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All aboard the bond wagon: SEBI board meeting decisions

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in its meeting held on 18 August 2018, besides reviewing the total expense ratio of the mutual fund schemes and agreeing to introduce united payment interface with ASBA facility for public issues, has also paved the way for further stimulating the bond market by removing the requirement […]

Brexit: What happens next?

By Trudy Feaster-Gee, Sue Harris Now that the House of Commons has overwhelmingly rejected the government’s Brexit deal, we take a look at what happens next and what it means for businesses. On Tuesday 15 January 2019, the House of Commons voted overwhelmingly to reject the Brexit deal negotiated between the government and the European Union. A […]

Implying ‘Braganza’ duties into mortgage contracts

By Christina Gill A recent High Court case has shed some light on the extent to which the courts may imply additional duties into mortgage agreements requiring lenders to make decisions by way of processes that would be “lawful and rational in the public law sense”. Banking Litigation specialist Christina Gill explains UBS AG v Rose Capital […]

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Private Client 2019

By Philippe Pulfer, Olivier Sigg Welcome to the 2019 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Private Client which I am delighted to introduce this year. The Guide covers a comprehensive and diverse range of articles that would pique the interest of any domestic or international practice client adviser. The publication is designed to provide readers […]

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Holland & Knight axes 60 lawyers

170 support staff to go as firm undergoes structural review Holland & Knight has cut 60 fee-earning positions and laid off 170 support staff in its most dramatic cost-saving attempt to date. Partners, counsel and associates are among the 60 to be made redundant.The Florida-based firm has been forced to cull staff due to overcapacity […]

Max Clifford lambasts Jeffrey Green Russell

PR Max Clifford has hit out at West End firm Jeffrey Green Russell PR Max Clifford has hit out at West End firm Jeffrey Green Russell for advising on a confidentiality agreement between lap-dancer Kerry Barker and a singer from boy band Westlife, and then acting for her on the sale of the story to […]

Livingstone under fire for excessive legal bills

London Mayor Ken Livingstone is facing criticism after racking up legal costs totalling at least £36,000 from Reading law firm Pitmans for work relating to a permission hearing A case was brought by a Wembley resident seeking permission to apply for a judicial review to challenge a mayoral decision not to intervene in a planning […]

Slaughters' Italian best friend opens new practice in Treviso

Slaughter and May best friend Macchi di Cellere e Gangemi has opened a new office in Treviso, one of the most dynamic areas in northern Italy The M&A and project finance boutique adds Treviso to its offices in Milan, Rome and its associated offices in Vincenza and Verona.The firm sees Treviso as its next key […]

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