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AIM update on developments in Ukraine download subscription

Memery Crystal 22-Sep-2014

AIM-listed companies and nominated advisers must have adequate regard to developments in Ukraine and in particular to EU sanctions against Russia.

New set of restrictive measures against the Russian Federation in relation to events in Ukraine entered into force last Friday (12th) download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 22-Sep-2014

In view of the increasing gravity of the situation in eastern Ukraine, the European Council has reinforced the restrictive measures adopted on 30–31 July 2014.

New US sanctions on Russia’s financial, defence and energy sectors affect US companies download subscription

DLA Piper 22-Sep-2014

The US Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has issued additional sanctions targeting certain Russian banks, energy and defence companies. 

Congress and the Higher Education Act: what’s on the table? What’s to come? Our look at the major proposals download subscription

DLA Piper 19-Sep-2014

Many members of Congress have introduced bills addressing many aspects of higher education that concern the public. 

EBA opinion: virtual regulations for virtual currencies download subscription

Kemp Little 17-Sep-2014

Earlier this summer, the EBA published an analysis and opinion on virtual currencies — focusing on if they could or ought to be regulated.

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New California legislation mandates paid sick days for employees download subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 22-Sep-2014

On 10 September 2014, California governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 1522, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014. 

Scotland votes ‘no’ in independence referendum: what does it mean? download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 22-Sep-2014

The following commentary provides a brief overview of the short to medium term changes expected in the post referendum environment.

Be Global — September 2014: employment newsletter download subscription

DLA Piper 22-Sep-2014

Be Global is DLA Piper’s snapshot of key global employment law developments designed to help you identify legal hotspots across your global operations.

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Corporate Briefings

October 2014 — health and safety legislation download subscription

Shoosmiths 22-Sep-2014

From 1 October 2014, three new pieces of safety legislation will come into force in the UK. 

Scotland votes ‘no’ in independence referendum: what does it mean? download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 22-Sep-2014

The following commentary provides a brief overview of the short to medium term changes expected in the post referendum environment.

The perils of office jargon: ‘The WAOC, APM and AFR are ready for you’ — no, me neither download subscription

Baker Tilly 22-Sep-2014

Have you noticed how each firm develops its own special language in the form of three- or four-letter acronyms?

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Financial Regulatory Developments (FReD) — 18 July 2014: FSB proposes recommendations on forex fix; and more download subscription

Dentons 21-Jul-2014

Dentons has released the 18 July 2014 issue of its Financial Regulatory Developments (FReD) publication.

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New set of restrictive measures against the Russian Federation in relation to events in Ukraine entered into force last Friday (12th) download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 22-Sep-2014

In view of the increasing gravity of the situation in eastern Ukraine, the European Council has reinforced the restrictive measures adopted on 30–31 July 2014.

The Arendter — September 2014: private foundations; MiFID II; cross-border AIF distribution; and more weblink subscription

Arendt & Medernach 10-Sep-2014

Discover the second issue of Arendt & Medernach’s magazine The Arendter. This publication will give you a quick overview of key topics related to your daily business.

Luxembourg-France Double Tax Treaty amended download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 9-Sep-2014

On 5 September 2014, the Luxembourg and French finance ministers signed a fourth amendment to the Luxembourg-France Double Tax Treaty dated 1 April 1958.

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Limitation issues in mis-selling claims download subscription

Stephenson Harwood 22-Sep-2014

In Kays Hotels v Barclays Bank, the Commercial Court refused a strike-out application that was based on a bank’s argument that the claim was time-barred. 

Interpretation of tradable financial instruments — textual analysis vs the iterative approach download subscription

Stephenson Harwood 22-Sep-2014

The High Court and the Court of Appeal have considered and applied the principles for the interpretation of a contract in the context of a tradable financial instrument.

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Limitation issues in mis-selling claims download subscription

Stephenson Harwood 22-Sep-2014

In Kays Hotels v Barclays Bank, the Commercial Court refused a strike-out application that was based on a bank’s argument that the claim was time-barred. 

Early termination provisions in the 1992 ISDA master agreement download subscription

Stephenson Harwood 22-Sep-2014

In Lehman Brothers Finance SA v SAL Oppenheim JR & CIE KGAA, the Commercial Court considered the early termination provisions of the 1992 ISDA master agreement.

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