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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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You can usually rely on a pithy comment or two from our increasingly vocal readers on The Lawyer.com. When the story deals with the ever-growing number of redundancies, you can bank on it. “Interesting news in a week when the print version of The Lawyer must have the thickest appointments section it’s had in some […]

Decision provides guidance on the revision of costs budgets in civil litigation

Against the background of the significant changes to case and costs management in civil litigation that have been imposed by the Jackson Reforms post-1 April 2013 in certain cases, the case of Murray & another v Neil Dowlman Architecture Limited provides some early guidance on the revision of costs budgets. Prior to implementation of the […]

European moves: 30 May 2013

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices. Central & Eastern Europe Turkish firm Mehmet Gün & Partners has announced the promotion of three lawyers to the partnership, bringing the number of partners at the firm to 10. Orçun Çetinkaya heads up the firm’s commercial litigation team, Özge Atılgan […]

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Will China light SJB’s way to the US?

The history of SJ Berwin is studded with merger talks. In many ways, Proskauer was the obvious fit. It had a decent position in New York and there was a proper practice match between the two firms in the funds sphere, but negotiations foundered in 2010. It didn’t take long for SJB to return to […]

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