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Women on boards – approaching the finishing line?

The third Davies Review Annual Report has been issued, with comments on progress since 2011's original Lord Davies 'Women on boards' report. The report comes alongside the Cranfield University School of Management's Female FTSE Board Report - Linklaters looks at the key points in both reports.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 17 April 2014 | Practice Area: Directors

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Pension scheme closures and benefit changes - High Court sheds light on do's and don’ts

The High Court has found that IBM UK breached its implied duty of good faith in the way it closed its defined benefit (DB) schemes to the future accrual of benefits. Eversheds looks at the case and its practical implications for employers and trustees considering DB benefit change exercises.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 17 April 2014 | Practice Area: Occupational

The technology shaking up the worlds of fashion and retail - and the related legal risks

Wherever you look, retailers are incorporating technology into their business: be it 3D printed apparel or wearable technology, by making stores 'smart' with virtual fitting rooms and tablets, or by incorporating IT services into supply chains. This DLA newsletter focuses on these exciting trends.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 17 April 2014 | Practice Area: E-Commerce

New early conciliation and LLP tax rules now in force - key news for M&A lawyers

Macfarlanes rounds up recent developments of interest for M&A lawyers and assesses their impact, with links to further reading where appropriate. Subjects covered include the new LLP tax rules, and the new rules requiring parties to consider settling employment disputes before a claim is issued.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 16 April 2014 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

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Tax facts 2014-15: everything you need to know

This Travers Smith guide sets out all the key facts and figures on tax rates for the 2014-15 financial year. The guide is broken down into seven main sections, covering income tax, capital gains tax, corporation tax, national insurance, employee share plans, filing and returns and VAT.

Law Firm: Travers Smith | Published: 16 April 2014 | Practice Area: Income Tax

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Trade secrets - new protection in the EU

The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Directive on the protection of trade secrets. In this briefing, Eversheds sets out the definition of a trade secret, looks at the current European and US positions, and explains what the adoption of the proposed directive could entail.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 15 April 2014 | Practice Area: Regulators and Enforcement

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Good faith: an employer's duty

In a 435-page judgment, the High Court has ruled that IBM UK breached its duty of good faith to its employees and former employees. In a 435-page judgment, the High Court has ruled that IBM UK breached its duty of good faith to its employees and former employees, as Nabarro reports.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 15 April 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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Starting a business in Jersey - a guide to the fundamentals

Starting a business in Jersey (or relocating one there from another jurisdiction) is relatively straightforward, particularly compared to some other jurisdictions. However, there are some key issues to be aware of - this Carey Olsen guide addresses the fundamentals of starting a business in Jersey.

Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 14 April 2014 | Practice Area: Company Administration

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Navigating an investigation: checklist of key steps

In the current climate of increased regulation, the threat of an investigation is a serious concern to a wide range of businesses. This Allen & Overy checklist sets out the key steps and issues involved, to help businesses navigate through the process of an investigation.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 14 April 2014 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance

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Companies in conflict - general counsel on how commercial disputes are won

This Eversheds report, which is based on interviews with 82 top in-house lawyers, examines the way £1bn-plus companies approach large disputes. With the number of large commercial disputes on the rise, the report details the factors which have helped general counsel win their biggest legal battles.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 14 April 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation

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