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Financial Regulatory Developments — FSB reports on Cairns plenary; EBA consults on early intervention; and more download subscription

Dentons 29-Sep-2014

Dentons has published the 26 September 2014 issue of its Financial Regulatory Developments (FReD) publication.

UK retail finance market likely to face CMA investigation download subscription

Eversheds 28-Jul-2014

There should be a market investigation into the markets for banking services for SMEs and the supply of personal current accounts, according to the CMA.

The FCA marches down the road to competition concurrency download subscription

Dentons 16-Jul-2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is currently preparing for the award of concurrent competition enforcement powers on 1 April 2015.

Does ex-ante regulation work? download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 26-Jun-2014

John Schmidt provides an outline of where we are in terms of ex-ante vs ex-post; reflects on past issues in sectoral regulation; and discusses future challenges.

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.

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Department of Labor to require electronic filing of top-hat plan notices download subscription

Dentons 2-Oct-2014

The US Department of Labor has proposed to require so-called ‘top-hat plan notices’ to be filed electronically instead of on paper.

‘Twice as many workers’ on minimum wage download subscription

B P Collins 2-Oct-2014

The number of workers being paid the national minimum wage has doubled since the legal rate was brought in 15 years ago.

Recent decisions from the Court of Appeal and EAT on territorial scope of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and the Equality Act 2010 download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 2-Oct-2014

A US employee working 49 per cent of his time in the UK failed to establish that he fell within the territorial scope of UK employment law to pursue claims of unfair dismissal.

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Can a ‘third party’ adjudicate against you? download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 2-Oct-2014

Can the rights of a ‘third party’ be determined by adjudication under an express term contained within an agreement between the original contracting parties?

Austria: extension of the threshold regulation until the year 2016 download subscription

Schoenherr 2-Oct-2014

The ‘threshold regulation’ adjusting the sub-thresholds of the Austrian Procurement Act (BVergG) will be extended once again, namely for two more years.

New reporting obligations for companies incorporated in mainland China download subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 2-Oct-2014

We recommend that the China affiliates of multinational companies become familiar with the Disclosure System to comply with the disclosure obligations.

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The FCA marches down the road to competition concurrency download subscription

Dentons 16-Jul-2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is currently preparing for the award of concurrent competition enforcement powers on 1 April 2015.

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Changes to the architecture of design law weblink subscription

Walker Morris 2-Oct-2014

This article highlights some of the major changes to design rights that came into force on 1 October 2014.

Pensions Matter — October 2014: case law round-up weblink subscription

Walker Morris 2-Oct-2014

This case law round-up focuses on two cases: Dawson (PO-596) and Chapman (PO-597).

Lehman Brothers pension scheme — £184m settlement weblink subscription

Walker Morris 2-Oct-2014

The Pensions Regulator has finally reached a compromise in respect of the Financial Support Directions it issued in connection with the Lehman Brothers pension scheme.

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Recent decisions from the Court of Appeal and EAT on territorial scope of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and the Equality Act 2010 download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 2-Oct-2014

A US employee working 49 per cent of his time in the UK failed to establish that he fell within the territorial scope of UK employment law to pursue claims of unfair dismissal.

High Court considers whether assessment of bonus pool involved contractual discretion download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 2-Oct-2014

A recent case highlights the importance of ensuring that terms used in a formula to determine whether or not bonus payments are payable are clearly understood by the parties involved.

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Can a ‘third party’ adjudicate against you? download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 2-Oct-2014

Can the rights of a ‘third party’ be determined by adjudication under an express term contained within an agreement between the original contracting parties?

VAT on independent business review costs not recoverable download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 2-Oct-2014

The VAT payable on IBR advice provided by PricewaterhouseCoopers on the restructure of Airtours Holiday Transport was not recoverable. 

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