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

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Do payment processors wield too much power?

By Simon de Broise  Payment processors, as the name suggests, facilitate payments by credit and debit cards for both online and point of sale transactions. The payment processor acts as an intermediary between the merchant (e.g. a retailer or airline) and the customer’s bank, facilitating the rapid authorisation (or otherwise) of the payment and initiating (and […]

Making alterations to rented business premises in Guernsey

By Piers Dereham I want to carry out fitting-out works to my business premises but my landlords say I will have to remove them when my lease expires. They are also saying that they need to check my plans before they agree to anything. Is this correct? Yes. Most commercial leases contain clauses requiring you to […]

Ignoring Turkish law on data breaches could put you in prison

Data processors resident outside Turkey whose activities affect Turkey may also need to register by 30 September 2019. Even failing to delete expired data can be punished by one to two years’ imprisonment. As a candidate state for EU membership, Turkey aligns much of its legal system with EU law, hence its 2016 Law on the […]

Amendments to the legislation of Kazakhstan on corporate matters

By Bolat Miyatov  On 2 July 2018, the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 166-VI “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Insurance and Insurance Activities, Securities Market” was adopted. Among other things, this legislative act has amended the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13 May 2003 No. […]

Six weeks to go until Brexit: What’s going to happen to environmental law?

By Ben Stansfield, Lee P McBride, Andrew Litchfield One of the great beneficiaries of the European Union has been the environment. Since the very beginnings of the EU, Member States have come together and enacted a great variety of environmental laws, leading to cleaner seas, flourishing habitats and healthier citizens. With Brexit only a few weeks away, this […]

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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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