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Parliamentary group proposes a Financial Services Tribunal

Kevin Hollinrake MP (Co-Chair of the APPG on Fair Business Banking) has published his report titled “Fair Business Banking for All: How to improve access to justice for businesses in financial services disputes” (the Report). Following the APPG’s responses to the FCA’s consultation on expanding the FOS’s jurisdiction (CP18/3), the Report sets out various recommendations […]

Draft legislative proposal introduces a minimum price for CO2

The Dutch government has published a draft legislative proposal for consultation that introduces a minimum price for CO2. The minimum price is introduced by way of a tax levied on electricity producers. The tax is levied per ton of CO2 emission. In the proposal, the tax rate per ton CO2 is calculated each year as […]

Adoption of unregistered land as highway

By Paul Weeks Unregistered land in unknown ownership can cause a headache on development and the extent of the issue will often depend upon what the land is needed for…

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Lawyers urged to ban sexist judges

LEADING corporate finance lawyer Mike Francies, one of Clifford Chance’s highest billers, is quitting the firm to head US firm Weil Gotshal & Manges’ corporate practice in London. Francies, who is thought to have billed about £3m last year, has been given a mandate by his new firm to build a corporate finance and M&A […]

Commission to rule on PI structures

THE LAW Commission will give its verdict next week on reforms to the system of structured settlements in personal injury cases. Plaintiff lawyers say clients should have a statutory right to periodic payments rather than a lump sum. Insurers are also broadly in favour of the principle of structured settlements but want to see changes […]

EU immigration judgment on transfers

A European Court judgment in a major immigration case will lead to Continental businesses being allowed to transfer non-European employees between European Union states without needing work permits, say immigration lawyers. The ruling in the Belgian case, Vander Elst, should affect companies providing a service within Europe and, by extension, may affect any firm setting […]

Partner quits McKennas' Hong Kong practice

VETERAN Hong Kong lawyer John Bellhouse is returning to London to work for US firm White & Case after 25 years with McKenna & Co. As senior resident partner in Hong Kong, Bellhouse was instrumental to the Port and Airport Development Scheme, representing the Hong Kong government. In London, McKennas’ managing partner Robert Derry-Evans is […]

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