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Shoosmiths LLP | October 2022

The recent decision of an Inspector not to confirm a compulsory purchase order (CPO) sought by the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham is a key reminder of the need to fully justify the use of CPO powers and provide appropriate supporting evidence. The decision On 4 October 2022 an Inspector decided not to confirm a compulsory purchase order (CPO) sought by the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham (Borough) ...

ALRUD Law Firm | October 2022

On 5 October 2022, the Russian Federal Tax Service published the draft Order “On the Approval of the List of States (Territories) That Automatically Exchange Financial Information” (the “Draft Order”). The existing list of countries and territories that exchange such information is to be extended to include Kazakhstan, Maldives and Oman ...

Shoosmiths LLP | October 2022

President Biden’s Executive Order on US data transfers came at the end of last week, signalling a “dramatic step” for EU-US data relations, with knock on consequences for the UK expected. The superlatives can’t get strong enough for US data lawyers commenting on its impact. The problem Under the EU and UK GDPR an international transfer requires “adequate safeguards” to be in place ...

Shoosmiths LLP | October 2022

An increasing number of cases highlighting potential clashes between employees holding gender critical beliefs and the rights of other employees protected by the Equality Act 2010, leave employers having to carefully perform a balancing act of rights ...

Asters | October 2022

The morning of February 24 began as an ordinary day for IP attorneys Julia Semeniy and Yuliya Prokhoda, with planned court hearings, client meetings and routine school runs in Ukraine. But when Russia began its onslaught on the country, in an act of internationally condemned aggression, their lives changed dramatically ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | October 2022

  The Embedding ESG in Insurance webinar is being held as part the Mamo TCV Sustainable Finance Week being held between 24 October & 28 October 2022. Please click here for the programme of events ...

Wardynski & Partners | October 2022

It’s hard to explain to someone who has never been accused of a crime that they cannot use their own money, and this situation could last for months. Nonetheless, an institution exerting this effect functions under Polish law and can impact both individuals and companies This institution is the freezing of accounts. In general it is used where there is a suspicion that funds in an account have a criminal origin or are related to an offence ...

Shoosmiths LLP | October 2022

Hybrid working is now an accepted way of working for many employees who relish the balance it brings to their lives. The approach has challenges for employers; not least performance management of remote employees and how to deal with issues that arise. Hybrid working certainly has its benefits, with many surveys reporting that employees who work from home for part of the week feel more productive and can maintain a better work / life balance ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | October 2022

    Mamo TCV Advocates will be at the Start Up Festival Malta organised by StartinMalta this week! The 2nd edition of the Start Up Festival will be taking place on the 13 & 14 October 2022 at Villa Bighi, Kalkara. Reach out to us to have a chat about our newly launched Start-Up Toolkit or get in touch with us on [email protected] to set up a meeting to discuss how we can help you navigate your legal & regulatory obligations ...

Shoosmiths LLP | October 2022

‘Coming out’, whether as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer, absolutely still matters. With changing societal attitudes and the recent courageous public announcements of two professional footballers, it is hoped that it is getting easier. Nonetheless, workplace statistics still show that LGBTQ+ employees do not openly voice their sexuality and/or gender identity at work through fear of discrimination and harassment ...

Wardynski & Partners | October 2022

The insurer incorrectly notified the insured of the general conditions of insurance. Could this result in the insurer being required to pay compensation, even though the general conditions of insurance state that there is an exception excluding the insurer’s liability?   In our practice, we encountered an issue surrounding the need to notify the insured of the general conditions of the insurance contract ...

ALRUD Law Firm | October 2022

On 7 October 2022 the President of the Russian Federation has signed Federal Law No. 387-FZ 'On Amendments to Article 52 of the Arbitrazh Procedure Code of the Russian Federation and Article 45 of the Civil Procedure Code of the Russian Federation'. The Federal Law comes into force on 18 October 2022 ...

