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Mozambique: Government go-ahead for spectrum auction

The Mozambique Government has recently published in the Official Gazette Resolution no. 12/2018, of April 25, determining the authorisation for the launch of an auction procedure for the grant of rights of use of radio frequencies in the 800MHz, 1800MHz and 2600MHz bands. The base bidding prices shall be set by a Joint Order to […]

New compulsory Bermuda bye-law filing requirements

The Companies Amendment Act, 2018, which is deemed to have come into operation on 21 March 2018, amends the Companies Act, 1981 as regards the filing of information contained in bye-laws and applies to all Bermuda companies having a share capital. Under transitional provisions, all such companies will have a period of six months from […]

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 […]

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UK High Court judge Sir Adrian Fulford QC was among 18 judges sworn in last week to serve on the world’s first permanent war crimes tribunal, the International Criminal Court (ICC), which will sit at The Hague in the Netherlands A QC since 1994, Fulford’s legal expertise includes relevant issues that include violence against women […]

DJ Freeman split creates jobseekers

At least three DJ Freeman partners and a small number of other property and media fee-earners have yet to find homes, following the firm’s shock announcement last week that it was splitting in two As revealed on www. thelawyer.com/lawyernews (12 March), the largest proportions of the firm’s media and property practices are joining Olswang, and […]

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As Nabarros’ Geoffrey Lander prepares to leave his home of thirty years, Emma Vere-Jones finds out why he is launching a property outsourcing company It’s lucky I have no other meetings booked on the morning I meet Nabarro Nathanson’s real estate king Geoffrey Lander. The man can certainly talk. To be fair, Lander’s two-hour discourse […]

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Blake Lapthorn is making a bid to challenge the Oxford branches of Morgan Cole and Manches by merging with local firm Linnells As Blake Lapthorn’s largest merger to date, the deal will net a combined turnover of £32m from offices along the A34 from Oxford to Southampton. In 2001 Linnells was set to create the […]

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