On Monday, according to this press release from the Council of the European Union, all 27 members of the European Council voted in favor of the adoption of the Corporate Sustainability...
With the publication of the Jersey Private Funds Guide in April 2017, Jersey introduced a welcome simplification of its funds regime, by providing for a single Jersey private fund product...
Baker & Partners
A Norwich Pharmacal Order (NPO) is a disclosure order which allows information to be obtained from third parties who have become ‘mixed up' in wrongdoing, helping individuals to investigate,...
In our second episode of season two, Group Partner Julia Keppe and Senior Associate Alice Wight interview Luxembourg-based Legal Director Michael Mbayi who was recently recognised...
The festive period is almost here and there are lots of ways for families to celebrate with Jersey Heritage, whether it's by enjoying traditional food, making decorations, or following fun trails.
UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered the Autumn Statement (Medium-term Fiscal Plan) on November 17, 2022. The plan states that the government's priorities are "stability, growth...
Two recent first instance decisions have thrown into doubt whether or not a sole director of a company can make decisions and/or whether a single director can effectively act if, in the past...
The use of face masks at work is back under the spotlight as winter approaches, with two recent Employment Tribunal decisions considering whether it could be an act of disability discrimination to require disabled employees to wear face masks.
The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has published its second consultation on the Building Safety Levy, which is part of a package of measures proposed by the Government...
Kilburn & Strode
When little robots burst on to our screens to the tune of the "Hamburger Rhumba" in the (some would say) "classic" hit 1987 film, "Batteries Not Included", the idea of robots...
A year ago, the world looked a very different place. The relaxing of Covid restrictions was accompanied by a sense of cautious optimism. Fears in the early days of the pandemic...
The UK Government is supporting the Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Bill to significantly expand employers' liability for harassment in the workplace.
Marks & Clerk
The Unified Patent Court (UPC) is scheduled to open its doors in just over four months - but what actions do patent holders need to take now?
Marks & Clerk
With a fantastic history of engineering excellence and innovation in Aberdeen keeping the oil and gas industry in Europe thriving for decades, it is no wonder that other industries may look...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Kevin Clancy, a Partner in our regulatory team, has written a series of articles to guide you through the new short-term let licensing scheme which came into force in Scotland on 1 October 2022.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On 18 November 2022, the UK government announced a decision to require the divestment of an 86% stake in one of the UK's largest semiconductor plants, Newport Wafer Fab, held by Dutch-incorporated, but ultimately Chinese-owned, Nexperia Holding BV.
Endeavours obligations are common provisions in property contracts.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In this regular update, we round-up FinTech-related financial services regulatory developments for the week ending 25 November 2022.
Now that the dust has (almost!) settled on issues relating to LIBOR cessation in fund financing transactions (and the lending markets more generally), we are increasingly seeing market...
According to the World Health Organization, 84.2m people have been infected with the HIV virus and about 40.1m people have died of HIV and AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic.