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Polish law considerations: advance amount versus earnest money

This article is to discuss legal issues that may arise under Polish civil law in connection with the conclusion of a preliminary sale agreement and payment by the purchaser prior to execution of the final sale agreement of the amount which may be classified, depending on the parties’ decision, either as an earnest money (in […]

Poland reforms law to facilitate business activity

As of 30 April 2018, a package of five legal acts adopted on 6 March 2018 aimed at facilitating business activity entered into force in Poland. The legal acts are: Entrepreneurs Law Act;  Act on Ombudsman for Small and Medium-sized Entrepreneurs; Act on the rules for participation of foreign entrepreneurs and other foreign persons in […]

HMRC loses in specie contribution claim before the FTT

By Patrick Shee Self-Invested Personal Pensions, or SIPPs, have been under HMRC’s microscope for a number of years, but in a recent decision the First Tier Tax Tribunal (FTT) ruled against HMRC, finding that Relief at Source (RAS) for non-cash or in-specie contributions should be given to individuals. In Sippchoice Limited v HMRC [2018] UKFTT 12 the […]

The Health and Safety Sentencing Guidelines and their effect on business

By Adrian Mansbridge New Definitive Sentencing Guidelines for health and safety offences came into force on 1 February 2016; since then, there has been a significant increase in fines. What is clear from our analysis is that efforts by government to deregulate and reduce the burden of health and safety compliance have, from a financial […]

Mozambique: New regulations on compulsory social security

By Sonia Reis and Neylla Gulamhussen Decree no. 51/2017 of 9 October was approved as a result of the new challenges of Compulsory Social Security and seeks to adapt it to the current social situation. To achieve this, the Decree approves the Compulsory Social Security Regulations and came into force on 8 January 2018. The new […]

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US attorney-generals gang up on WTO gambling ruling

Attorney-generals from 29 US states have expressed serious concerns about the impact of the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) landmark ruling on internet gaming. In a letter sent last month to the US Ambassador to the WTO, the attorney-generals call for the US to take the unprecedented step of withdrawing the gaming sector from the country’s commitment to the […]

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So much for lawyers being weedy wets who preferred extra Latin at school to getting muddy on the sports field. The annual Film Industry Football Championship, contested by 32 teams at Craven Cottage last week, ended in a hard-fought, all-lawyer final, in which Davenport Lyons beat Harbottle & Lewis 2-1. Davenport Lyons film and TV […]

Clydes to merge with Beaumonts

In the biggest move to hit the shipping and insurance sector for years, Clyde & Co is merging with aviation boutique Beaumont and Son to create a £117m business. The merger will take effect from 1 July this year and will swell Clydes’ revenues by £13m. Eleven Beaumonts partners will join Clydes’ full equity and one Beaumonts partner […]

Katten Muchin launches London office

US law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman has merged with niche UK hedge funds practice MW Cornish Solicitors to launch in London. The UK office will be a specialist hedge fund, money manager and financial institution practice. The new office, which will be known as Katten Muchin Rosenman Cornish, will be led by hedge fund specialist […]

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