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Update from UK Information Commissioner’s Office download subscription

Dentons 23-Jul-2014

Christopher Graham spoke at the recent Privacy Laws & Business Conference in Cambridge, UK. Here is an update of the main points.

Brussels IV — cross-border successions download subscription

Collyer Bristow 14-Jul-2014

Statistics suggest that more than 450,000 cross-border successions occur in the EU every year, representing a value estimated to be worth more than €120bn.

Russia moves to ban exports of personal data download subscription

Dentons 9-Jul-2014

The Russian Parliament has just passed new rules requiring the personal data of Russians to be stored in Russia.

New system for the purchase and sale of real estate in Croatia for Russian citizens download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 8-Jul-2014

The Croatian Ministry of Justice has recently changed its practice and has begun consenting to the purchase of real estate in Croatia by Russian citizens.

New General Block Exemption guidance published weblink subscription

Walker Morris 8-Jul-2014

On 1 July 2014, BIS published new guidance on how to apply the new EU General Block Exemption Regulation.

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Is obesity a disability? download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 23-Jul-2014

The question of whether obesity constitutes a disability was recently considered by the advocate-general of the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Morbid obesity may amount to a ‘disability’ download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 18-Jul-2014

Obesity is a growing problem in modern society. For the first time, the European Court of Justice is considering issues concerning obesity-based discrimination.

Outstanding holiday entitlement on death download subscription

No5 Chambers 9-Jul-2014

Richard Adkinson considers the ruling of the First Chambers of the CJEU in Gülay Bollacke v K + K Klaas & Kock BV & Co KG.

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Shipping E-Brief — summer 2014: key legal decisions and developments in shipping weblink subscription

Ince & Co 24-Jul-2014

The Shipping E-Brief is a quarterly publication providing information on key legal decisions and developments in shipping and related business areas.

The UCITS V Directive is adopted download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 24-Jul-2014

After the publication of the CSSF Circular 14/587 on UCITS depositaries last week, it is now the European legislator’s turn to adopt new rules on UCITS depositaries.

Financial Regulatory Developments (FReD) — 18 July 2014: FSB proposes recommendations on forex fix; and more download subscription

Dentons 21-Jul-2014

Dentons has released the 18 July 2014 issue of its Financial Regulatory Developments (FReD) publication.

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Europe: Italian tax changes in relation to Italian banking arrangements download subscription

Eversheds 22-Jul-2014

International industrial and manufacturing businesses that have Italian businesses or subsidiaries with banking facilities in Italy should be aware of recent Italian tax changes.

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Pension Risk — market update: July 2014 download subscription

Allen & Overy 22-Jul-2014

This year is expected to be a bumper year for pension risk transfer in the UK.

New Ukraine/Russia sanctions download subscription

Allen & Overy 21-Jul-2014

The OFAC has imposed a new set of ‘sectoral sanctions’ against two Russian energy firms and two Russian banks pursuant to Executive Order 13662.

Time for a new home? Redomiciling businesses in UK and Ireland download subscription

Allen & Overy 16-Jul-2014

The high number of companies eyeing acquisitions or ventures that will allow them to redomicile their business in the UK and Ireland is a major theme of this report.

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Shipping E-Brief — summer 2014: key legal decisions and developments in shipping weblink subscription

Ince & Co 24-Jul-2014

The Shipping E-Brief is a quarterly publication providing information on key legal decisions and developments in shipping and related business areas.

The Data Protection Act: a stone to sling at the Facebook Goliath? download subscription

Collyer Bristow 23-Jul-2014

The recently reported and much criticised Facebook survey deliberately manipulated almost 700,000 account-holder newsfeeds and monitored the results.

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Shipping E-Brief — summer 2014: key legal decisions and developments in shipping weblink subscription

Ince & Co 24-Jul-2014

The Shipping E-Brief is a quarterly publication providing information on key legal decisions and developments in shipping and related business areas.

RiskMap Report 2014 — an authoritative guide to business risk in the year ahead download subscription

Control Risks 22-Jul-2014

In RiskMap 2014, Control Risks forecasts the major challenges and opportunities of doing business in the world’s most complex environments next year.

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