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Shale gas update: major changes for the 14th onshore oil and gas licensing round download subscription

Dentons 21-Aug-2014

The UK government has published application criteria and terms for the 14th onshore oil and gas licensing round, accompanied by new guidance.

Further developments for competition in the energy sector weblink subscription

Walker Morris 20-Aug-2014

Ofgem and DECC have jointly published an action plan of measures to encourage the growth of independent energy suppliers.

Private patient units download subscription

Stephenson Harwood 20-Aug-2014

It is widely expected that the trend of NHS hospitals seeking to establish or expand their private patient units offerings will continue.

Road traffic accidents remain cause for concern download subscription

Neil Hudgell Solicitors 20-Aug-2014

As part of a drive to reduce the number of road traffic accidents, traffic calming measures have been introduced in abundance throughout the UK.

How to claim compensation for medical, NHS and hospital negligence download subscription

IBB Solicitors 20-Aug-2014

The circumstances that may lead to a clinical negligence claim could be that you have had treatment that has not had the result that you expected.

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Redundancy selection criteria and making reasonable adjustments download subscription

Shoosmiths 21-Aug-2014

Two recent cases illustrate the importance of employers making reasonable adjustments for disabled employees placed at risk of redundancy.

How to deal with employees lying about their qualifications download subscription

Shoosmiths 21-Aug-2014

Shoosmiths looks at the legal implications of employees lying about their qualifications and how employers can guard against being misled.

Study warns of ‘management pay gap’ download subscription

B P Collins 21-Aug-2014

A female manager would have to work 14 years longer than a male counterpart to earn as much as them over a career, according to a new study.

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Banking and Finance Briefings

What’s in a name? Nothing, if there’s a number — what if the name and the BIC/account number don’t match? download subscription

Gateley 21-Aug-2014

Since 2007, all the major UK clearing banks have processed and routed electronic payments on the basis of sort code (or bank identifier code — BIC) and account number.

Lenders beware: the dangers of being a ‘shadow director’ download subscription

Gateley 20-Aug-2014

A shadow director may be someone who is openly involved in managing a company or someone who lurks ‘in the shadows’ behind the scenes. 

Calculations on ISDA close-out: Lehman Brothers Finance SA (in liquidation) v Sal Oppenheim jr & cie KGAA download subscription

Dentons 20-Aug-2014

This case provides further guidance in relation to how payment on early termination of a 1992 ISDA Master Agreement should be calculated where automatic early termination applies.

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English contract law: has the camel’s nose of ‘good faith’ crept under the tent flap? download subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 18-Jul-2014

Under the English Arbitration Act 1996, the grounds on which an English arbitration award can be challenged in court are very limited.

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Further developments for competition in the energy sector weblink subscription

Walker Morris 20-Aug-2014

Ofgem and DECC have jointly published an action plan of measures to encourage the growth of independent energy suppliers.

HMRC gets tough on tax avoidance schemes weblink subscription

Walker Morris 15-Aug-2014

The Finance Act 2014 will change the economics of using tax avoidance schemes by requiring payment of disputed tax upfront in cases involving numerous marketed tax management schemes,

Hot topics for the Groceries Code Adjudicator weblink subscription

Walker Morris 6-Aug-2014

The Groceries Code Adjudicator was established to investigate whether a ‘designated retailer’ has breached the Groceries Supply Code of Conduct.

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Redundancy selection criteria and making reasonable adjustments download subscription

Shoosmiths 21-Aug-2014

Two recent cases illustrate the importance of employers making reasonable adjustments for disabled employees placed at risk of redundancy.

Premier League kicks off new copyright clampdown download subscription

Shoosmiths 21-Aug-2014

The FAPL has issued a warning to people posting unofficial videos of goals online, stating that these videos are in ‘breach of copyright’.

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Guarantee or indemnity? Conclusive evidence clauses download subscription

Shoosmiths 21-Aug-2014

In a recent case, the court considered whether deeds intending to indemnify a factor’s losses under an invoice discounting agreement were an indemnity or a guarantee.

Strike out — getting rid of companies that are no longer required download subscription

Gateley 21-Aug-2014

Got a company you no longer need? Perhaps it’s time to think about getting rid of it, freeing yourself of the burden of administration that comes with all corporate entities.

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