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The Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court judgment that three claimants resident in England can bring claims in England against Google for misuse of private information and breach of the Data Protection Act, a ruling which may have serious consequences for online advertisers and search engines.
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 24 April 2015 | Practice Area: Advertising and Marketing
Following Labour's headline-making proposals to scrap non-dom tax status, the Conservatives have said that they will consider withdrawing non-dom tax privileges for people who have “inherited” their non-dom status. This briefing looks at what might change, and what non-doms should do now.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 22 April 2015 | Practice Area: Immigration
The US Department of Justice has announced the first non-prosecution agreement with BSI, one of Switzerland's largest banks. As a result, financial institutions and financial service providers throughout the world need to evaluate their potential exposure, as this Latham briefing explains.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 16 April 2015 | Practice Area: Anti Money Laundering
This Macfarlanes briefing rounds up news of interest for M&A lawyers, this week focusing on a recent case in which the High Court was not willing to imply a term of good faith into a power to modify loan notes.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 15 April 2015 | Practice Area: Corporate Financing
Reporting Cayman Islands financial institutions are reminded that 2015 is the first year in which they are required to report to the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation. This Conyers Dill & Pearman briefing sets out the details of what is required and the relevant deadlines.
Law Firm: Conyers Dill & Pearman | Published: 13 April 2015 | Practice Area: Company Administration
The M&A markets remained very busy during Q1 2015, with a significant number of transformational deals announced. This A&O briefing looks at some of highlights, including Banco Sabadell’s £1.7bn takeover of TSB, the first big European cross-border banking deal since the downturn.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 10 April 2015 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes
Restructurings are likely to be a major topic in Russia during 2015 and beyond. This Latham guide highlights the legal and practical issues lenders are likely to encounter in a Russian restructuring context and outlines possible solutions, illustrated by six potential restructuring scenarios.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 09 April 2015 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities
The willingness of financial regulators to get tough with individuals has never been greater. Following consultations on individual accountability and remuneration in banking, a new regulatory regime is set to take effect next year - this Cleary briefing looks the changes and their implications.
Law Firm: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton | Published: 09 April 2015 | Practice Area: Cross Border
Last year the Chancellor shocked the pensions world by proposing that all members of DC schemes should be able to access their funds without restrictions once they reached the minimum pension age. This briefing looks at whether you could benefit from new measures which will boost access to savings.
Law Firm: Grant Thornton | Published: 02 April 2015 | Practice Area: Family Law
On 17 March, the Foundations (Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 2015 came into force, amending the Foundations (Jersey) Law 2009, the Jersey statute which provides for the establishment and operation of foundations under Jersey law. This briefing focuses on two aspects of the amendments made.
Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 02 April 2015 | Practice Area: Financial Reporting
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