Jersey Tribunal rules HR advisers not protected by legal privilege The Jersey Employment Tribunal (the Tribunal) in David Slater v Consolidated Minerals sought to consider an interesting question concerning discovery: whether HR consultants are protected by legal advice privilege, given their status as non-legally qualified advisers. In the context of a constructive unfair dismissal claim, […]
Construction Agreement in Return for Land Share (“Agreement”) is concluded between the contractor and the land owner. According to the Agreement, the contractor is obligated to construct a building on the land that owned by the land owner. In return, the land owner promises the delivery of the titles to the newly constructed independent sections […]
By now most fund finance professionals would likely choose an afternoon in the dentist’s chair over a discussion about the Cayman Islands Private Funds Law, 2020. Borrowers unfortunately experienced a speed bump in the road to compliance this week with the introduction by the Cayman Islands Government of an amendment to the PF Law which significantly increases the number of entities which will need to register with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) by 7 August 2020.
By Chris Shenton Reading Time: 5 minutes Employee engagement is the central topic here at Weekly10. Whether we’re talking about the latest employee engagement strategies, how to improve employee engagement or simply what exactly employee engagement is, it’s fair to say it is always a focus for us. Yet, we still often get asked the […]
The framework that the British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) government has created to enable BVI ‘legal entities’ to report prescribed economic substance information’ is now operational. New reporting and (in some cases) economic substance requirements now apply for BVI ‘legal entities’ that conduct certain defined ‘relevant activities’ under the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act, 2018 and the Rules on Economic Substance (together the “Economic Substance regime”).
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Bird & Bird has reopened its London office as part of a phased reoccupation project. The office was subject to a soft opening last week. Only those who can’t work productively from home are encouraged to access the Fetter Lane premises, while the largest part of the workforce will still be operating remotely until UK […]
Clifford Chance has unveiled a set of diversity pledges, covering gender, race and LGBT, as it aims to improve its credentials by 2030. On the gender front, the firm said it wants to increase its female partner representation to at least 40 per cent by 2030. However, according to the firm’s latest set of gender […]
Gowling WLG organised a round table with in-house lawyers and compliance teams across the financial services industry, both in traditional banks and fintech, to discuss how their companies have been affected by Covid-19 so far, and how they plan to move forward. The discussion was led by Ian Mason, partner and head of UK financial […]
DWF is developing a project that will see some of its lawyers transfer over to its fledgling managed services business. The project was concocted at the end of last year, as the firm sought to boost that part of the business after winning a tender process that saw BT outsource a major part of its […]
Manchester City can breathe a monumental sigh of relief after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) today set aside and replaced a previous decision that banned them for two years from the Champions League. In a highly-anticipated ruling handed down on Monday morning, the CAS announced it was overturning a two-year ban and reducing […]
UK200 firm Thomson Snell & Passmore (TSP) recorded a 3.1 per cent revenue increase in 2019/20, with revenue reaching £22.65m for the financial year ending 5 June 2020. It is the seventh consecutive year of growth for the Tunbridge Wells firm, which is recognised as the world’s oldest law firm still in existence by Guinness […]