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.
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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
V (as Administratrix of the Estate of A) v The Minister for Health and Social Services download subscription
The Royal Court of Jersey has concluded that it has power under its inherent jurisdiction to sanction a compromised settlement of litigation reached by the plaintiff on behalf of a minor.
Private trust companies in the Cayman Islands download subscription
A private trust company is a privately owned corporate trustee whose sole purpose is to act as trustee to a trust or group of ‘connected’ trusts.
MOrsel: increased weekly pay for Jersey redundancy purposes download subscription
The Jersey minister for social security has approved an increase to the maximum week’s pay for statutory redundancy payments.
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.
North Sea M&A — recent trends download subscription
The offshore oil and gas industry in the North Sea is experiencing a defining period in its history.
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.
Which firms are cutting it in this era of slimline rosters, and who are the GC new brooms making clean sweeps? The Lawyer can reveal all
Italian M&A activity has hit a rough patch, forcing law firms to look for alternative sources of revenue
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Third-party funding is gaining credibility and more firms are willing to get in on the provider act, developing the market further
Document management technology is changing quickly, adding complexity to the efficiency versus security debate
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Scotland is in the grip of referendum fever. From the “proud to be Scottish, delighted to be united” sloganeering of the ‘Naws’, to the schismatic buttonholing of the ‘Ayes’, there’s no escaping the fact that something big is about to happen in Scottish politics.
Angola and Mozambique both benefit from oil and gas exploration but their by-product of needing modern and extensive infrastructure is creating new investment sources