Triumph for transparency or snooper’s charter? download subscription

Collas Crill 3-Jul-2015

Will a workable register of people with significant control succeed in balancing the interests of businesses, investors and the public?

The dangers of working at heights weblink subscription

Walker Morris 3-Jul-2015

There has been a raft of recent cases where the Health and Safety Executive has successfully prosecuted individuals and firms who have permitted staff and others to suffer injury while working at height.

Bosses ‘should relax dress codes’ during heatwave download subscription

B P Collins 2-Jul-2015

With no legal limit for working in warm temperatures, businesses are being urged to let their employees wear casual clothes during this week’s heatwave.  

Dress shorts in the sunshine download subscription

Gateley Plc 2-Jul-2015

The prospect of ’scorching’ weather has led to appeals from the TUC for employers to allow staff to dress down and wear cooler clothes for the office.

Global index ranks countries best equipped to thrive in the face of unprecedented change download subscription

KPMG 1-Jul-2015

The 2015 KPMG Change Readiness Index highlights the impact of inclusive growth and income inequality on the capacity for responding to change.

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Widespread adoption of data and analytics among businesses, yet many challenged to derive value from the data download subscription

KPMG 3-Jul-2015

A KPMG report highlights a growing gap between how businesses currently use D&A and their ability to apply it to untapped areas of rich opportunity.

New Rules of the Superior Courts deal with changes introduced by the Companies Act 2014 download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 3-Jul-2015

This article provides some examples of the changes to the Rules of the Superior Courts.

Chancellor urged to back small firms download subscription

B P Collins 3-Jul-2015

George Osborne is being urged to improve the landscape for small businesses, ahead of the Budget.

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Litigants in person: essential new guidelines weblink subscription

Walker Morris 3-Jul-2015

Guidelines for lawyers have been issued in response to increasing numbers of individuals representing themselves in court. Rebecca Courtney explains how the guidelines can help to ensure the smooth running of cases involving litigants in person.

HCA International v CMA – when it's time to start afresh download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 3-Jul-2015

The Court of Appeal looked at when a public body is required to appoint new decision makers where a decision has been held to be unlawful and is remitted to the body to be retaken.

FCA swaps review: has the independent reviewer fulfilled its function to ensure a fair and reasonable outcome? download subscription

Collyer Bristow 2-Jul-2015

Holmcroft Properties’ case was included in the review process which the FCA agreed with Barclays (and other banks) the banks should undertake to provide redress to customers who had been missold IRHP.

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Retail finance round-up –18 June 2015: legal, regulatory and industry developments download subscription

Eversheds 29-Jun-2015

Eversheds’ retail finance briefing is designed to keep you up to date with the latest legal, regulatory and industry developments affecting the retail finance industry.

Money laundering: no civil liability for suspicions reported in good faith download subscription

Eversheds 25-Jun-2015

Welcome additional form of protection for financial institutions and their employees.

Fair and Effective Markets Review: 21 recommendations on forex trading download subscription

Eversheds 24-Jun-2015

Stress on individual accountability and firms’ collective responsibility to avoid recurrence of “ethical drift”.

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Real Estate Briefings

GRATA newsletter, June 2015: Forex trading rules; withdrawal of land plots; and founding of arbitration court download subscription

GRATA Law Firm 1-Jul-2015

This newsletter offers information on new Forex trading rules, the procedure of withdrawal of land plots from real estate developers, and the founding of an arbitration court in the sphere of intellectual prope

Pension pot investors help to boost property prices download subscription

B P Collins 1-Jul-2015

According to recent statistics, Gerrards Cross has the most expensive postcode in Buckinghamshire, with average house prices of nearly £1m.

Buying and owning a French residential property in 2015 download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 30-Jun-2015

This brochure looks at the tax aspects of buying and owning a property in France in 2015 in line with the most recent tax changes. 

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Financial services Briefings

Special purpose acquisition companies: SPAC to the future download subscription

Collas Crill 3-Jul-2015

Special purpose acquisition companies (‘SPACs’) or ‘cash shells’ are back in fashion. We are seeing greater interest than ever before in the use of these vehicles.

Reduction of capital without court approval now possible for Jersey companies download subscription

Ogier 2-Jul-2015

A summary of the new out-of-court procedures for reductions of capital.

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