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Financing of North Sea oil and gas – a restructuring and insolvency perspective download subscription

Dentons 1-Apr-2015

Until recently, there was little call for restructuring and turnaround specialists in the UK to focus on the oil and gas industry. That has now undoubtedly changed.

Receivables finance – overriding blocks to assignment download subscription

Dentons 1-Apr-2015

The Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act received Royal Assent on 26 March and, when implemented, is expected to produce a huge boost in SME receivables finance.

Recent LMA LIBOR related changes – their possible impact on Islamic finance documents download subscription

Dentons 1-Apr-2015

This briefing explains how one of the recent Loan Market Association (LMA) changes may affect Islamic finance transactions.

Bitcoin: a viable security asset? download subscription

Dentons 1-Apr-2015

A question customers are likely to ask financiers is, “Will you accept Bitcoin (or another virtual currency) as a form of collateral?” 

MiFID, MiFID 2, where are you? We got some work to do now download subscription

Dentons 1-Apr-2015

The current Markets in Financial Instruments Directive has been replaced by a new Directive and Regulation. This article highlights the major areas of change and the timescales for achieving it.

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Holiday pay: Leicester tribunal fails to unlock all the answers download subscription

Shoosmiths 1-Apr-2015

Employers should review contracts, commission schemes and holiday pay processes to ensure they are compliant with the new requirements. 

Budget 2015: employment-related changes download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 1-Apr-2015

As well as the minimum wage and tax changes, pensions, special purpose share schemes and company cars are getting a political tweak.

Leaving a paper trail… is it really necessary? download subscription

Collas Crill 1-Apr-2015

Common sense, many of you may think – but many Channel Island employers still fail to document instances of misconduct or poor performance.

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Corporate Briefings

Budget 2015: employment-related changes download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 1-Apr-2015

As well as the minimum wage and tax changes, pensions, special purpose share schemes and company cars are getting a political tweak.

Data Issues Roundup, 27 March: unlimited fines; cross-device tracking; a provocateurs database; and more download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 31-Mar-2015

Also; South Korea passes world’s first Cloud law; Russia says companies can store personal data abroad; and more.

Crisis in the Med: understanding the issues around rescue at sea weblink subscription

Ince & Co 31-Mar-2015

Advisers need appreciation of the underlying issues to best advise clients faced with often difficult decisions.

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Banks launch fresh cybercrime drive download subscription

IBB Solicitors 9-Oct-2014

Financial Fraud Action UK has published figures showing that internet and telephone banking fraud increased 59 per cent to £35.9m during the first six months of 2014.

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Video: Totum talks – New service delivery models weblink subscription

Totum 11-Mar-2015

Totum’s Tim Skipper, Stephen Allen at DLA Piper and Mark Smith at LexisNexis discuss the major players in the global legal market and new service delivery models.

Video: Totum talks — law and the role of the Big Four weblink subscription

Totum 5-Feb-2015

Tim Skipper talks to Stephen Allen at DLA Piper and Mark Smith at LexisNexis about the role the Big Four have to play in the legal services market of the future.

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Litigation Briefings

Italy: companies held by public agencies and bankruptcy download subscription

NCTM 1-Apr-2015

Public entities are exempt from bankruptcy, but not companies that are carrying out business, even though they are held by public agencies, according to recent decisions.

Copyright: weak similarity of substantial elements avoids plagiarism download subscription

NCTM 1-Apr-2015

The Italian Court of Cassation has ruled on plagiarism of a creative work, focusing on the requirements that the plagiaristic work should own to establish or avoid the infringement.

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Company Briefings

Italy: companies held by public agencies and bankruptcy download subscription

NCTM 1-Apr-2015

Public entities are exempt from bankruptcy, but not companies that are carrying out business, even though they are held by public agencies, according to recent decisions.

Retailers: get ready for the Consumer Rights Bill weblink subscription

Walker Morris 1-Apr-2015

Retailers have a fast-closing window of opportunity to get on board with the requirements of the new legislation.

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