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AIG Europe Limited v Woodman and others

On 22 March 2017, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of AIG Europe Limited v Woodman and others. This briefing examines the case.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 24 March 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Cayman Islands: CRS notification and reporting deadlines extended

On 3 March 2017 the Cayman Islands announced that the 2017 deadlines for notification and reporting obligations under the Common Reporting Standard regulations will be extended by two months.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 24 March 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

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

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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

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

House of Lords looks to accelerate driverless opportunities for the UK

A report released on 15 March by The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has warned that the UK risks missing out on the benefits of driverless vehicles unless urgent government action is taken.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 21 March 2017 | Practice Area: Technology

MiFID 2: The essential checklist

This focuses on the changes that will impact investment advisory and wealth management firms.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 20 March 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

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