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SEBI introduces exemptions for companies undergoing insolvency

By Ashwin Bishnoi, Rohit Ambast Between 31 May to 1 June, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) amended a number of securities regulations to provide certain dispensations for listed companies undergoing the corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC). These amendments follow SEBI’s discussion paper of March […]

Case Study: Appleby Hope & Matthews improve productivity with ALB

By Norman Turvey Appleby Hope & Matthews had been AlphaLaw users for many years, and had reached the limits of being able to take the software any further. In order to maximise efficiencies and ensure their software would be able to meet their needs in the future, the decision was taken to review their current system […]

GDPR risks for retailers

By Jeanette Burgess, Gwendoline Davies Much of the focus in the retail and legal press in recent months has been on the eye-watering level of fines which data protection regulators can impose for infringements of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation. However in this mini-series Walker Morris’ Heads of Regulatory & Compliance and […]

Swiss Lower House approves corporate tax reform

By Maurus Winzap, Robert Desax On 12 September 2018, the Swiss National Council (Lower House– Nationalrat – Conseil national) approved the revised version for a corporate tax reform (“Tax Proposal 17”). It is based on the Government’s proposal issued in March 2017 and on the version negotiated in the Upper House (Ständerat – Conseil des États) in […]

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Legal Widow

‘When you ask your husband to talk to you more, you don’t usually expect him to turn over, prop himself up on one elbow and tell you about the latest development in EU tax law,” a friend confided to me recently. I nodded, sympathetically, before launching into the joys and sorrows of living with someone […]

Demonstrating a need for reform

Ted Baskerville argues for the use of demonstrative evidence for juries in complex cases of white-collar crime. Ted Baskerville is managing director of Buchler Phillips Lindquist Avey, forensic and investigative accountants, affiliated to the Kroll O Gara Group. As an investigative and forensic accountant, I am deeply interested in the effective prosecution of fraudsters. It […]

Two more quit Knight & Sons

Staffordshire-based firm Knight & Sons is losing two partners, bringing the number of partners who have quit to five in nine months. Nick Davenport, senior partner in the corporate finance department at Knight & Sons’ two-year-old Manchester office, has left after 26 years to join local practice Turner Parkinson. Stephen Belshaw, who headed the litigation […]

Flotations & Financing

Clifford Chance acted for the lead manager of HSBC Markets on the Eurobond issue of First Mortgage debenture bonds due 2024. The issuer was a Jersey SPV, guaranteed by Rodamco UK BV, a Dutch company. The team on the £150m deal included Peter Kilner, Caroline Fisher, Mark Rees-Jones, Helena Stott and Armel Cates. Linklaters, De […]

In brief: Hardwick Stallards

Hardwick Stallards has poached Rosenblatt associate Tola Ogundimu as a partner to head its new employment department. Ogundimu joins the firm, formed a year ago by the merger of Stallards and Hardwick & Co, with the objective of establishing a reputation in employment law.

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