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Social Housing Monthly Law Update – November 2018

By David Isaacson TLT provides monthly law update on all things affecting social housing. Key highlights of this month include:  New ICO GDPR guidance: Passwords and encryption in online services and websites  Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs): important changes  Government announces new generation of council housing  Continuity of planning (environmental) requirements when the UK leaves […]

Romania: Supreme Court renders decision on the point of law

By Dana Rădulescu, Anca Băițan Supreme Court’s Decision highlights The Supreme Court rendered the Decision no. 53 rendered on June 18, 2018, recently published in the Official Gazette on November 5, 2018, on the point of law (the ”Decision”). To put things in context, we mention that the Supreme Court renders a Decision on the […]

Impact of UK property changes on Jersey and Guernsey structures

The UK Government has announced that with effect from April 2019, it intends to bring non-UK investors into scope for either capital gains tax (“CGT”) or corporation tax (“CT”) on any direct or indirect gains made in relation to investments in UK property. Jersey and Guernsey have responded to the public consultations and liaised with […]

Switzerland – Proposed new class action procedure

By Dr Urs Feller, Nina Lim In Switzerland, typical class actions as known in many other jurisdictions are not available. However, ‘Dieselgate’ and similar cases also affect consumers in Switzerland. If a large number of people suffer the same or similar damage, each has to file their claim individually. While total damages are usually large the individual […]

Making a will by foreign domiciled persons to cover Jersey based movable assets

By Victoria Grogan This briefing has been prepared for clients domiciled outside Jersey who are considering making a will to cover their Jersey based movable assets. This briefing attempts to answer some of the more common questions that are asked by people who are not domiciled in Jersey, but hold assets here and are concerned about […]

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Vinson transfers dispute expert to bolster London

VINSON & Elkins has transferred the firm’s co-chair of international dispute resolution to London to take advantage of the UK capital’s growing status as the hub for energy disputes outside the US. Jim Loftis, who had previously split his time between Houston and London, is now based permanently in London. The move follows similar moves […]

Camerons acts with theatre to help children become luvvies

CMS Cameron McKenna has begun a two-year partnership with Donmar Warehouse Theatre as part of its expanding corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme. Camerons and Donmar have launched ‘Creating a Scene’, a project that aims to get young people from inner-London communities into theatre-devising workshops. The Donmar is based in London’s West End. Mark Nichols, partner […]

The work-life quiz

What was your first-ever job?A trainee in a factory for Mr Kipling Cakes. What was your first-ever job? A trainee in a factory for Mr Kipling Cakes. What was your worst experience as a trainee? Being asked to bring a filthy desk up from the basement, J Cloth in hand. Rather than thank me, my […]

Addleshaws sets up LLP advice unit

Addleshaw Goddard is beefing up its partnership law offering by adding project management to the advice it can offer to professional clients converting to LLP status. The move comes on the back of the arrival of Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw partnership expert Richard Linsell, who joined Addleshaws as a partner in January this year. In addition […]

London stalling

As the case of Elephant & Castle proves, there is a whole array of issues that can hinder the process of regenerating sites in the capital. Douglas Evans looks at the problems Planning in the capital is about regenerating communities and underused urban assets. Locations and values demonstrate extremes. However, in some respects London is […]

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