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Regulation and Insurance

Summer Budget 2015: tax briefing

The Chancellor of the Exchequer yesterday handed down his second Budget of 2015. It was his first Budget without the Liberal Democrats, and the Chancellor gave free reign to many measures outlined in the Conservative manifesto, as this Herbert Smith Freehills briefing explains.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 09 July 2015 | Practice Area: Central Government

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Top ten tips for charity trustees

Charity trustees are responsible for the activities a charity undertakes and can be held legally accountable for their decisions. It is important that a trustee understands their duties - this briefing lists ten tips to help trustees in the everyday running and administration of their charities.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 25 June 2015 | Practice Area: Charities

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Hedging longevity risk: accessing the global reinsurance market via Guernsey

The use of Guernsey incorporated cell companies and incorporated cells has proven to be an effective solution for trustees wishing to access the global reinsurance market for purposes of hedging longevity risk by establishing their own captive insurer in Guernsey, as this briefing explains.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 15 June 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance

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Germany changes fund managers' rules of engagement with insurance companies

Real estate fund managers marketing their funds to German insurance companies (and to German pension funds subject to German insurance law) need to consider the impact of changes to the rules governing the investment allocations of German insurance companies, as Nabarro reports.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 26 May 2015 | Practice Area: Property Finance

Breach of warranty claim: High Court case highlights the importance of a correct notice

A recent High Court case has again confirmed the necessity, when drafting notice of a breach of warranty, in following provisions detailing the content for such a notice set out in the sale and purchase agreement. In this briefing, Macfarlanes looks at the details and the impact of this judgment.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 13 May 2015 | Practice Area: Warranties

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Premium listed companies - clarity on the notice period required for general meetings

This briefing rounds up news of interest for M&A lawyers, including the ICSA’s view on the notice period required to be given by premium listed companies of general meetings, and amendments to provisions in the Companies Act 2006 governing the authorisation and financing of share buybacks.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 08 May 2015 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

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Legal developments in the Gulf Cooperation Council region: Q1 in review

This Linklaters briefing summarises a selection of the major developments in the laws of the Gulf Cooperation Council region (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) in the first quarter of 2015, with links to further reading where available.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 07 May 2015 | Practice Area: Company Administration

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UK business and IT security: time to wake up to the need for cyber insurance

The UK Government has published a report on cyber security and the role of insurance in mitigating risk. The report, which identifies three reasons why insurance brings a valuable perspective to the evaluation of cyber risk, makes for interesting reading - Nabarro picks out the key details.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 02 April 2015 | Practice Area: Security

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Shipwrecks and the Nairobi Convention: strict liability and insurance obligations to be imposed

The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007 comes into force on 14 April. When the Convention applies, it will impose strict liability and insurance obligations on the registered owners of all ships that become or cause wrecks. This A&O briefing sets out what you need to know.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 31 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance

Comparing insurance law across jurisdictions: a guide to contract terms

Insurance and reinsurance markets and market participants are become increasingly globalised. In this, the first in a series of articles, Eversheds looks at some of the principles of insurance law in a selection of key jurisdictions across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 25 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance

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