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COVID-19 and residential tenancies in Jersey: Where are we now?

By Laura Shirreffs The States of Jersey enacted the COVID-19 (Residential Tenancy) (Temporary Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 in an attempt to address the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the Island. The regulations temporarily amended certain provisions of the Residential Tenancy (Jersey) Law 2011, applying to all residential tenancies with effect from 10 […]

New Court of Appeal case a game-changer for arbitration in family law

By Sarah Green A recent Court of Appeal case has the potential to change the landscape of arbitration in family law. With the court backlog worse than ever as a result of Covid-19, out-of-court settlement options, such as Early Neutral Evaluations, Private FDRs and Arbitration are seen as increasingly attractive prospects for separating couples, who […]

Decade-long Saad litigation settled between AHAB and Grant Thornton Defendants

By Rupert Bell, Shelley White, Colette Wilkins, Andrew Gibson, Arikka Farley After over 11 years of litigation, Walkers Cayman is pleased to announce that Walkers’ clients, the Grant Thornton Defendants, have reached a confidential settlement with AHAB which results in their release from the AHAB v. Saad Investments and Others proceedings in the Cayman Islands. The proceedings […]

The remote trustee: Getting your house in order after the Covid-19 pandemic

By David Pytches, Monique Bhullar, Philip Paschalides, David Pytches, Clive Thomas To say 2020 has been a challenging year for many would be an understatement. The onset of COVID-19 saw significant hardships for millions of people globally and the economic impacts continue to ripple across the world’s economy, with many expecting these negative consequences to […]

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Finance Bill 2013: caps on income tax reliefs

The draft Finance Bill 2013, published on 11 December, includes a cap on the amount of income tax relief that tax payers can receive, where the relief itself is not already capped. The cap is due to apply for claims for relief for the 2013/14 tax year onwards and restricts the amount of income tax […]

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Orrick loses nine-strong team to Germany’s Heuking

German independent Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek has snared a team of nine lawyers from Orrick to strengthen its Düsseldorf and Frankfurt real estate teams. Orrick partners Michael Alberts and Peter Zimmerman along with Orrick of counsel Peter Vocke will all join Heuking as equity partners in Düsseldorf, accompanied by four associates. In Frankfurt, partner Christoph […]

Exemptions for EU substance restrictions in electrical and electronic equipment

Electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) often contains hazardous substances, such as lead, cadmium or mercury. These hazardous substances can create significant environmental and health problems when waste EEE is being disposed of or recycled. For these reasons the amount and type of substances which can be included into EEE is restricted. The EU Directive on […]

Jeremy Scholes

Scholes, Jeremy

Consultant Jeremy Scholes has more than 30 years’ experience of all aspects of competition law (including cartel investigations and other dealings on behavioural issues with enforcement agencies, merger notifications, litigation, complaints to enforcement agencies, advisory work of all types and compliance programmes) and EU law (litigation and lobbying in the UK and in Brussels) across […]

Restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency

With more than 50 restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency lawyers across the Americas, Asia and Europe, we are well-positioned to represent clients in all types of distressed situations, regardless of their jurisdiction or size. We represent corporate debtors, company directors, lenders (throughout the capital structure), bondholders, liquidators, receivers, administrators, trustees, debtor-in-possession (DIP) loan providers, insurers, pension […]

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