This briefing looks at a recent prosecution under the Proceeds of Crime (Jersey) Law 1999 which caused considerable concern across the Channel Islands for all those involved in the regulatory and compliance industry, focusing on the lessons that can be learned from this example.
Law Firm: Carey Olsen | Published: 20 November 2015 | Practice Area: Financial Services Regulation
The British Virgin Islands Business Companies (Amendment) Act 2015 has been gazetted. This article outlines the changes, which are refinements rather than wholesale changes, and are expected to be largely welcomed by the financial services sector.
Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 20 November 2015 | Practice Area: Company Secretariat
Legal Week has set out to discover which law firms are most innovative in the eyes of their clients with the launch of the 2015 Best Legal Adviser survey. The survey, which is in its 12th year, has been updated to test whether the drive by commercial firms to improve their efficiency and modernise.
Law Firm: Legal Week Intelligence | Published: 17 November 2015 | Practice Area: Business of law
Praising fee earners for going that extra mile costs nothing and reaps dividends; but partners need to get much better at it
Law Firm: Legal Week Intelligence | Published: 23 September 2015 | Practice Area: Employment
The most significant revisions to the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 since it was first introduced are expected to be approved on 29 July this year by the States of Guernsey. This Mourant Ozannes briefing summarises the changes which will be of most interest to users of Guernsey companies.
Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 16 July 2015 | Practice Area: Directors
On 9 July this year, the Court of Justice of the European Union dismissed Taiwanese LCD maker InnoLux's appeal seeking to reduce a €288m fine for its involvement in the LCD cartel. This Latham & Watkins briefing looks at the implications of the judgment.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 15 July 2015 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
The Government has committed to introducing new regulations requiring larger employers in the private and voluntary sectors to publish details of their gender pay gap - the difference in pay between male and female employees. This Eversheds briefing looks at what employers should be doing now.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 15 July 2015 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights
This Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co article looks at two of the ways in which an employer will try to deal with the risk of contractor default or insolvency on construction projects - performance guarantees (sometimes referred to as performance bonds or guarantee bonds) and parent company guarantees.
Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 15 July 2015 | Practice Area: Project Finance
The requirement to prove dishonesty has recently been removed from the cartel offence. The question to consider now is: what will be the risk for individuals in future? This Nabarro briefing looks at the issues to consider in the wake of the high-profile acquittal of two former executives.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 13 July 2015 | Practice Area: EU Competition Law
If the UK votes to leave the EU, what will be the consequences for UK businesses? Will there be barriers to trade, given that much of UK law is comprised of directly effective EU law? This Herbert Smith Freehills guide offers an in-depth analysis of the possible impact on various sectors in the UK.
Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 13 July 2015 | Practice Area: Corporate
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