By Assel Ilyasova The order of the First Deputy of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan and in the same capacity the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 5 February 2020 No. 110 “On Amendments and Additions to some Orders of the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan” […]
This Regulation has been adopted in accordance with the Decree of the President dated August 13, 2019. The Agency for the Development of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (the “Agency”) carries out work to support the development of the entrepreneurial sphere in Uzbekistan and is accountable to the Ministry of Economy and Industry. The work of […]
On January 20, 2020, the first crypto exchange named UzNEX has been opened in Tashkent with the assistance of the Kobea Group (South Korea). The distinctive feature of the cryptocurrency exchange is that citizens of Uzbekistan have a right to sell cryptocurrency at the exchange. At the same time, residents can use all the services […]
Enterprises and organizations involved in the development, production and sale of explosives, as well as special materials and equipment for their production, are subject to denationalization and privatization by Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The law is amended by the article stating that in the event of irreconcilable disagreements between the participants in a company regarding the management of a company due to an insufficient number of votes to make a decision, the dispute shall be resolved the court.
There is no doubt that Climate Change Act will greatly impact the UK’s business landscape. Resultant legislation will offer businesses opportunities in providing new services whilst also meeting the demands of these new policies and regulations. Our climate change specialists can help businesses recognise the opportunities for them of leading the development of climate change […]
This briefing discusses the following topics in detail. Investment Association publishes executive pay guidelines UK Stewardship Code 2020 Pay gap reporting regime could be widened Effectiveness and quality of audit Joint ventures and the duty of good faith When is a return of capital unlawful? First FCA fine for trades by a PDMR
Solicitors’ firms must continue to have professional indemnity insurance, provided by a market insurer, for six years after they cease practising. This is known as ‘run-off cover’. However, claims can come to light much later, sometimes even decades after a firm has closed. This is where the Solicitors’ Indemnity Fund (known as the SIF) has […]
A key theme for 2020 and beyond will be sustainability. It is estimated that the world’s population will increase by one billion people over the next ten years and ensuring a sustainable supply of food is a major challenge. Back in 2011, the Government Office for Science defined sustainable food production as “a method of […]
By Gwendoline Davies, Twm Russen What is the issue? Many landowners have experienced the nuisance, damage to property, disruption to business and expense of dealing with trespassers. Whether it be travellers setting up encampments or protestors blockading sites or disrupting trading, trespass can cause direct, financial loss for landowners, reputational damage, and it can often […]
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Judges are signing up to the climate emergency Climate change is centre stage this week and as Greta Thunberg arrived in Bristol, Extinction Rebellion turned up on Bunhill Row to make an example of Slaughter and May. The protests are a bit embarrassing for Slaughters, but to be fair there are dozens of firms in […]
A slew of firms have withdrawn from Mipim as fears mount surrounding the spread of coronavirus across Europe. Harper Macleod was among the first to announce that it will no longer be sending delegates to the annual real estate conference. It has been joined by Norton Rose Fulbright and Morrison & Foerster and most recently […]
The UK will no longer be a member of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) system, despite an underlying agreement made in April 2019. The news contradicts previous Prime Minister Theresa May’s commitment to the UK’s membership to the UPC. The Boris Johnson government has made it clear that it envisages a far looser relationship with […]
The Serious Fraud Office’s seven-year case alleging three Barclays bankers of fraud has come to an end after a jury cleared the trio of all charges. The SFO had alleged the three had lied to the market in official documents detailing two emergency cash calls in 2008, which helped the bank avoid a taxpayer bailout […]
Lawyers for Extinction Rebellion gathered outside Slaughter and May to protest what the group called the “blood money” law firms have been receiving from the oil and gas industry. The protestors focused on Slaughters due to its recent work on Premier Oil’s agreement to acquire $625m of oil and gas fields in the North Sea […]
Kirkland & Ellis and Linklaters have landed the lead roles on what is regarded as the largest buyout transaction done in Europe since the financial crisis. The US firm led for the consortium of private equity houses Advent International, Cinven and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, which paid €17.2bn for Thyssenkrupp’s elevator business. This consortium […]