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Excise Duties: 2020 State Budget (SB) Proposal

Alcohol and alcoholic beverages – Rates applicable in the Autonomous Region of Madeira The SB Proposal changes the tax rate applicable to spirits declared for consumption in the Autonomous Region of Madeira from EUR 1, 237.58/hl to EUR 1,241.29/hl. Soft Drinks – Rates The SB Proposal increases the rates applicable to soft drinks, excluding drinks […]

Brexit and other tax implications

By Samuel Fernandes de Almeida The United Kingdom ceased to be a Member State of the Union as of 30 January 2020, so the question arises as to the applicability of many other provisions contained in Portuguese domestic law. On the 30th of January, the United Kingdom ceased to be a member state of the […]

Coronavirus – A bug coming to your workplace soon?

By Kevin McCavish The inevitable has happened. Coronavirus has arrived in London with the first patient being diagnosed yesterday. This brings the total number of those infected in the UK by Covid-19, the official name given to the coronavirus by the World Health Organisation, to 9. In Brighton, where two GP surgeries have already closed […]

Natasha’s Law – New rules on food labelling

By Joanne Sear, CJ Ntsiu We look at the new rules on food labelling coming into force next year, and when additional information will have to be provided, particularly in relation to allergens. Background In 2016, Natasha Ednan-Laperouse suffered a severe allergic reaction after eating sesame seeds in a baguette purchased from a high street […]

Warning for Insolvency Practitioners dealing with personal data

By Lynsey Robinson The FCA, ICO and FSCS have released a statement warning licensed Insolvency Practitioners (IPs) and FCA-authorised firms to be responsible when dealing with personal data. The statement highlights concerns about IPs/ authorised firms unlawfully selling personal client data to claims management companies (CMC) when acting on administrations. Under Data Protection legislation, consideration […]

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Orrick and One Essex Court drafted in by EY in whistleblower dispute

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has been drafted in by EY, as the accountant defends a whistleblower claim that accuses it of ignoring money laundering by Middle Eastern metals company, Kaloti. EY has been accused of violations in its audit work for a Dubai gold refiner in a claim that is due to be heard in […]

Goodwin builds on tech surge with new Orrick hire

Two months since it lured four partners from Taylor Wessing’s life sciences and technology team, Goodwin’s London office has secured another hire to the group from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe. Ali Ramadan, who will join the US firm’s office today, has advises on venture capital, cross-border M&A and private equity transactions for technology businesses. His clients […]

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Orrick partner moves to Dentons after Moscow office closure

Dentons has brought in a new partner from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, following the closing of the US firm’s office in Moscow at the end of 2017. Corporate partner Konstantin Kroll is leaving London to join Dentons’ Moscow office. Kroll spent over six years at Orrick, having joined its Russian base in 2014 as a […]

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Orrick sets up jobs board for associates to help them leave firm for clients

It’s unusual that an organisation actively helps its workers to leave its employ, but that’s what is now happening at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe. The firm has set up a jobs board listing career opportunities with its clients, in an effort to help those lawyers who do not want a long-term career with Orrick to […]

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DAC Beachcroft to axe roles in UK real estate

DAC Beachcroft has launched a redundancy consultation in its London and Leeds real estate teams, with ten roles at risk. The Lawyer understands the consultation will run for four weeks, with 10 roles at risk at associate and legal director level. This will consist of four roles in DAC’s London-based commercial investment and development (CID) […]

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