Private trust companies in the Cayman Islands download subscription

Mourant Ozannes 15-Sep-2014

A private trust company is a privately owned corporate trustee whose sole purpose is to act as trustee to a trust or group of ‘connected’ trusts.

North Sea M&A — recent trends download subscription

Dentons 12-Sep-2014

The offshore oil and gas industry in the North Sea is experiencing a defining period in its history.

Bankruptcy sales for distressed hospitals: four questions to ask before you begin download subscription

DLA Piper 12-Sep-2014

Over the last several years, a wide range of healthcare companies have faced financial distress as a result of declining revenues and high operating costs.

Video: how to merge charities — the process and legal implications of a merger download weblink subscription

IBB Solicitors 11-Sep-2014

It is not always an easy journey for charities to merge and early planning and preparation is essential to make sure that you smooth the path as much as you possibly can.

BWB Briefing for Charities and Social Enterprises — Law Commission reports on charity law reform programme; and more download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 11-Sep-2014

Bates Wells Braithwaite has released the 9 September issue of the BWB Briefing for Charities and Social Enterprises.

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Compulsory equal-pay audits — giving equal-pay law more bite weblink subscription

Walker Morris 15-Sep-2014

The draft Equality Act 2010 (Equal Pay Audits) Regulations 2014 are due to come into force on 1 October 2014.

Surgeons and doctors ‘likely to cause road accidents due to stress and tiredness’ download subscription

Neil Hudgell Solicitors 12-Sep-2014

Analysis compiled by has found nine of the 10 occupations that cause the most accidents on the road to be medical workers.

Gariepy: when is a director’s resignation effective? download subscription

Dentons 12-Sep-2014

In Gariepy v the Queen, the Tax Court considered whether two directors had effectively resigned from their positions.

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North Sea M&A — recent trends download subscription

Dentons 12-Sep-2014

The offshore oil and gas industry in the North Sea is experiencing a defining period in its history.

Patent wars: can the energy industry avoid them? download subscription

DLA Piper 11-Sep-2014

The growth of R&D budgets and the increase in the number of patents issued to energy companies will likely result in a rise in patent disputes between competitors in the energy sector.

Intellectual Property and Technology News — state biosimilars laws are evolving; surviving a trademark opposition challenge; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 11-Sep-2014

DLA Piper has released issue 23 of its Intellectual Property and Technology News, which reports on worldwide developments in IP and technology law.

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Fundamental corporate tax reform in Switzerland download subscription

Eversheds 21-Jul-2014

Food and drink businesses that have headquarters in Switzerland or commissionaire arrangements are likely to be affected by the changes.

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United States v Microsoft — how private is your cloud? download subscription

Kemp Little 10-Sep-2014

For a number of years, one of the most hotly debated topics involving cloud computing has been around the security, confidentiality and integrity of data.

New remuneration rules download subscription

Kemp Little 5-Sep-2014

The new remuneration rules proposed in the joint consultation will affect all firms that are dual regulated by the PRA and the FCA.

Silicon Valley giants tied up in wage-fixing suit download subscription

Kemp Little 3-Sep-2014

Four of the world’s largest technology companies hit the headlines recently when they settled a $324m class action, but the settlement was later overturned in the courts.

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The rise of article 8 ECHR defences to possession claims — introductory tenancies weblink subscription

Walker Morris 15-Sep-2014

Southend-On-Sea Borough Council v Armour is a tenancy repossession case in which the tenant invoked a successful article 8 defence.

V (as Administratrix of the Estate of A) v The Minister for Health and Social Services download subscription

Mourant Ozannes 15-Sep-2014

The Royal Court of Jersey has concluded that it has power under its inherent jurisdiction to sanction a compromised settlement of litigation reached by the plaintiff on behalf of a minor.

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Luxembourg reforms its bearer shares regime download subscription

Wildgen 15-Sep-2014

On 16 July 2014, Luxembourg adopted the law concerning the compulsory deposit and immobilisation of shares and units in bearer form.

New Luxembourg Institute of Intellectual Property download subscription

Wildgen 15-Sep-2014

For many years, Luxembourg has positioned itself as a welcoming place for innovative companies in an objective of diversification.

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