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Overseas companies and UK property – all change in 2021

By Maria Connolly At the end of July, the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill was published. The intention is that, from 2021, overseas entities wanting  to deal in certain UK property will have to register in the overseas entities register (OER). Why will overseas entities have to register?

Hackitt review: Response suggests further extension of the regime

By Adrian Mansbridge As outlined in our previous articles covering what lies ahead for high rise regulation and the proposed ban on flammable cladding the legislative programme to implement the recommendations of the Hackitt review and to address broader concerns is already underway. However, as anticipated, political concerns have already led to these proposals being “beefed up”…

Use of behavioural biometrics brings privacy issues under GDPR

By Alex Towers With cybertheft and data breaches becoming an increasingly common occurrence, the need to rapidly and accurately identify fraud has driven the development of behavioural biometrics as a means to target automated attacks and suspicious transactions. However, for the technology to function, companies must amass libraries of biometric personal data to construct profiles…

Supreme Court rules a ‘right to litigate’ cannot be assigned to a third party

By Rebecca MacCann What happens if you assign your right to litigate to a person or company that is unconnected to the event that creates the right to litigate? In the recent Supreme Court case of SPV Osus Ltd v­ HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Ireland) Limited & Ors [2018] IESC 44, the Supreme Court held […]

Portugal: Fund management 2018

By Pedro Simões Coelho, Ricardo Seabra Moura and Carlos Filipe Couto How is fund management regulated in your jurisdiction? Which authorities have primary responsibility for regulating funds, fund managers and those marketing funds?

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Khaitan & Co has advised Wolters Kluwer USA on the Indian leg of the transaction in relation to its acquisition of the remaining 62 per cent in Third Coast Holding, including its wholly owned Indian subsidiary DataCert Consulting, through its Corporate Legal Services Group for $180m (£112m), subject to closing adjustments. Wolters Kluwer is a […]

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No5 Chambers was victorious at the Birmingham Law Society (BLS) Golf Day held at Nailcote Hall, the home of the British Par 3 Championship. The day, organised by ex-BLS president Martin Allsop, was attended by solicitors, barristers and businesses across the region and culminated in a dinner hosted by current BLS president Eileen Schofield. No5’s […]

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Here’s a conundrum: UK companies and organisations have reported a drop in fraud over the last two years, yet the impact of white-collar crime on actual victims is understood to be greater than ever. Those are the findings of PwC’s ‘Global Economic Crime Survey’ for this year, whose researchers also discovered an interesting phenomenon occurring […]

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Top Scottish firm shifts cash to English banks ahead of referendum

A leading Scottish firm with offices north and south of the border has shifted its cash out of Scottish banks for fear that a vote in favour of independence could lead to a run on them. With just over a week to go until the people of Scotland vote on whether to remain part of […]

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