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Uganda goes down the PPP route download subscription

Dentons 12-Dec-2014

In July Uganda joined the list of African countries that have implemented public-private partnership (PPP) laws by passing the Public Private Partnership Bill 2012.

Serbia: decree on strategic partnership in privatisation download subscription

BDK Advokati/Attorneys at Law 8-Dec-2014

The Privatisation Act, adopted in August 2014, introduced ‘strategic partnership’ as one of the methods of privatisation. 

Optimising the Opcom: a discussion on non-operator concerns under the JOA download subscription

Nabarro 14-Nov-2014

The unique relationship between an operator and a non-operator working together on an oil and/or gas project comes into focus most sharply in the Opcom forum.

Japan’s feed-in-tariff regime: flying too close to the sun? download subscription

DLA Piper 30-Oct-2014

It is clear that the Renewable Energy Act has succeeded in attracting more investment in solar PV than Japan’s grid can handle.

New RIBA contracts to launch on Guy Fawkes Night… Can we expect a bang? download subscription

Gateley 29-Oct-2014

New building contracts for small-scale commercial projects and domestic projects are due to be launched on 5 November 2014 by RIBA.

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Charity Commission announces changes to 2015 annual return download subscription

IBB Solicitors 16-Dec-2014

The Charity Commission has announced that three new questions will be included in Annual Returns for 2015.

HMRC confirms that charities must pay VAT on direct mail download subscription

IBB Solicitors 16-Dec-2014

Charity employing the services of a direct mailing company must now pay VAT at 20 per cent.

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Insolvency Briefings

Security for costs — it’s only the beginning download subscription

Gateley 15-Dec-2014

In a recent appeal case — Wu v Hellard — the court confirmed that it can not order liquidators of a company to provide security for costs where the liquidator brings an action in his own name. 

Restructurings — don’t forget the tax man download subscription

Dentons 12-Dec-2014

Here, we discuss some key areas where HMRC’s agreement is essential to ensuring a smooth restructuring or insolvency process.

Should the UK adopt Cape Town’s Alternative A insolvency regime? Lessons from the US and Canada download subscription

Dentons 12-Dec-2014

The UK is consulting on whether to incorporate Cape Town’s Alternative A insolvency regime into English law.

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The Crossrail effect: part two download subscription

Gateley 14-Oct-2014

The Crossrail effect looks set to be a positive one as an increase in connectivity and capacity opens up the possibility for investment in new parts of London.

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Italy: ‘golden powers’ over Italian defence companies download subscription

Eversheds 2-Dec-2014

The Italian government has powers to intervene in certain transactions involving Italian defence companies under Italian Law Decree No. 21 of 15 March 2012. 

Enforced subject access: a new criminal offence under the Data Protection Act 1998 download subscription

Eversheds 2-Dec-2014

Section 56 of the Data Protection Act 1998, dormant since the DPA came into force, is expected to be implemented shortly. 

New COMESA guidelines provide much needed clarification on merger filing requirements download subscription

Eversheds 2-Dec-2014

The COMESA Competition Commission has issued guidelines on merger control rules.

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Banking and Finance Briefings

Post comprehensive assessment — what we can expect from the ECB download subscription

KPMG 16-Dec-2014

What will be the key areas that the European Central Bank will focus on following the bank stress test results?

Financial Regulatory Developments: Commission comments on Basel assessment; FCA publishes CRD 4 reporting update and Davis review and response download subscription

Dentons 15-Dec-2014

Dentons has released the 12 December 2014 issue of its Financial Regulatory Developments (FReD) publication.

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Financial Services Briefings

AIFMD Luxembourg implementation download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 17-Dec-2014

Luxembourg has now fully implemented the AIFMD. This will reinforce the country’s position as a global investment fund hub.

Defining directorship: de facto directors and the BVI business company download subscription

Conyers Dill & Pearman 16-Dec-2014

Difficult questions often arise in connection with BVI companies, with regard to directors.

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  • HS2

    Peer panel: Construction – Rebuilding

    Beyond the headline infrastructure projects, UK construction work is still recovering from the clobbering it took during the slump

  • city

    Spring tide

    Clifford Chance again tops the global project finance rankings by deal value. It’s been a pretty rotten time for the sector, but events such as the Arab Spring are giving things a push