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Today
A stark warning on the implications of a 'no deal' Brexit for the chemicals industry has been issued by the UK government, a legal expert has said. [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Businesses that are defrauded of assets by cyber criminals can obtain court orders to prevent their funds from being dispersed around the world even where the identities of the perpetrators and the actual recipients of the funds are not known, according to a landmark ruling in the UK. [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Insurers have been urged to carry out a review of their organisational structure and ways in which they encourage career progression after an industry report called on firms to do more to help women into top jobs. [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Chief justices in China and Singapore have agreed guidance on the recognition and enforcement of money judgments issued by the courts of Singapore and the People's Republic of China in commercial disputes. [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Fears that Brexit will spur a shortage of medicines in Europe have eased, according to the results of a survey newly published by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The UK's financial services sector has scope to grow in Asia, a government minister has said. [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
EU member states lost nearly €150 billion (£134bn) in VAT revenue in 2016, according to new research published by the European Commission. [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Earlier
The English High Court has ruled that a charter company was in breach of contract when it failed to provide cargoes to a ship owner – but that the contract's ‘force majeure' clause means it escapes paying damages. [...]
Mon, Sep 24, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
ANALYSIS: So-called 'SEPA' standards will continue to apply to UK-based banks post-Brexit, regardless of whether an agreement is reached on the terms of the UK's withdrawal from the EU, according to recent plans outlined by the UK government. [...]
Mon, Sep 24, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
ANALYSIS: Climate change poses huge questions for the insurance industry, and the implications of major weather events, changing temperatures and shifting land use and availability will be felt by insurers for decades to come. [...]
Mon, Sep 24, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Banks in the UK will need to apply to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) by 14 June 2019 for an exemption from a central regulatory requirement of EU payment services laws. [...]
Mon, Sep 24, 2018
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL
Geo-blocking rules set to take effect later this year apply to cross-border cloud computing contracts between businesses, the European Commission has confirmed. [...]
Mon, Sep 24, 2018
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL