Germanwings crash compensation: what we know download subscription
Some families are expected to get less than $100,000, while others will receive millions.
Patents: when Article 84 scrutiny is permitted in opposition proceedings download subscription
Welcome clarity from the European Patent Office as to the scope of claim ‘examination’ in the course of post-grant amendment proceedings.
Cyber vulnerability in wind turbines download subscription
A type of wind turbine that is deployed across the energy sector worldwide has been hacked.
Commission must be included in holiday pay download subscription
Employment Tribunal confirms that UK legislation can be interpreted in line with an earlier ECJ judgment.
Getting stung: it’s scam season again download subscription
You may have received an unsolicited email from a foreign company seeking a lawyer in your jurisdiction. Chances are it’s a fake.
Cayman FATCA portal opens for business download subscription
The Cayman Automatic Exchange of Information Portal is now open and a user guide is available to help smooth the process of making filings.
First credit bureaux established in West African Monetary Union states download subscription
The Central Bank of West African States has entrusted Cre´ditinfo VoLo with establishing the first credit bureaux in the member states of the West African Monetary Union.
Local content in Kenya’s oil and gas industry download subscription
Court of Appeal confirms construction of in-transit loss clause in a voyage charter party subscription
The Court of Appeal has confirmed the meaning of the expression “in-transit loss” in a voyage charter party in the Trafigura Beheer case.
Israel’s frustrating sanctions regime: common compliance pitfalls download subscription
Compliance hurdles have dismayed exporters. Lacking guidance, companies have developed robust trade policies and armed themselves with legal memoranda, opinions and even ’pre-rulings’ or ’quasi-licenses’
Beware: Israeli authorities are on the prowl for unsuspecting sanctions evaders download subscription
Amendments to Israeli sanctions legislation, the new Sanctions Bureau and increasingly resolute policies towards Iran and other countries all warrant enhanced compliance efforts.
Related party transactions for public joint stock companies download subscription
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.
Amendments to the tax code in Kazakhstan as effective since 1 January 2015 download subscription
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.
Top 10 things businesses should know about the Companies Act 2014 download subscription
With the Companies Act 2014 set to take effect on 1 June 2015, Ruairi Mulrean outlines the top 10 things every company director needs to know about it.
Jeremy Clarkson: an employment law perspective download subscription
Some interesting employment law points arise from the Jeremy Clarkson/BBC affair.
An engineer’s duties download subscription
When their house collapsed in November 2012, Mr Goldswain and Ms Hale were left in a terrible position.
Who controls your company? download subscription
The Government has published its response to a discussion paper published by BIS seeking views on the core elements of the register of people with significant control over UK companies.
Stack the odds in your favour: directors’ agreements and express terms download subscription
A director has been allowed to claim unpaid wages and compensation for constructive unfair dismissal from a company, despite there being no formal contract of employment.