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The murky world of litigation budgets, recoveries and the proportionality sword download subscription

IBB Solicitors 30-Jan-2015

The Jackson reforms were supposed to cut costs and, in principle, this process worked in Thomas Pink Ltd v Victoria’s Secret UK Ltd.

Contaminated blood victims set to sue the government for compensation download subscription

IBB Solicitors 30-Jan-2015

Victims of a blood scandal that saw some 30,000 people infected with Hepatitis C from contaminated blood transfusions in the 1970s and 1980s are set to sue the Government,

Conduct set to be tightly pre-packed download subscription

Gateley 30-Jan-2015

With a pre-pack, the ability of the insolvency practitioner to sell a company’s assets without the approval of creditors – continues to be the main criticism of the practice

Ryanair flying high at the CJEU download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 30-Jan-2015

CJEU rules when the owner of a database is free, subject to national law, to adopt contractual terms and conditions governing its use.

Insolvency litigation alert — January 2015 download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 30-Jan-2015

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s dedicated insolvency litigation team bring you their monthly update on the cases and issues affecting the insolvency and fraud investigation industry. 

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Enforcing contracts: the importance of careful implementation download subscription

Dentons 30-Jan-2015

In an Ontario Divisional Court decision the issue was the application of a termination clause in an employment contract where the employer violated the contract in the course of the termination.

Tax update — January 2015 download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 30-Jan-2015

The Luxembourg Budget law, abolition of the witholding tax system and a new circular on benefits-in-kind, plus more.

Measures for distressed undertakings of strategic interest download subscription

NCTM 30-Jan-2015

In Italy, measures have been taken to preserve the continuity of operation of industrial plants of national strategic interest.

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Tax update — January 2015 download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 30-Jan-2015

The Luxembourg Budget law, abolition of the witholding tax system and a new circular on benefits-in-kind, plus more.

China proposes major reform of its inbound foreign investment regime download subscription

Minter Ellison 30-Jan-2015

On 19 January 2015, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) published the draft PRC Foreign Investment Law (the ‘Draft’) along with an explanation paper, and called for opinions from the public.

Court sets aside arbitration award for serious irregularity weblink subscription

Ince & Co 29-Jan-2015

Lorand Shipping Ltd v Davof Trading (Africa) BV (Ocean Glory) is a rare example of a successful challenge to an arbitration award on the ground of serious irregularity under Section 68 of the Arbitration Act 1996.

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Union recognition — what choices do I have? Part two download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 8-Oct-2014

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s expert employment team considers in detail the primary issues an employer faces once a CAC application has been accepted.

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Australian tax alert: bitcoin and cryptocurrencies — why the GST law should change download subscription

DLA Piper 13-Jan-2015

The Australian Taxation Office released a draft ruling on the Goods and Services Tax treatment of bitcoin transactions on 20 August 2014. 

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Real Estate Briefings

Environmental protection and enhancement fee application due 2 February 2015 download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 30-Jan-2015

City of Belgrade requires businesses to pay an environmental protection and enhancement fee

Insolvency litigation alert — January 2015 download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 30-Jan-2015

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s dedicated insolvency litigation team bring you their monthly update on the cases and issues affecting the insolvency and fraud investigation industry. 

Burned once again — new tax changes affecting international investors download subscription

Collyer Bristow 30-Jan-2015

Before Thursday 7 May 2015, the date of the next general election, the Conservative Liberal Alliance will make a number of changes to the UK tax regime as it applies to international investors.

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Energy Briefings

Saudi Arabia Update 2015: shop opening hours law proposal; expansion of court system in Riyadh; and more download subscription

Dentons 28-Jan-2015

Dentons has released the January 2015 edition of its Saudi Arabia Update.

UK Parliament votes against moratorium on fracking — but there may be a catch download subscription

Dentons 28-Jan-2015

The House of Commons debate on the Infrastructure Bill did not result in the introduction of the explicit moratorium on further attempts to develop a UK shale gas industry.

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