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IPO Watch — 19 January 2015 download subscription

Kemp Little 20-Jan-2015

2014 ended up being a bumper year for Tech IPOs across the globe, but can the momentum continue into 2015?

The government's Red Tape Challenge download subscription

Kemp Little 20-Jan-2015

This article takes a brief look at three of the main corporate aspects of the latest version of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill.

Insurance business transfer schemes in Jersey download subscription

Mourant Ozannes 19-Jan-2015

This briefing provides an introduction to the factors that determine whether a Jersey insurance business transfer scheme is required and an outline of the procedure for the transfer of insurance business in Jersey.

US Federal Trade Commission revises Hart-Scott-Rodino and interlocking directorate thresholds for 2015 download subscription

Dentons 19-Jan-2015

The US FTC announced the new, revised jurisdictional thresholds for reporting transactions pursuant to the Hart Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.

Video: Diagnosing bribery risk download weblink subscription

PwC 19-Jan-2015

This video provides specific, practical advice based on real-life experience on how to conduct an effective bribery risk assessment.

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The Smith Commission: draft Scotland clauses download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 23-Jan-2015

The UK Government published draft legislation on 22 January that aims to implement the recommendations of the Smith Commission for further devolution to Scotland.

Wearable technology in the workplace download subscription

Kemp Little 23-Jan-2015

Despite the efforts of The Apprentice candidates, wearable technology is no laughing matter; this £450m industry is becoming increasingly popular, both in and outside the workplace.

Tweeting hell! download subscription

Gateley 23-Jan-2015

The behaviour of employees on social media and an employer’s ability to discipline inappropriate behaviour has been a hot topic for some time.

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The Smith Commission: draft Scotland clauses download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 23-Jan-2015

The UK Government published draft legislation on 22 January that aims to implement the recommendations of the Smith Commission for further devolution to Scotland.

Act today… literally! Energy performance of non-domestic buildings download subscription

Gateley 16-Jan-2015

The Department for Communities and Local Government has announced that it intends to publish approximately 723,000 records relating to the energy performance of non-domestic buildings.

Onsite energy generation — key considerations for developers and main contractors download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 15-Jan-2015

Paul Green, energy construction partner, sets out some of the issues faced by developers and main contractors in procuring onsite energy facilities.

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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 tax issues for global M&A transactions download subscription

Minter Ellison 23-Jan-2015

This briefing sets out some high level issues to consider on a global M&A deal where the target is an Australian company or business or where downstream Australian subsidiaries are involved.

Tax tasks and resolutions for 2015 download subscription

Minter Ellison 23-Jan-2015

In this article, partner Karen Payne and senior associate Vasuki Sivaloganathan of Minter Ellison outline some important tax-related tasks for your business this year.

Federal Court provides further guidance for patent licences download subscription

Minter Ellison 13-Jan-2015

The Federal Court of Australia has announced two decisions that provide additional guidance to parties to a patent licence.

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Court of Appeal confirms no English celebrity image right but Topshop’s Rihanna T-shirt was passing off download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 23-Jan-2015

The Court of Appeal has delivered its decision in the litigation between Rihanna and Topshop, upholding the trial judge’s finding that Topshop’s unauthorised use of Rihanna’s image on a T-shirt was passing off.

Do not disclose: the problem of internet anonymity download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 23-Jan-2015

In this article, Shepherd & Wedderburn reviews a recent decision of the Inner House, which refused to order disclosure of the identity of two anonymous users of the Tripadvisor website.

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Australian tax issues for global M&A transactions download subscription

Minter Ellison 23-Jan-2015

This briefing sets out some high level issues to consider on a global M&A deal where the target is an Australian company or business or where downstream Australian subsidiaries are involved.

Re Danka Business Systems plc; Ricoh Europe Holdings BV & Ors v Spratt & Anor download subscription

Mourant Ozannes 22-Jan-2015

The recent English Court of Appeal ruling in Re Danka Business Systems plc considers how insolvency practitioners ought to deal with contingent claims.

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