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SEBI introduces exemptions for companies undergoing insolvency

By Ashwin Bishnoi, Rohit Ambast Between 31 May to 1 June, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) amended a number of securities regulations to provide certain dispensations for listed companies undergoing the corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC). These amendments follow SEBI’s discussion paper of March […]

Case Study: Appleby Hope & Matthews improve productivity with ALB

By Norman Turvey Appleby Hope & Matthews had been AlphaLaw users for many years, and had reached the limits of being able to take the software any further. In order to maximise efficiencies and ensure their software would be able to meet their needs in the future, the decision was taken to review their current system […]

GDPR risks for retailers

By Jeanette Burgess, Gwendoline Davies Much of the focus in the retail and legal press in recent months has been on the eye-watering level of fines which data protection regulators can impose for infringements of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation. However in this mini-series Walker Morris’ Heads of Regulatory & Compliance and […]

Swiss Lower House approves corporate tax reform

By Maurus Winzap, Robert Desax On 12 September 2018, the Swiss National Council (Lower House– Nationalrat – Conseil national) approved the revised version for a corporate tax reform (“Tax Proposal 17”). It is based on the Government’s proposal issued in March 2017 and on the version negotiated in the Upper House (Ständerat – Conseil des États) in […]

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Middletons Moore & Bevins splits after ten-year marriage

‘Differences in direction’ blamed after financial integration talks founder; firms set to go head-to-head The Sydney and Melbourne offices of Middletons Moore & Bevins have dissolved their 10-year relationship. The offices will re-establish themselves as separate entities as of 1 November.The Sydney side of the firm will relaunch itself as Acuiti Legal while the Melbourne […]

Maxwell Batley acts on Hermes acquisition

Maxwell Batley has advised investment manager Hermes on the sale of Thatcham Business Village, Berkshire, to property investment group Good Harvest.The relationship goes back to Hermes’ previous incarnation as Postel, the in-house manager of the UK’s unified Post Office pension plan and manager for the BT pension fund after its privatisation in 1983. It changed […]

Healthy breakfast?

We are all aware that the recession is closing in, but who knows how bad it is really going to be. Catrin Griffiths reports on a breakfast briefing that predicted the future of the economy Since 11 September one thing has become: it is no longer a question of whether there will be a recession, […]

Berrymans reshuffle sees new head for London office

Taylor makes way as Capstick takes up City reins; local focus to plug gaps left by national spread Berrymans Lace Mawer has appointed a London senior partner to ramp up the profile of its City office.In its first major reshuffle since City-based Berrymans and national firm Lace Mawer merged in 1997, the firm has elected […]

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