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Capital gains of non-French tax residents download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 6-May-2015

Principle of the free movement of capital upheld in recent decision.

Tenancy deposits – relief for RP landlords download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 6-May-2015

Registered provider landlords don’t need to worry about re-protecting deposits once the tenancy becomes a statutory periodic tenancy, but it is important they act quickly.

UK retirees are ‘giving while living’ download subscription

B P Collins 5-May-2015

Higher living costs mean retirees are handing out their inheritance to family and friends much earlier than planned.

Where will the enforcement vote go? download subscription

The Sheriffs Office 1-May-2015

Moves to stop the enforcement of debts by way of taking control of goods could be on the way, and other factors enforcement professionals should consider.

Land and tax reform in Scotland: changes for mortgage lenders download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 28-Apr-2015

In the wake of the ‘No’ vote in the Scottish Referendum, Scots solicitors and civil servants alike returned to those comfort zones of reform – land and tax.

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Banking and Finance Briefings

Bank recovery and resolution – ‘too big to fail’ no more download subscription

Baker & McKenzie 6-May-2015

New legislation has major implications for banks as well as for investors and counterparties

Funds: Luxembourg and the Chinese connection download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 5-May-2015

Luxembourg opens the door to China with approval of R-QFII UCITS funds.

Twitter’s $8bn value crash shows there’s little room for issuer error download subscription

Stewarts Law 1-May-2015

NASDAQ is responsible for running Twitter’s investor relations site, where earnings information was published early.

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Construction Briefings

School construction projects – contractor insolvency download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 6-May-2015

The decision to invest in a construction project is a major event for an educational establishment. So, if the contractor becomes insolvent, this can cause significant problems.

Adjudication matters – part one: be specific; whose rules?; allegations of bias; and more weblink subscription

Walker Morris 5-May-2015

Some interesting recent Technology and Construction Court cases that provide clarification on adjudication procedures and rules.

Construction disputes: how to avoid or manage them download subscription

Eversheds 29-Apr-2015

Tools that can be used to: minimise the risk of disputes; formulate and respond to claims; and resolve disputes. 

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Owning a French residential property in France: some tax considerations download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 10-Oct-2014

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s French tax experts address some of the main issues that individuals owning French residential property should consider.

From the firm of the week

Leeds United director’s porn email constituted breach of contract download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 28-Apr-2015

Leeds United was entitled to summarily sack their technical director when they discovered an email containing pornographic images, says High Court.

Technology assisted review (TAR) approved by the Irish Courts download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 28-Apr-2015

In disclosure exercises, by using TAR, we can dramatically shrink the pool of documents to be searched, resulting in significant cost and time savings.

Land and tax reform in Scotland: changes for mortgage lenders download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 28-Apr-2015

In the wake of the ‘No’ vote in the Scottish Referendum, Scots solicitors and civil servants alike returned to those comfort zones of reform – land and tax.

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Litigation Briefings

Insolvency litigation: directors can’t dodge liability with illegality defence download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 6-May-2015

The defence of illegality – which prevents a claimant from bringing a claim that arises out of its own illegal acts – can’t be used where the company is claiming against its directors. 

School construction projects – contractor insolvency download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 6-May-2015

The decision to invest in a construction project is a major event for an educational establishment. So, if the contractor becomes insolvent, this can cause significant problems.

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Family Briefings

Jersey trusts and divorce – submission and exclusion download subscription

Ogier 6-May-2015

Two judgments have provided some insight into the exercise of the Royal Court’s supervisory jurisdiction over Jersey trusts.

Privacy law and young people download subscription

Minter Ellison 5-May-2015

Guidance on issues in Australia plus legislative developments and interesting court decisions in other countries.

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