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HMRC’s consultation on implementing a capital gains tax charge on non-residents disposing of UK residential property
The Chancellor announced in the 2013 Autumn Statement that capital gains tax on the disposal of UK residential property would be extended to non-UK residents.
M&A Weekly Update: controlling shareholder Listing Rule changes; Pfizer’s hostile takeover bid for AstraZeneca; and more
The FCA has published a final version of its changes to the UK’s Listing Rules, regulating controlling shareholders of premium listed companies.
Investment Management Update: FCA expectations for investment managers on dealing commission; and more
The Financial Conduct Authority has published Policy Statement PS 14/7 on changes to the rules on use of dealing commission.
M&A Weekly Update: effective service of a claim for breach of contract; changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code; and more
Macfarlanes has released its M&A Weekly Update for the period 25 April to 1 May 2014.
The 1992 version of the ISDA Master Agreement appears to have pre-dated the dawn of the email era.
Investment Management Update: FCA’s 2014 Risk Outlook; consumer complaints fall; European Parliament draft agenda; and more
The FCA has published its risk outlook for the year. The outlook is split into two parts entitled ‘drivers of risk’ and ‘the evolving risk landscape’.
The new ‘salaried member’ rules, which will treat members of an LLP as employees for tax purposes in certain circumstances, came into force on 6 April 2014.
Privilege denied — defendants’ attempts to withhold disclosure of documents on the grounds of litigation privilege rejected
In two recent cases, it has been held that professionally prepared correspondence and reports were not protected by litigation privilege.
The recently published FCA business plan and risk outlook for 2014 contain some instructive pointers for institutions on both the buy-side and the sell-side.
M&A Weekly Update: when is there a duty of good faith between contracting parties; prospectuses: acceptable languages; and more
Two cases decided last year raised concerns that the English judiciary were becoming more open to implying a duty of good faith into commercial contracts.
The High Court recently handed down its judgment in a caseregarding the use by the defendants of an image of Betty Boop and the word ‘Boop’ on merchandise.
The FCA’s newly published business plan envisages Thematic Reviews in a number of areas relevant to investment management...
Macfarlanes has published its Real Estate Legal Update for April 2014. It covers commercial rent arrears recovery and the law of private nuisance.
IORP II has a dual legislative basis: completion of the internal market in financial services and consumer protection.
M&A Weekly Update — need for clarity when drafting conditions to completion; new regime for consumer credit authorisation; and more
Macfarlanes has released its M&A Weekly Update for the period 21–27 March 2014.
This short note summarises what the EU is working towards when it comes to securities financing and rehypothecation transactions.
In over-the-counter financial instruments, phrases such as ‘commercially reasonable manner’ are often employed, often at the cost of speed and certainty for the parties to the transaction.
At the end of February 2014, the Law Commission released its long-awaited report titled ‘Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements’.
Financial Services Regulatory Update — FCA’s fourth quarterly consultation; FCA thematic review; and approval of final text of UCITS V
The Financial Conduct Authority has published its fourth quarterly consultation (CP14/4) in which it proposes amendments to certain parts of the FCA Handbook.
A recent High Court case highlights the risk in deriving comfort from FCA guidance and the importance of reviewing the underlying legislation.