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BVI trusts: scope of powers of appointment download subscription

Carey Olsen 12-Nov-2015

The BVI is an increasingly popular jurisdiction for the establishment of trusts, but there remain relatively few reported decisions from the BVI Courts on questions of trust law.

Consequences of Safe Harbour judgment download subscription

Loyens & Loeff 11-Nov-2015

If no solution is reached with the US, EU data protection authorities will consider measures including co-ordinated enforcement 

Practical approach to pension rises download subscription

Gateley Plc 29-Oct-2015

the High Court has decided that the appropriate way to construe a pension increase clause in a scheme’s governing documents was the one which was most favourable to members.

Talk Talk: preparing the compensation claims download subscription

Hudgell Solicitors 29-Oct-2015

One customer got his email from Talk Talk 48 hours too late to protect himself.

Ireland: implications of the Companies Act for funds download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 9-Oct-2015

…and recommendations for their management companies.

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Banking and Finance Briefings

EBA bonus cap update on role-based allowances download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 27-Nov-2015

The EBA recently published an update on the use and classification of role-based allowances.

Luxembourg: a heavier compliance burden download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 25-Nov-2015

New law will substantially increase the compliance burden on funds and banks

Cyprus ship mortgages: an effective way to secure your financing. download subscription

Christodoulos G Vassiliades & Co 24-Nov-2015

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.

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Corporate Briefings

BVI Registry now offers premium services download subscription

Conyers Dill & Pearman 27-Nov-2015

Effective 1 December 2015, the British Virgin Islands Registry of Corporate Affairs will be offering premium services.

EBA bonus cap update on role-based allowances download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 27-Nov-2015

The EBA recently published an update on the use and classification of role-based allowances.

Insolvency: it's a matter of principle download subscription

Gateley Plc 27-Nov-2015

Insolvency Office Holder remuneration has caused recent controversy following reports to the Insolvency Service that fees charged did not represent value for money and service lacked quality and efficiency.

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Extra stamp duty for B2L investors download subscription

B P Collins 27-Nov-2015

People buying a second home or buy-to-let property will have to pay more stamp duty in future, it has been announced.

Proposed stamp duty changes for B2L and second homes download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 26-Nov-2015

In his Autumn Statement yesterday, the UK Chancellor announced an increase in the rate of stamp duty land tax

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Competition/EU Briefings

Serbia: post-privatisation law changes could put off investors download

JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic 26-Nov-2015

Burden of restitution of confiscated property is being transferred from the state to the investors.

Yandex v Google: antitrust case in Russia download subscription

GRATA Law Firm 24-Nov-2015

A case was opened with respect to Google Inc, Google Ireland Ltd and ??? Google upon an application of OOO Yandex.

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  • HSBC – allegations of fraud, Switzerland

    Switzerland – Shaken then spurred

    Tax evasion allegations and the uncapping of the Swiss franc have kept the country in the headlines recently, but it’s all good for lawyers.

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    Pensions – Don’t take pot luck

    April’s pensions reforms give UK pensioners wider choice but employers face greater responsibility over schemes. Firms must be ready with the right advice.