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Sale and leaseback in the UAE is now 'a thing'

A sale and leaseback transaction is the sale of an asset which is then leased back, from the new owner, to the original owner. This briefing takes a look at their emergence in the UAE.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 23 March 2017 | Practice Area: Commercial Property

Is it right that employees can unlawfully remove confidential documents and not pay damages?

The High Court has recently considered the approach to assessing "licence fee damages" in a claim against two former employees of Marathon Asset Management.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 23 March 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

New employment tribunal compensation limits from April 2017

From 6 April 2017 limits on compensation which can be awarded by an employment tribunal will increase, meaning a finding of unfair dismissal could cost employers more.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 23 March 2017 | Practice Area: Employment

Disclosure and transparency in private equity

The Private Equity Reporting Group has refreshed its good practice reporting guidance for the larger private equity portfolio companies with revised examples of good practice to assist with compliance.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 23 March 2017 | Practice Area: Art. 8 Human Rights Act

How directors can use sustainability to drive value

As investors focus on environmental, social and governance issues, boards that lead in these areas may reap significant benefits.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 22 March 2017 | Practice Area: Environment

Man(ufacturing) vs. Machine

The extent of automation's impact and how soon employees will feel it - especially those in particularly susceptible sectors like manufacturing - remains the subject of intense debate.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 22 March 2017 | Practice Area: Information Technology

Tackling the key challenges facing independent firms - the Global Independent Law Firms Forum 2017

Macfarlanes senior partner Charles Martin talks to Legal Week's John Malpas about the challenges facing independent law firms and the forthcoming Global Independent Law Firms Forum 2017.

Law Firm: Legal Week | Published: 22 March 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

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Using documents previously disclosed in earlier litigation

The restrictions on the collateral use of documents previously disclosed in separate litigation have recently come under the judicial spotlight.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 22 March 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

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Insurers' exposure on uninsured losses

The recent decision in XYZ v Travelers Insurance Company Ltd [2017] EWHC 287 (QB) serves as a warning to insurers that funding such litigation may come at a price.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 22 March 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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South Africa’s Financial Sector Regulation Bill and the regulation of financial conglomerates

The latest draft of the Financial Sector Regulation Bill was published by the National Treasury (Treasury) on 21 October 2016. This briefing takes a closer look.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 21 March 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

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