PRIIPS regulation download subscription

Wildgen 26-Feb-2015

Regulation (EU) No 1286/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 November 2014 regards key information documents for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products.

When does a duty to offer a suitable alternative vacancy to a woman on maternity leave arise? download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 26-Feb-2015

The recent case of Sefton Borough Council v Wainwright clarified the position. This case is especially relevant to employers who propose making redundancies in connection with a restructuring process.

In what circumstances can reasonable adjustments not be made? download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 26-Feb-2015

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruling in Dyer v London Ambulance NHS Trust is a rare example of a case where no “reasonable adjustments” could be made to the workplace.

Key information document for packaged retail investment and insurance products download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 25-Feb-2015

Retail consumers and investors across the EU will have to be provided with standardised information when considering purchasing an investment product.

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East or West? Business services professionals go global download subscription

Totum 20-Feb-2015

The recent Dentons-Dacheng merger has reminded Totum of how dramatic the shifts in international recruitment have become.

Fuel oil, pirates and strict liability: Trafigura Beheer v Navigazione Montanari download subscription

20 Essex Street 19-Feb-2015

The case is of particular interest to those involved in the energy, commodities, shipping and transportation markets.

Keep your enemies closer: the dos and don’ts of business negotiation download subscription

Herzog Fox & Neeman 18-Feb-2015

What guides the ego-driven type of lawyer is not the desire to close the deal but rather the will to win the debate, and this turns them into inefficient negotiators.

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.

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Big Data, big deal? download subscription

Shoosmiths 26-Feb-2015

The first week of each New Year sees the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) roll into Las Vegas, providing an annual glimpse into the future of consumer technology.

Whistleblowers in the Swiss banking sector: legal hurdles to co-operating with foreign governments download subscription

Bär & Karrer 25-Feb-2015

An overview of the main Swiss criminal law provisions that prohibit the theft and disclosure of banking information to foreign authorities or courts, and how they have been applied to whistleblowers in recent cases.

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.

Run over by shoplifter in parking lot, retail employee may sue download subscription

Dentons 25-Feb-2015

A retail employee who helped pursue a shoplifter, in violation of the employer’s workplace violence policy, could sue the employer and a supervisor in the courts for her injury.

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Local content in Kenya’s oil and gas industry download subscription

Dentons 25-Feb-2015

Court of Appeal confirms construction of in-transit loss clause in a voyage charter party weblink subscription

Ince & Co 23-Feb-2015

The Court of Appeal has confirmed the meaning of the expression “in-transit loss” in a voyage charter party in the Trafigura Beheer case.

Global employment briefing: South Africa, January 2015 download subscription

Eversheds 14-Jan-2015 | Updated: 13-Feb-2015

Increased protection for temporary agency, fixed-term and part-time workers is the main theme of this update.

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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.

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.

Saudi Arabia update download subscription

Dentons 25-Feb-2015

Saudisation restrictions have eased and the Wage Protection System is to enter its sixth phase.

Third annual Israeli environmental performance index published download

Herzog Fox & Neeman 24-Feb-2015

Israel has published  the results of its annual Environmental Impact Index, as usual capturing the interest of media and investors.

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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. 

Why is independent legal advice necessary? download subscription

Gateley 27-Feb-2015

When a lender asks for a personal guarantee, it usually comes with the requirement that the proposed guarantor seeks independent legal advice.

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.

Changes to calculating affordable housing contributions – a helping hand to smaller developers? download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 27-Feb-2015

The NPPG includes a proposal that a financial credit should be applied to affordable housing contributions where buildings are brought back into use or demolished in order to allow redevelopment.

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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.

Fuel oil, pirates and strict liability: Trafigura Beheer v Navigazione Montanari download subscription

20 Essex Street 19-Feb-2015

The case is of particular interest to those involved in the energy, commodities, shipping and transportation markets.

Keep your enemies closer: the dos and don’ts of business negotiation download subscription

Herzog Fox & Neeman 18-Feb-2015

What guides the ego-driven type of lawyer is not the desire to close the deal but rather the will to win the debate, and this turns them into inefficient negotiators.

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.

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