This week’s top 15 legal briefings – 5 April 2015

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Open Secrets: New Cayman Case Law on the CIDL Regime

As noted in our recent article ‘Private Lives and Public Interest’, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the “Grand Court”) is often asked to give directions as to the protection of confidential information in the context of ongoing litigation. Most frequently, these requests are made in reliance on section 4 of the Confidential Information […]

Waste consultations – Implications for food & drink and other manufacturing businesses

By Richard Naish, Ben Sheppard The future of businesses in food and drink manufacturing and its supply chain will be affected by consultations launched by Government on 18 February. The consultations, which are aimed primarily at packaging waste, close on 13 May 2019. The consultation on reforming the UK packaging producer responsibility systemconsiders a range of options to […]

Stronger pensions regulator: The government’s response

By Jo Ratcliffe, Ruth Bamforth, Craig Looker The Government made clear, in its March 2018 Pensions White Paper, it is committed to ensuring  the Pensions Regulator (Regulator) has the right powers to be able to protect effectively defined benefit pension schemes. On 11 February 2019 the Government published its response to its June 2018 consultation on strengthening the […]

Environment and climate change law review

By Manuel Gouveia Pereira According to the Overview of the OECD’s Economic Survey for Portugal in 2017, structural reforms have led to a successful rebalancing of the Portuguese economy towards exports, which appears to be gaining ground, although the continuation of the rebalancing of the economy will require more investment. As of December 2015 the new […]

Debt from Christmas

By David Asker At this time of year, we see many suppliers contacting us about money they are owed from Christmas parties. For these companies it seems the festive hangover has lasted longer than is reasonable so we have put together a handy guide to how companies and business that are owed money from the Christmas […]

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Stasiulis’ practice areas are mergers and acquisitions, development and regulatory, infrastructure and PPP, real estate transactions, commercial law and environment. Major projects have included: Giving complex legal consultations to companies of Schage Group for over 10 years in various projects of development of administrative, residential and other real estate objects, including a major complex of […]

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Taube, Toomas

According to Legal500, Toomas is “very reasonable, business-oriented and provides good value for money”. His areas of practice are dispute resolution, intellectual property, corporate law, employment and commercial law. Major projects have included: Advising and representing Katoen Natie Estonian subsidiary in employment and corporate matters. Regularly providing legal services to Boehringer Ingelheim in a wide […]

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Milbank’s sole London female partner Costa leaves three months after promotion

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy’s only London-based female partner Laetitia Costa has left the firm, The Lawyer understands. Costa became a partner this year alongside IT and outsourcing lawyer Joel Harrison (17 November 2014). She was the only female partner in the 21-partner office following the retirement of project finance partner Cathy Marsh in 2013. Costa joined […]

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