the EU (which then included the UK) and the US introduced a raft of economic sanctions against Russia, blacklisting hundreds of persons and entities (who were banned from travelling to the EU and US and whose assets were frozen), imposing a trade ban on Crimea and restricting dealings with the energy, defence and financial sectors.


The global reach of English Law

There has been growing discussion among legal scholars over the past two decades of an emerging “global community of courts” composed of a network of judicial dialogue across national borders.


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