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Budget 2014: key announcements

Chancellor George Osborne has delivered his Budget Statement to Parliament, setting out how the UK Government will take further action to secure the recovery and build a resilient economy. This document sets out the key announcements, with infographics and headline statistics.

Law Firm: HM Treasury | Published: 20 March 2014 | Practice Area: Central Government

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Budget 2014: full document

The full text of the 2014 Budget sets out in detail how the UK Government is aiming to deliver economic stability and sound public finances, help businesses to grow, help savers at every stage of their lives, and support families and communities.

Law Firm: HM Treasury | Published: 20 March 2014 | Practice Area: Central Government

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Unexpected bonuses and unwelcome surprises - Budget 2014 in review

Chancellor George Osborne has delivered his fifth Budget speech to the House of Commons, with resilience and staying the course emerging as this year's theme. In this briefing, Macfarlanes reviews the key measures in this year's Budget, including some unexpected bonuses and unwelcome surprises.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 20 March 2014 | Practice Area: Central Government

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Assessing the legal impact of the Ukraine crisis on financial contracts

This A&O briefing tackles the potential legal impact of the Ukraine crisis on financial contracts such as bond issues, bank loan agreements, deposits and investments, and looks at how they may be affected by sanctions and embargoes, exchange controls, expropriations and the break-up of the state.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 20 March 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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Ukraine sanctions - how companies can protect themselves from the fallout

Amid the crisis in Ukraine, the EU, US and others have issued sanctions targeting those involved in the unrest. Companies should be closely monitoring developments - in this briefing, Bakers sets out practical steps companies should take to protect themselves from any fallout and ensure compliance.

Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 19 March 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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High Court refuses permission for new expert after delay in disclosing previous expert’s withdrawal

In Clarke v Barclays Bank [2014], the High Court has held that the claimant’s failure to disclose its expert’s withdrawal from the case for some six months amounted to a serious abuse of the court’s process. Herbert Smith Freehills reports on the case.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 19 March 2014 | Practice Area: Practice and Procedure

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The impact of Ukraine and Russia sanctions under the laws of Cyprus, BVI and Cayman

With the Ukraine crisis currently dominating the news agenda, this Harneys briefing looks at the sanctions imposed on Ukraine by the European Union, and discusses the applicability of EU sanctions to Cyprus, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 18 March 2014 | Practice Area: Cross Border

The next step in EU cyber-security - new Directive on Network and Information Security approved

The Network and Information Security Directive on EU cyber-security regulation aims to harmonise EU cyber-security and will impose mandatory obligations on public authorities and market operators. Bond Dickinson reports on the latest developments, including the now-approved revised draft.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 17 March 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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A guide to doing business in Ukraine

This handbook, put together by lawyers in Baker & McKenzie's Kiev office, acts as a guide for companies operating in or considering investment into Ukraine. It offers an overview of the key aspects of the Ukrainian legal system and the regulation of business activities in the country.

Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 17 March 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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Playing to the crowd - FCA publishes crowdfunding rules

After putting out a consultation paper on crowdfunding last year, the Financial Conduct Authority has now published a policy statement detailing its response to the feedback received, and, most importantly, setting out the rules that will apply from 1 April this year. Wragges looks at the details.

Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 13 March 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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