Knock-for-knock liability in the offshore wind farm sector: why is it important and what issues do you need to be aware of? subscription
This article explores the knock-for-knock regime, highlights the key advantages of it and looks at some issues that parties should be aware of when drafting their contracts.
IRS announces major changes to offshore voluntary disclosure programme download subscription
The IRS has made a number of welcome adjustments to its streamlined procedures for non-residents of the US.
Explore — No. 2, May 2014: a magazine for the mining sector download subscription
Explore is DLA Piper’s magazine for the mining sector, which provides a selection of insights from the global mining team.
Addressing the tax challenges of the digital economy: OECD BEPS Action 1 Discussion Draft download subscription
On 24 March, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development issued BEPS Action 1: Address the Tax Challenges of the Digital Economy.
In this video interview, Dentons energy partner Clint Vince discusses how developments and innovations in the energy sector are affecting companies.
Mime is money: email management subscription
Wealth Structuring 20:20 2014 subscription
2014 global data centre market report subscription
Inertia over: how Twitter is now grasping the nettle subscription
Beneficiaries and the disclosure of trust documents subscription
In Germany, new rules specifically designed to regulate the limits of working hours in the offshore industry came into effect on 1 August 2013.
Information governance: a very modern problem download subscription
Once considered a problem too complex and expensive to solve, information governance is experiencing a rebirth.
Executive share plans: guide to executive share plans to motivate a broad range of employees download subscription
This guide highlights the variety of share plans in the market and illustrates the way in which these can be tailored to meet specific requirements as needed.
Banking and Finance Briefings
Investing in the future — how megatrends are reshaping the future of the investment management industry download subscription
The world in which we live and work is changing rapidly, driven by a number of deeply rooted forces — megatrends.
IASB moving towards an international accounting standard download subscription
The IASB has brought the publication of an IFRS closer to realisation. But critical decisions remain to be addressed.
Rulefinder Marketing Restrictions hits 50th jurisdiction milestone and enhances content download subscription
RMR provides detailed information on the restrictions applicable where an OFI markets or sells a range of financial products and services on a cross-border basis.
Pre-nuptial agreements: wedding bells or alarm bells? download subscription
Most enter into a life-long commitment with little regard for the financial consequences of their relationship breaking down.
From the firm of the week
Getting it right: how to make a successful application for the appointment of provisional liquidators download subscription
The main job of a judge is to determine and uphold rights of property ownership, so applications to appoint provisional liquidators tend to go against the judicial grain.
MOrsel: States of Jersey vote to adopt a series of ‘family-friendly’ rights download subscription
The States of Jersey have passed an amendment to the Employment (Jersey) Law 2003, incorporating a number of ‘family-friendly’ rights into the legislation.
Cayman Islands Exempted Limited Partnership Law 2014 download subscription
A long-anticipated overhaul of the Cayman Islands Exempted Limited Partnership Law was enacted on 2 July 2014. This article summarises the key changes.
Privy Council hands down judgment in claim against redeemed investors by liquidators of Fairfield Sentry download subscription
The Privy Council has handed down judgment in the claim brought by the liquidators of Fairfield Sentry against a number of redeemed investors.
International co-operation in cross-border insolvencies: smoothing the path for foreign liquidators in Hong Kong download subscription
A decision of the High Court of the Hong Kong SAR should make the task of liquidators of BVI, Cayman and other foreign companies more straightforward in the region.
Video: technology’s impact on business sectors subscription
In this video interview, partner Todd Daubert discusses the specific impact of technological advancement on four key sectors.
Jackson, legal aid cuts and pressure on fees have put the bar on course for a fractured future where commercial stars race ahead and others hit a dead end
A&O is the first magic circle firm to tiptoe into Canada but despite the strong economy, there is good reason why local players are not expecting a stampede
Entries for this year’s Lawyer Awards Funds Team of the Year saw innovative structures and many firsts for good causes
Israel’s conflict with Hamas-controlled Gaza is escalating. Is this a place where lawyers can still do international business?
Navigating the renewals maze for PII has only got harder. We provide a guide to the sector’s underwriters while brokers advise on the best line of action
With high training costs, retaining the best newly qualifieds makes good business sense. But why are some firms considerably better at it than others?
The Jackson reforms have left litigators negotiating the line between over and under-disclosure, while some are using the confusion as a strategic device
A maturing economy, political stability and innovations such as industry hubs make Dubai and Abu Dhabi inviting – if you can get your feet under the table