Gambling law in many jurisdictions has changed and evolved significantly, but the essential predicament remains the same: staying on top of the hugely varied and constantly changing corpus of law and regulation.
Over the last 15 years, that position has changed as business has become increasingly international, with operations spanning many countries, and often with supply chains spanning yet more countries. As this process developed, employers structured themselves internationally, so that legal and HR teams, among others, are set up to be able to deal with a globally mobile workforce.
The Sports Law Review recognises that sports law is not a single legal topic, but rather a field of law that is related to a wide variety of legal areas, such as contract, corporate, intellectual property, civil procedure, arbitration and criminal law.
Executive remuneration encompasses a diverse range of practices and is consequently influenced by many different areas of the law, including tax, employment, securities and other aspects of corporate law.
The Review provides an introduction to healthcare economies and their legal frameworks in 16 jurisdictions. While hugely diverse, it is possible to discern common challenges and similar approaches in very different countries.
At a macro level, the dominant trend affecting the private wealth arena in the last 12 months continues to be the impact of various supranational initiatives seeking greater transparency with respect to anti-money laundering regimes and tax information exchange. I propose to focus in this year’s introduction on the central importance of the concept of ‘beneficial ownership’ and the theme of convergence in the increasingly interconnected arenas of anti-money laundering policy and tax information exchange.