COVID- 19:The Global Impact Of COVID-19 On The Financial, Business and Trade Sectors

Introduction The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020, causing a huge impact on people’s livelihoods, families, and communities. In addition to the serious implications for people’s health and the healthcare services, Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to make significant implications on businesses, financial services, employment, service sectors, and the global economy at […]

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Benchmark Litigation 2022: Anuwat Ngamprasertkul Ranked as Litigation Star

The rankings for Benchmark Litigation 2022 have been released, and Anuwat Ngamprasertkul, Partner and Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution as well as Co-Head of Tech-Media-Telecoms, has received recognition as a “Litigation Star” which are lawyers who are highly regarded by their peers and possess a strong case record and positive client feedback. Also, the editorial […]

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The Governance Procedures of Public Tenders in Kuwait

Public agencies need a group of contracting and supplies according to the nature of their work, especially at a time when other state institutions may not be able to provide such services and goods, therefore public agencies are forced to contract with private sector entities. This contract is regarded as one of its kind, as […]

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Julia Charlton attends reception today at 10 Downing Street to mark the 2022 Commonwealth Heads Government Meeting

Delighted to attend a reception today at 10 Downing Street to mark the 2022 Commonwealth Heads Government Meeting & celebrate the UK’s business, trade and investment relationships across the Commonwealth. Good to hear Boris Johnson emphasising the importance and growth potential of Commonwealth trade and business. Thanks and congratulations to Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council for all their great […]

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Court of Appeal Dismisses Assignment Challenge By Mena Halton

Judgment was handed down by the Court of Appeal on 9 May 2022 in Lock v Stanley, Neutral Citation Number: [2022] EWCA Civ 626. The Court of Appeal upheld the first instance decision of HHJ Halliwell refusing to set aside an assignment to Manolete. It was held that the Appellant as Defendant to Manolete’s claim […]

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The causes of exclusion of the shareholder of S.r.l. must be specifically indicated in the By-laws – tax implications of the exclusion

With the recent ruling of 23 March 2022, the Naples Business Court declared void and null the shareholder exclusion clause contained in the By-laws of an S.r.l. according to which “serious breaches of the obligations deriving from the social contract” constitute just cause for the exclusion of the shareholder. In its explanation of the grounds […]

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A new form of business organization in Poland: “Simple Joint Stock Company”

On 1st March 2020 a new form of company called “simple joint stock company” (SJSC) was established by the Polish legislature as a new form of business organisation. The outbreak of the Covid–19 Pandemic and the difficulties with adapting a new technology serving the registration of SJCS at the Polish Court Registry System have certainly […]

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What Is The Current Romanian Corporate Taxation Regime?

A standard question of any potential foreign investor in Romania is, what is the current situation in Romania regarding the taxation of companies.  To assist potential investors, we have prepared a short note which outlines the basic principles of the taxation regime for companies and individuals.  This note is not intended to provide an answer […]

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Important Changes To Trust Legislation

You may not be aware of some new legislation which has been announced that forces nearly all trusts to register with HMRC before 1 September 2022, whether or not they have a liability. The new rules impose penalties for non-compliance which will include many arrangements that have not previously needed to be reported. If you […]

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The Impact of War in Ukraine
on the Polish Economy (2022)

 The Russian Invasion of Ukraine on 24th February 2022 led to a panic on the global financial markets and it has had an impact on the social and business life of society throughout almost the entire world. A cut price occurred throughout all world economies and the Stock Exchange Market in Warsaw (GPW) noticed the […]

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SFC End-To-End Tests for Hong Kong Investor Identity Regime

On 31 March 2022, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) issued a circular regarding the mandatory end-to-end (E2E) test for systems for the Hong Kong Investor Identification Regime (HKIDR). The circular provides a summary of the preparation work necessary for implementing the mandatory E2E test which licensed and registered intermediaries must complete between mid-May […]

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