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Polish law considerations: advance amount versus earnest money

This article is to discuss legal issues that may arise under Polish civil law in connection with the conclusion of a preliminary sale agreement and payment by the purchaser prior to execution of the final sale agreement of the amount which may be classified, depending on the parties’ decision, either as an earnest money (in […]

Poland reforms law to facilitate business activity

As of 30 April 2018, a package of five legal acts adopted on 6 March 2018 aimed at facilitating business activity entered into force in Poland. The legal acts are: Entrepreneurs Law Act;  Act on Ombudsman for Small and Medium-sized Entrepreneurs; Act on the rules for participation of foreign entrepreneurs and other foreign persons in […]

HMRC loses in specie contribution claim before the FTT

By Patrick Shee Self-Invested Personal Pensions, or SIPPs, have been under HMRC’s microscope for a number of years, but in a recent decision the First Tier Tax Tribunal (FTT) ruled against HMRC, finding that Relief at Source (RAS) for non-cash or in-specie contributions should be given to individuals. In Sippchoice Limited v HMRC [2018] UKFTT 12 the […]

The Health and Safety Sentencing Guidelines and their effect on business

By Adrian Mansbridge New Definitive Sentencing Guidelines for health and safety offences came into force on 1 February 2016; since then, there has been a significant increase in fines. What is clear from our analysis is that efforts by government to deregulate and reduce the burden of health and safety compliance have, from a financial […]

Mozambique: New regulations on compulsory social security

By Sonia Reis and Neylla Gulamhussen Decree no. 51/2017 of 9 October was approved as a result of the new challenges of Compulsory Social Security and seeks to adapt it to the current social situation. To achieve this, the Decree approves the Compulsory Social Security Regulations and came into force on 8 January 2018. The new […]

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Court changes lead to “chaos” fears as staff sidelined

Civil court users will be forced to deliver legal papers to a ‘drop box’ after plans to redeploy court officials away from front line services were unveiled by the HM Courts and Tribunals Service. Under the proposals court users, including lawyers and clerks, will no longer have face-to-face contact with counter staff when handing over […]

Cooley reports turnover and profit rise

California-headquartered Cooley has posted positive financial results for turnover, average profit and revenue per lawyer for the 2011 year. Total revenue grew by 9.2 per cent to $564.5m (£355.5m) at the technology-focused firm, which handled the IPOs of LinkedIn, Zynga and Epocrates among others last year. Average profit per equity partner rose by 5.4 per […]

Work Life Quiz: Elizabeth Saunders, BPE

What was your worst experience as a trainee? Turning up to a hearing in full robes when it was in chambers. I was a little overenthusiastic in those days. What time do you usually leave the office? When the boss isn’t looking. What do you do at weekends? Socialise. And then exercise to make up […]

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Government efficiency group appoints ex-Slaughters partner as GC

Lucy Wylde, the current general counsel at the HM Treasury’s Asset Protection Agency (APA) has been appointed as general counsel for commercial law of the Government’s Efficiency and Reform Group (ERG) – a cross-government role based in the Cabinet Office. Wylde, a former corporate partner at Slaughter and May, was seconded to the Treasury in […]

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