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CMA Demands Greater Transparency from Legal Service Providers

People need better information about legal services to help them shop around more effectively, a CMA study concluded today.

April 11, 2017
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Businesses Could face £2,675 Foreign Worker Recruitment Charge

Brexit has prompted a surge in enquiries to immigration lawyers with businesses and workers concerned for their future one week on from the EU Referendum.National law firm Simpson Millar’s Head of Immigration Emma Brooksbank has reported a huge rise in calls from EU migrants hoping to secure permanent residence and a similar surge in enquiries from businesses employing foreign workers who face a significant new tariff as the UK exits the European Union.

March 17, 2017
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2016 Asia Pacific Legal Guide

Thiru & Thiru is a full service mid-size law firm with nine partners and 50 plus associates. We got in touch with Thiruvengadam B.C, Senior Partner at Thiru & Thiru, to find out more about their firm and got his insight into the Indian legal landscape.

May 13, 2016
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THe.MiS Attorneys -at-Law

THe.MiS Attorneys-at-Law is a Taiwanese law firm specialising in domestic and international family law, human rights law, litigation and dispute resolution.

May 11, 2016
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2016 Asia Pacific Legal Guide

Rosetini Ibrahim established Rosetini & Partners (the “Firm”) in the beginning of 2005.The Firm’s tagline is: passionate, committed and reliable. It is passionate about assisting the legal needs of its clients and committed to deliver the best outcome for them. It is reliable because it values the trust of its clients and put their needs and interest as first priority.

May 05, 2016
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Overview of UAE’s new Commercial Companies Law

The UAE’s new Commercial Companies Law No. 2 of 2015 (the “New Law”) was issued on the 25th of March 2015 and came into effect 3 months following its issuance date (the “Effective Date”) repealing the old UAE’s Commercial Companies Law No. 8 of 1984 (the “Old Law”).

April 28, 2016
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2016 Asia Pacific Legal Guide

YOU ME Patent & Law Firm was established in 1981 and is now currently one of the largest IP firms in Korea with over 34 partners, 54 associates, and 170 engineers and administrative staff. We spoke to David Hunjoon Kim, Partner at YOU ME, to find out more about their firm, and how they have grown to become leaders in their industry.

April 15, 2016
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Arbitrator of the Month

Betto seraglini is a boutique dispute resolution law firm specialising in international arbitration and commercial litigation. They launched in 2013 with Professor Christophe Seraglini, in order to provide tailored high-quality legal services to sophisticated clients. They work for high profile clients, mostly in the defence, energy, civil aviation, construction and investment sectors in disputes requiring very particular technical and legal expertise.

March 03, 2016
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Setting up a Business in the UAE

James Berry & Associates is one of the longest established legal practices in Dubai, offering an overall solution for the highly diverse needs of their clients. We spoke to them to find out more about their region, and how they assist businesses in the UAE.

March 02, 2016
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Homebuyers save Hundreds of Millions from Stamp Duty Reform

Over 780,000 homebuyers saved an estimated £657 million on Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in the year since the tax was reformed, the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced today.

February 29, 2016
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Arbitrator of the Month

Jacques Werner is a senior arbitrator for Werner & Associés.

January 27, 2016
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New EU Rules on Financial Benchmarks

Commission welcomes agreement on new rules to prevent manipulation

November 30, 2015
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Main Changes Regarding Buy-to-Let Taxes and How It Will Affect Landlords

Landlords are becoming increasingly worried about the changes to tax on profits generated by buy to let properties.

September 17, 2015
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Queen's Speech Announces Enterprise Bill

Tracy Ewen, managing director of IGF Invoice Finance, comments on the announcement of a new Enterprise Bill designed to cut red tape for SME's

May 28, 2015
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Olgiers: Global Offshore and Legal Advice Relevant to Tax

Ogier has launched a cross-jurisdictional Tax team in response to requirements from corporate clients, their advisers and trustees.

May 21, 2015
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ECB can Pause for Breath.... but Still a Lot Left to Do

Annual consumer price inflation across the Eurozone climbed up to zero in April 2015, after four months of consecutive declines. It still remains well below the European Central Bank’s target of at or below 2.0% however, with the weak performance owing largely to declining energy prices. The unemployment rate stayed steady at 11.3% in March.

May 19, 2015
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