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Social Housing Monthly Law Update – November 2018

By David Isaacson TLT provides monthly law update on all things affecting social housing. Key highlights of this month include:  New ICO GDPR guidance: Passwords and encryption in online services and websites  Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs): important changes  Government announces new generation of council housing  Continuity of planning (environmental) requirements when the UK leaves […]

Romania: Insolvency – Supreme Court renders decision on the point of law

By Dana Rădulescu, Anca Băițan Supreme Court’s Decision highlights The Supreme Court rendered the Decision no. 53 rendered on June 18, 2018, recently published in the Official Gazette on November 5, 2018, on the point of law (the ”Decision”). To put things in context, we mention that the Supreme Court renders a Decision on the […]

Impact of UK property changes on Jersey and Guernsey structures

The UK Government has announced that with effect from April 2019, it intends to bring non-UK investors into scope for either capital gains tax (“CGT”) or corporation tax (“CT”) on any direct or indirect gains made in relation to investments in UK property. Jersey and Guernsey have responded to the public consultations and liaised with […]

Switzerland – Proposed new class action procedure

By Dr Urs Feller, Nina Lim In Switzerland, typical class actions as known in many other jurisdictions are not available. However, ‘Dieselgate’ and similar cases also affect consumers in Switzerland. If a large number of people suffer the same or similar damage, each has to file their claim individually. While total damages are usually large the individual […]

Making a will by foreign domiciled persons to cover Jersey based movable assets

By Victoria Grogan This briefing has been prepared for clients domiciled outside Jersey who are considering making a will to cover their Jersey based movable assets. This briefing attempts to answer some of the more common questions that are asked by people who are not domiciled in Jersey, but hold assets here and are concerned about […]

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US energy giant Sutherland launches in London with boutique merger

Atlanta and Washington DC-based US firm Sutherland Asbill & Brennan is entering the UK market through a merger with London commodities boutique Arbis. The combination of Sutherland and Arbis will go live today (Tuesday) as the US firm becomes the latest practice to target the energy and commodities market. Arbis will rebrand as Arbis Sutherland […]

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DWF continues London growth with Lawrence Graham trio

DWF has scooped three finance partners from Lawrence Graham in a bid to boost its London office. The team includes banking partners Iain Shurwood and John Fox and real estate finance partner Simon Elphick. DWF has now made five hires from Lawrence Graham this year, following employment partner Helga Breen (16 January 2014) and real […]

Canada ratifies tax information exchange agreement with BVI

The Canadian government has ratified a tax information exchange agreement (TIEA) with the British Virgin Islands (BVI), paving the way for significant tax benefits for Canadian companies that establish subsidiaries in this jurisdiction. The Canada-BVI TIEA came into force on 11 March 2014… Click on the link below to read the rest of the Conyers […]

Arendt & Medernach exhibits art by three young artists

Arendt & Medernach has announced a new exhibition of works by two young Luxembourg artists and one young international artist, called ‘The world is blue like an orange’. The artists are Sophie Jung from Luxembourg, who won the 2013 Edward Steichen Award Luxembourg; Justine Blau; and Spanish-American artist Irene O‘Callaghan. The exhibition can be seen at Arendt & […]

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