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.
By Christoph Stäubli, Dominik Hohler Legislation 1 What main legislation is applicable to insolvencies and reorganisations? In Switzerland, the Debt Collection and Bankruptcy Act of 1889 (DCBA) governs the enforcement of pecuniary claims and claims for the furnishing of security against private individuals and legal entities of private law. In 1994, this Act was partly […]
By Esther Wilkins In this article we explore issues for employers to consider when an employee resigns. The world seems full of difficult divorces at the moment. From Brexit to Harry and Megan’s departure from the ranks of senior royalty, delicate negotiations abound. When an employee resigns, this too may require careful navigation as we […]
By Rachel Harvey The government has set out its vision for new immigration rules which will come into force on 1 January 2021. We set out what these changes are, what it means for your business and how you can prepare for the end of free movement. These changes, which come into force when free […]
By Jon Bew, Andrew Watson With the stated aim of reducing the amount of taxes paid by employees and customers that end up in the hands of other creditors, HMRC are set to have their creditor preference reinstated. In the October 2018 Budget the then-Chancellor introduced a proposal for HMRC to rank as a secondary […]
By Stuart Lawrenson, Lauren Piesley A review of the proposed changes to and reintroduction of the BEIS Naming Scheme and HMRC’s approach to National Minimum Wage enforcement announced on 12 February 2020. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) scheme for naming employers who fail to pay the National Minimum Wage (NMW) was […]
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Greenberg Traurig has reeled back tax partner Clive Jones, just a year and a half after he left for DLA Piper. Jones returns to Greenberg after first joining in 2016, as part of the diaspora from King & Wood Mallesons’ (KWM) UK collapse. He opted to move to Greenberg as part of a six partner team, […]
Kennedys has launched a separate technology venture to sell digital products, as it eyes big profits in alternative streams of income. The new company, called Kennedys IQ, focuses exclusively on product development and aims to help clients deal with internal legal matters and insurance claims without the need to involve external lawyers. It will trade […]
In a bid to make further inroads into the UK’s burgeoning media litigation market, Stewarts Law has hired from the in-house team of consumer group Which? Emily Cox, the former head of media law at the group, follows in the footsteps of Ryan Dunleavy, who previously joined DMG Media back in January 2019, with the […]
Latham & Watkins has snared another partner from the magic circle, bringing on board a corporate rising star from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. London-based Sam Newhouse has departed Freshfields after spending his entire legal career at the magic circle firm. Having joined in 2003 as a trainee and later becoming an associate, he was made up […]
Ex-Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Ryan Beckwith is to appeal the £35,000 fine handed down by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal last year. In his SDT hearing last year, Beckwith was found to have initiated and/or engaged in sexual activity with Person A in circumstances in which he was in a position of seniority and/or authority. The […]
Ashurst has planted its flag on the West Coast of the US, launching a second office in the country in Los Angeles. The new office will open in Santa Monica and will focus predominantly on projects and project finance work in the transport and social infrastructure sectors. It will be headed by partner Anna Hermelin, […]