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Amendments to Russian de-offshorisation law download subscription

GRATA Law Firm 24-Dec-2014

New amendments to the Russian Tax Code regarding de-offshorisation will enter into force on 1 January 2015.

Carrying on business and extra-provincial registration download subscription

Dentons 23-Dec-2014

All Canadian businesses that are incorporated must complete an extra-provincial registration if they ‘carry on business’ in a province other than the jurisdiction of incorporation.

IPO Watch: a look back at the year's capital market activity download subscription

Kemp Little 17-Dec-2014

Let’s look back over some of the capital market activity which captured the attention of the investors and the media this year.

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.

Institute of Chartered Accountants releases guidance on donations to a charity from its trading subsidiary download subscription

IBB Solicitors 16-Dec-2014

New guidelines say a trading subsidiary is not permitted to pay its parent charity a greater sum in Gift Aid than it has profits.

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Skill gaps ‘may hold back recruitment efforts’ download subscription

B P Collins 24-Dec-2014

A skills gap could hamper the recruitment efforts of companies and leave some vacancies unfilled next year, a new study suggests. The warning comes despite the intention among half the firms surveyed to recruit more staff over the coming 12 months. The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) asked 323 firms about their recruitment plans for 2015. Click on the link below to read the rest of the BP Collins briefing.

The UK Bribery Act: The practical difficulties for financial services companies download subscription

PwC 24-Dec-2014

    The practical difficulties facing companies wishing to implement a robust response to the UK Bribery Act should not be underestimated.  

Key employment law developments in 2014 download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 23-Dec-2014

Addleshaw Goddard looks back at the key legislative developments for 2014.

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Romania legal update: September-October 2014 download

Maravela & Asociatii 19-Dec-2014

Maravela’s newsletter sets out the main amendments and news pertaining to enactments and case law for Romania, September – October 2014. Contents: Agriculture Competition Energy and natural resources Regulatory and compliance Tax Click on the link below to read the rest of the Maravela briefing.

South Africa Energy Update: The Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill download subscription

Dentons 19-Dec-2014

The South African government has intends to move away from bilateral investment treaties (BITs), and to protect foreign investors by means of national legislation instead.

Do you have to be reasonable when exercising a contractual discretion? weblink subscription

Walker Morris 19-Dec-2014

This is a question that the courts have been asked to consider several times over the last few years and has been raised again in the case of Bluewater Energy Services BV v Mercon Steel Structures BV.

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Directors registration and licensing in the Cayman Islands download subscription

Conyers Dill & Pearman 10-Oct-2014

The government of Cayman has enacted the Directors Registration and Licensing Law 2014, which regulates directors of certain entities established in Cayman.

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Australian government seeking more efficient delivery of public sector functions through contestability download subscription

Minter Ellison 18-Dec-2014

On Monday 15 December the Australian government announced its ‘Efficiency through Contestability Programme’, as part of the mid-year economic and financial outlook. 

‘Single-sided’ derivatives reporting for Phase 3B entities download subscription

Minter Ellison 16-Dec-2014

The federal government has confirmed there will be ‘single-sided’ reporting for Phase 3B entities. 

2014 Hong Kong arbitration case round-up download subscription

Minter Ellison 12-Dec-2014

There were a number of court decisions in Hong Kong this year that continue to demonstrate the court’s non-interventionist pro-arbitration approach.

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High Court dismisses second judicial review challenge of the tribunal fees regime download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 23-Dec-2014

The High Court has dismissed UNISON’s second judicial review challenge of the tribunal fees system.

ECJ confirms that obesity may be a disability download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 23-Dec-2014

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has confirmed that obesity may be a disability where it: ‘entails a limitation resulting in particular from long-term physical, mental or psychological impairments which in interaction with various barriers may hinder the full and effective participation of the person concerned in professional life on an equal basis with other workers’ (Fag og Arbejde (FOA), acting on behalf of Karsten Kaltoft v Kommunernes Landsforening, acting on behalf of the ...

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Skill gaps ‘may hold back recruitment efforts’ download subscription

B P Collins 24-Dec-2014

A skills gap could hamper the recruitment efforts of companies and leave some vacancies unfilled next year, a new study suggests. The warning comes despite the intention among half the firms surveyed to recruit more staff over the coming 12 months. The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) asked 323 firms about their recruitment plans for 2015. Click on the link below to read the rest of the BP Collins briefing.

Key employment law developments in 2014 download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 23-Dec-2014

Addleshaw Goddard looks back at the key legislative developments for 2014.

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