Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises, 18 November 2015: deregulating lotteries; and more download subscription
Also: Kids Company; academy schools; and more
No crystal ball required: City Link directors found not guilty download subscription
Failure to warn of mass redundancies case collapses.
What lessons can Guernsey’s compliance industry take from the Jardine case? download subscription
The case of Jardine and STM Fiduciaire is the first prosecution of its kind in the Channel Island, raising concerns across the regulatory and compliance industry.
Lawyer 2B autumn 2015 digital edition subscription
Face-to-face with a superstar defence lawyer; helping disability claimants; working for the most hated clients in the country; and more
The Magna Carta and the Criminal Court charge download subscription
Part 2A of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 appears to erode those a number of the principles held by the Magna Carta.
Banking and Finance Briefings
Luxembourg: a heavier compliance burden download subscription
New law will substantially increase the compliance burden on funds and banks
Cyprus ship mortgages: an effective way to secure your financing. download subscription
A widely used tool for securing the repayment of a loan or any other financial obligation of shipping companies towards their creditors is the creation of a mortgage over a ship in favour of the said creditor.
Jersey: the Ombudsman cometh download subscription
A Q&A, now that Jersey’s first Financial Services Ombudsman has started work.
Uzbekistan TMT review download subscription
The various technology, media and telecommunications industries are treated as strategic industries in Uzbekistan, and special attention has been paid to TMT by the government in recent years.
Defamation claims fall download subscription
Down by 27 per cent last year.
IP Matters, Nov 2015: the footballer and the bad doll; the Batmobile Gotham deserves; and more subscription
Also: ’Make America Great Again’ TM; another triumpph for Jay Z; and more
From the firm of the week
Questions asked in 'no ashes after baby cremation' case download subscription
The ashes were found stored at a funeral directors 10 years later.
‘They just think I’m crazy’: Employers are failing to adequately support brain injury sufferers in the UK download subscription
Without adequate support, reintegration to the workplace can be difficult and costly.
Personal injury: choose your dentist with care download subscription
£540,000 compensation paid to Hudgell clients in past 12 months for sub-standard dentistry
Burden of restitution of confiscated property is being transferred from the state to the investors.
Also: Do you have to return the deposit when you issue a Section 21; and more
Insolvency and restructuring Briefings
A creditors guide to Guernsey insolvency download subscription
The options, including a useful Q&A section.
Croatia: accelerated bankruptcy proceedings download subscription
The recently adopted Croatian Bankruptcy Act sets out a new integrated pre-bankruptcy and bankruptcy regime.
A study published recently by PwC looking at the global state of information security shows that many organisations lack both clear leadership and strategies for tackling the security threats they face.
Gibraltar’s Marrache case has been staggeringly expensive and bitterly disruptive, embroiling government and financial authorities in the scandal. Will the jurisdiction emerge stronger as a result?
The regions might stand shoulder-to-shoulder with London on criminal justice issues but there is everything to fight for when it comes to commercial work
If criminal law practitioners, incensed by the Law Society’s pliancy to legal aid cuts, pass a motion of no confidence, they will open the way for more regulatory change
Legal aid changes could have a serious impact on junior barristers
Leading lawyers outline the challenges faced in managing and controlling risk in the wake of globalisation and ever more intrusive regulation