ALRUD Law Firm | October 2022

Please be informed that today the online form for submission of applications for IT accreditation according to the new rules was launched. As a reminder, on September 30, 2022, the Russian government approved the new rules and criteria for IT companies1 accreditation ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | October 2022

  We are pleased to launch the Mamo TCV Start-Up Toolkit. Our start-up toolkit is a bundle of legal, corporate and regulatory services designed as a starter pack for entrepreneurs wishing to set up a business in Malta. Through the Toolkit, we aim to lower the barriers to entry for start-ups by providing key documentation required at company formation stage and guidance on how to fulfil their obligations to be in a position to launch their commercial proposition ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | October 2022

  In the case with number 609/2018 TA decided on the 29th of September 2022, the employee was alleging that he had suffered an injury whilst performing his duties as a gardener. The defendant company employing the plaintiff rejected responsibility for this alleged incident ...

Shoosmiths LLP | October 2022

This article focuses on the key aspects of the New Homes Quality Code (NHQC), which developers must consider and implement at the reservation and pre-contract stages ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | October 2022

  Dr Nicholas Valenzia, head of the Aviation Practice Area at the firm, has moderated a panel focusing on the Finance and Legal aspects of Aviation, featuring Alexandra Asche, Sales Director, from Global Jet Capital and Khader Mattar, CEO, from IC Group. The firm has once again participated in the Malta Aviation Conference & Expo (MACE) held at the Hilton, Portomaso between the 5th and 6th October, 2022 ...

Shoosmiths LLP | October 2022

The passing of Her Late Majesty marks the end of an era, the sudden absence of a reassuring figure who has been with most of us for all of our lives, but it is only the latest in a series of seismic events to remind us of constant change and of our need to continually adapt. With rising inflation and increasing energy costs and an anticipated fall in donations, charities face meeting more demand from fewer resources and the question of what they should be doing at this time ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | October 2022

  The Sustainable Finance: Investment Services, Asset Management & FinTech webinar is being held as part the Mamo TCV Sustainable Finance Week being held between 24 October & 28 October 2022. Please click here for the programme of events ...

Shoosmiths LLP | October 2022

Separate ownership of mines and minerals poses a risk for developers that must be assessed and mitigated as appropriate. The basic rule of property ownership is that the owner of land owns up to the heavens and down to the centre of the earth. Following this common law presumption, mines and minerals are presumed to be owned by the surface landowner, unless it is shown that they have been severed and therefore in separate ownership ...

ALRUD Law Firm | October 2022

Please be informed that the Ministry of Labour of the Russian Federation clarified the procedure for the preservation of jobs of mobilized citizens (Letter of the Ministry of Labour of the Russian Federation No. 14-6/10/В-13042 as of September 27, 2022) ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | October 2022

  Dr Nicholas Valenzia, head of our aviation practice team, will be moderating a legal and financial panel at MACE, the upcoming Malta Aviation Conference & Expo, to be held at the Hilton, Malta between the 5th and 6th October, 2022. Dr Ingrid Fenech and Dr Joshua Chircop will also be present at the conference. Please feel free to get in touch directly to make an appointment ...

Shoosmiths LLP | October 2022

Levelling up was barely mentioned in the recent “mini budget”, reports say barely any of the levelling up funds have actually been spent and figures show that since the first time then PM Boris Johnson uttered those two words “levelling up” in 2020, our regional cities continue to lag behind the capital. Investment is 23% lower, take up 12% lower and average rents a whopping 54% lower ...

ALRUD Law Firm | October 2022

On 28 March 2022, the Government of the Russian Federation adopted Resolution No. 497 which introduced a large-scale bankruptcy moratorium starting 1 April. We have already written about the moratorium and the consequences of its introduction for creditors and debtors in more detail here and here. The legal regulation of the moratorium was established in accordance with Article 9.1 of the Bankruptcy Law and the clarifications set forth in Resolution No ...

Shoosmiths LLP | October 2022

During the mini-Budget on 23 September 2022, the Chancellor of the Exchequer made a significant (and unexpected!) announcement that reforms previously made to the IR35 off payroll working regulations will be repealed from 6 April 2023. Quick recap Reforms were made to the IR35 regulations in both 2017 (for the public sector) and in 2021 (for the private sector) ...

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