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Amendments and supplements to the Bankruptcy Law download subscription

JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic 19-Aug-2014

The amendments and supplements to the Bankruptcy Law that were adopted on 2 August 2014 came into force on 13 August 2014.

Bankruptcy shake-up considered download subscription

B P Collins 11-Aug-2014

The government is to consider a plan that would bring an end to people being made bankrupt for owing as little as £750.

Restructuring and insolvency in Luxembourg (part one) download subscription

Ogier 16-Jul-2014

Luxembourg is one of the leading domiciles worldwide for international investment vehicles.

PPF levy — are you ready for the significant changes ahead? download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 4-Jul-2014

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has issued a consultation paper on its plans for the PPF levy over the three years from 2015–16 onwards.

No special treatment for landlords in review of pre-packs, but ‘clean-up’ recommended download subscription

Nabarro 18-Jun-2014

Instead of an outright ban on pre-packs, Teresa Graham wants to see a ‘clean-up’ involving ’major improvements on how [pre-packs] are administered’.

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Tax Update: Australian tax and GST treatment of bitcoin and other crypto-currencies download subscription

DLA Piper 21-Aug-2014

The ATO has released its long-awaited public guidance on the Australian tax and GST treatment of bitcoin and other crypto-currencies.

Ukrainian legislative developments on Crimea download subscription

Dentons 19-Aug-2014

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted a new law that stipulates the creation of a free economic zone in Crimea for 10 full calendar years.

Innovative SMEs offered IP and tax support download subscription

B P Collins 19-Aug-2014

SMEs are being urged to seek information about tax breaks that could benefit them in terms of growth, innovation and research and development.

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What’s in a name? Nothing, if there’s a number — what if the name and the BIC/account number don’t match? download subscription

Gateley 21-Aug-2014

Since 2007, all the major UK clearing banks have processed and routed electronic payments on the basis of sort code (or bank identifier code — BIC) and account number.

Strike out — getting rid of companies that are no longer required download subscription

Gateley 21-Aug-2014

Got a company you no longer need? Perhaps it’s time to think about getting rid of it, freeing yourself of the burden of administration that comes with all corporate entities.

Study warns of ‘management pay gap’ download subscription

B P Collins 21-Aug-2014

A female manager would have to work 14 years longer than a male counterpart to earn as much as them over a career, according to a new study.

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Restructuring and insolvency in Luxembourg (part one) download subscription

Ogier 16-Jul-2014

Luxembourg is one of the leading domiciles worldwide for international investment vehicles.

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Shale gas update: major changes for the 14th onshore oil and gas licensing round download subscription

Dentons 21-Aug-2014

The UK government has published application criteria and terms for the 14th onshore oil and gas licensing round, accompanied by new guidance.

Calculations on ISDA close-out: Lehman Brothers Finance SA (in liquidation) v Sal Oppenheim jr & cie KGAA download subscription

Dentons 20-Aug-2014

This case provides further guidance in relation to how payment on early termination of a 1992 ISDA Master Agreement should be calculated where automatic early termination applies.

Twenty-day jail sentence for employee who released employer’s confidential information in breach of court order download subscription

Dentons 20-Aug-2014

A former employee received a 20-day jail sentence after she disclosed the plaintiffs’ confidential business methods and disparaged their business reputation.

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Redundancy selection criteria and making reasonable adjustments download subscription

Shoosmiths 21-Aug-2014

Two recent cases illustrate the importance of employers making reasonable adjustments for disabled employees placed at risk of redundancy.

Premier League kicks off new copyright clampdown download subscription

Shoosmiths 21-Aug-2014

The FAPL has issued a warning to people posting unofficial videos of goals online, stating that these videos are in ‘breach of copyright’.

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Guarantee or indemnity? Conclusive evidence clauses download subscription

Shoosmiths 21-Aug-2014

In a recent case, the court considered whether deeds intending to indemnify a factor’s losses under an invoice discounting agreement were an indemnity or a guarantee.

Strike out — getting rid of companies that are no longer required download subscription

Gateley 21-Aug-2014

Got a company you no longer need? Perhaps it’s time to think about getting rid of it, freeing yourself of the burden of administration that comes with all corporate entities.

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