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The FCA’s 2014–15 Business Plan and annual Risk Outlook from a secured lending perspective download subscription

Eversheds 14-Apr-2014

As it moves into its second year as the FCA, the FCA has recently published its Business Plan for 2014–15 and its second annual Risk Outlook.

InSure — March 2014: 2014 Budget; the FCA’s new competition role; and more download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 1-Apr-2014

Addleshaw Goddard has released the March 2014 edition of its InSure publication, which rounds up developments affecting the insurance industry. 

Agency for Financial, IT and Intermediary Services from Sarajevo fined for abuse of dominance download subscription

BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law 13-Mar-2014

The Competition Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina has fined the Agency for Financial, IT and Intermediary Services for abuse of dominant position in the relevant market.

Financial fair play for the few? download subscription

Taylor Wessing 7-Feb-2014

Financial fair play (FFP) has recently been making the headlines almost as much as the action on Europe’s football pitches.

Are UEFA’s financial fair play rules headed for an early bath? download subscription

Taylor Wessing 19-Dec-2013

A Belgian sports agent representing a number of European footballers has launched a challenge against the legitimacy of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play Rules.

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Deadlines coming for multinationals’ retirement plans and US taxpayers with foreign financial interests download subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 16-Apr-2014

In 2010, the US enacted a sweeping change in enforcement of its tax laws on foreign financial interests, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.

President takes action meant to increase pay equity for employees of federal contractors download subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 16-Apr-2014

President Obama has issued an executive order and a presidential memorandum aimed at ‘closing the persistent pay gap for women and minorities’.

M&A Weekly Update: new LLP tax rules and early conciliation in employment tribunal claims download subscription

Macfarlanes 16-Apr-2014

The new ‘salaried member’ rules, which will treat members of an LLP as employees for tax purposes in certain circumstances, came into force on 6 April 2014.

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Quarterly Board Update — tax developments in Q3 download subscription

Minter Ellison 16-Apr-2014

Minter Ellison has created a quarterly update to discuss the tax issues that you may wish to raise with your board during each reporting period, starting with Q3.

Minter Ellison submission to the Financial System Inquiry download subscription

Minter Ellison 16-Apr-2014

We welcome the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) and the opportunity to offer detailed insights and recommendations to the inquiry via this written submission.

Issues paper on competition review offers CPR for Australian micro-economic reform download subscription

Minter Ellison 16-Apr-2014

An issues paper has been released as part of the government’s competition law and policy review announced by minister for small business Bruce Billson in December 2013.

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Romania: new perspective on dawn raids and leniency following criminal legislation amendments download subscription

Schoenherr 14-Mar-2014

The entry into force in Romania on 1 February 2014 of the new criminal codes implementing laws brought important changes to certain non-criminal laws.

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Predatory technology — a viable antitrust concept? download subscription

Bristows 15-Apr-2014

A recent US case could have been designed to tick as many ‘topical’ boxes as possible, ranging over the financial sector, big data and the possibly anti-competitive use of technology.

Online advertising restrictions in the spotlight again download subscription

Bristows 4-Apr-2014

Following on from the Roma-branded Mobility Scooters case earlier this year, the OFT has announced a second decision on mobility scooters.

Up Close and Personnel — March 2014: admissibility of covert recordings made at disciplinary and grievance hearings download subscription

Bristows 4-Apr-2014

The EAT upheld the decision that covert recordings made by an employee of private conversations of the panels at her grievance and disciplinary hearings were admissible in evidence.

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Brands Update — April 2014: Kornspitz — with or against the grain? download subscription

Taylor Wessing 16-Apr-2014

The KORNSPITZ revocation case reminds brand owners that marks must act as badges of origin for the ultimate consumer of the goods, rather than intermediaries

Brands Update — April 2014: experts on national law win the lottery download subscription

Taylor Wessing 16-Apr-2014

The CJEU has given a procedural judgment in a trademark cancellation case, clarifying the ground rules for EU courts in assessing the legal arguments made before them.

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Bulgaria: decision of the Supreme Court regarding termination of a lease agreement because of an economic adverse change download subscription

Schoenherr 16-Apr-2014

The Supreme Cassation Court of Bulgaria has comprehensively expressed its opinion on the substantive legal aspects of the economic adverse change clause and ruled on the termination of a lease agreement on this ground.

Quarterly Board Update — tax developments in Q3 download subscription

Minter Ellison 16-Apr-2014

Minter Ellison has created a quarterly update to discuss the tax issues that you may wish to raise with your board during each reporting period, starting with Q3.

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