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Global Employment Lawyer: unresolved issues in Egyptian labour law, tips for dealing with redundancy in China and more download subscription

Dentons 13-Feb-2015

Significant trends and developments in the area of global employment and labour law.

New Environment Agency enforcement approach to CRC and EU ETS download subscription

Dentons 11-Feb-2015

The Environment Agency has published a new annex to its Enforcement and Sanctions Guidance to cover breaches under the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme, EU Emissions Trading Scheme and climate change agreements.

Fruit machines and Blue Monkeys: can administrators be personally liable for converting ROT goods? download subscription

11 Stone Buildings 6-Feb-2015

The recent decision in Blue Monkey Gaming Ltd v Hudson & Ors provides some useful guidance for administrators and retention of title claimants.

Insolvencies fall to nine-year low download subscription

B P Collins 2-Feb-2015

Fewer than 100,000 people became insolvent last year — the first time the total figure has dipped below that threshold since 2005.

A quick guide to enforcement in the Cayman Islands download subscription

Mourant Ozannes 30-Jan-2015

A creditor who obtains a Cayman Islands judgment against a debtor for the payment of money has a number of options to enforce that judgment

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Britons should protect their digital legacy when drawing up a will download subscription

B P Collins 27-Feb-2015

People need to consider their digital legacy when drawing up a will. Only around 25% of online bank account holders have arranged for their details to be passed on.

Amendments to the tax code in Kazakhstan as effective since 1 January 2015 download subscription

GRATA Law Firm 26-Feb-2015

In 2014, 17 laws were adopted to amend the Code of Kazakhstan ‘On Taxes and Other Obligatory Payments to the Budget’. GRATA Law Firm provides a the brief review of main amendments.

BWB briefing for charities and social enterprise: proposals to increase thresholds for charity audit and more download

Bates Wells Braithwaite 26-Feb-2015

A round-up of developments in the charity sector.

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Offshore Case Digest: issue 8 download subscription

Conyers Dill & Pearman 25-Feb-2015

A high-level summary of the major commercial cases decided in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.

Cyber security update: SEC and FINRA publications, data breach at Anthem, LinkedIn settlement and more download subscription

Herzog Fox & Neeman 25-Feb-2015

HFN highlights several recent developments and trends in the cyber-security sphere which are expected to remain in regulatory focus during the course of the year.

US and UK share purchases – what’s the difference? download subscription

Gateley 25-Feb-2015

Ah, the UK and the US: two countries separated by a common language. And that’s definitely the case with share purchases where there are some subtle – and some fundamental – differences in the way the two jurisdictions approach the acquisition of a company.

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Bankruptcy — vesting of causes of action, hybrid claims and limitation download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 7-Oct-2014

On the making of a bankruptcy order, the bankrupt’s estate vests in the trustee in bankruptcy. However, it is not always clear exactly what falls within the bankrupt’s estate.

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Vehicle finance drives strong car sales download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 27-Feb-2015

Greg Standing looks at the different factors contributing to growth in UK car sales, the impact of PCP products on the industry and both the challenges and opportunities facing the industry in the future. 

Back to basics – signing your documents correctly download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 26-Feb-2015

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s non-contentious engineering and construction experts provide their top 10 tips for executing documents. 

Parallel imports: when it is permissible to rebrand goods to the trademark used in the importing EU member state? download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 26-Feb-2015

The Court of Appeal has returned its judgment in parallel imports case Speciality European Pharma v Doncaster Pharmaceuticals.

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Breaking news: ‘insolvency carve out’ continues… download subscription

Gateley 27-Feb-2015

It was announced in a written statement of the House of Commons that the exemption was to continue. 

Posting of standard operating procedure was not enough: OLRB refuses to suspend inspector’s training order download subscription

Dentons 27-Feb-2015

Employers often post new procedures in the workplace without providing formal training. A recent decision of the Ontario Labour Relations Board suggests that for some procedures posting is not enough; rather, training is required.

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Related party transactions for public joint stock companies download subscription

Dentons 27-Feb-2015

The Ministry of Economy issued a ministerial resolution in 2014 setting out new requirements with which public joint stock companies must comply before entering into a related party transaction.

RIP, RPI? download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 27-Feb-2015

Inflation has, in recent years, occupied an almost permanent slot in our news headlines.

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    Special report: Insolvency – The spillover effect

    Collapsed oil prices and Ebola have hit businesses hard, while European plans to copy UK restructuring tools could challenge British courts’ dominant role.

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    Barclays ready for battle over Dewey debts

    It is now two years since the collapse of mammoth firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. But the next chapter in the story of its dramatic spiral into crisis is about to emerge in lurid technicolour following a High Court trial last week.

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    Insolvency: Go for broke

    Restructuring firms anticipate a boom when UK interest rates get jacked up and from mandates coming from Asia