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05/08/2022
CMS ad­vises con­sor­ti­um on ac­quis­i­tion of in­terest in world’s largest off­shore...
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised a con­sor­ti­um com­prised of GLIL In­fra­struc­ture and Oc­topus En­ergy Group on its agree­ment to ac­quire a 12.5% in­terest in the Hornsea One Off­shore Wind Farm from Glob­al...
05/08/2022
Clos­ing the gaps to pro­tect so­ci­ety’s most vul­ner­able – are you af­fected...
The on­go­ing is­sues sur­round­ing un­reg­u­lated chil­dren’s so­cial care con­tin­ue. We last wrote about the prob­lem of un­reg­u­lated chil­dren’s ser­vices in Eng­land in our art­icle dated 17 March 2022, fol­low­ing...
05/08/2022
Play­ing it Safe – Landown­ers are not en­titled to re­quire ex­tens­ive safety...
In On Tower UK Ltd v AP Wire­less II (UK) Ltd the Up­per Tribunal (Lands Cham­ber) con­sidered the health and safety im­plic­a­tions for site pro­viders where elec­tron­ic com­mu­nic­a­tions are op­er­ated on their land...
05/08/2022
UK Gov­ern­ment to con­sult on fun­da­ment­al re­form of GB Elec­tri­city Mar­ket
The UK Gov­ern­ment’s De­part­ment for Busi­ness, En­ergy and In­dus­tri­al Strategy (“BEIS”) has pub­lished a wide-ran­ging con­sulta­tion on the most sig­ni­fic­ant piece of elec­tri­city mar­ket re­form in a dec­ade...
04/08/2022
Build­ing Safety Act 2022: con­sid­er­a­tions for the Health­care Sec­tor
Fol­low­ing the Gren­fell Tower tragedy in 2017 the Gov­ern­ment com­mis­sioned an in­de­pend­ent re­view of the build­ing reg­u­la­tions around fire safety.  The re­view was led by Dame Ju­dith Hackitt and con­cluded...
04/08/2022
FCA fi­nal rules chal­lenge fin­an­cial pro­mo­tions of high-risk in­vest­ments
On 1 Au­gust 2022, in a bid to tackle mis­lead­ing ad­verts that en­cour­age in­vest­ment in high-risk products, the FCA pub­lished stronger rules re­lat­ing to the fin­an­cial pro­mo­tions of high-risk in­vest­ments...
04/08/2022
Over­sight of Ap­poin­ted Rep­res­ent­at­ives
The Fin­an­cial Con­duct Au­thor­ity (“FCA”) has pub­lished new rules to im­prove over­sight over ap­poin­ted rep­res­ent­at­ives (“ARs”), which will take ef­fect on 8 Decem­ber 2022. These new rules are in­ten­ded...
04/08/2022
Cryptoassets held by in­di­vidu­als: What con­sti­tutes “trad­ing” for tax pur­poses
HM Rev­en­ue & Cus­toms (“HM­RC”) con­tin­ues to up­date and ex­pand its guid­ance on the tax­a­tion of cryptoassets held by in­di­vidu­als. In this series, we will ex­plore vari­ous tax top­ics rel­ev­ant to in­di­vidu­als...
04/08/2022
In­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion law and rules in Eng­land and Wales
There is a no­tori­ously high hurdle to over­come in or­der suc­cess­fully to chal­lenge an ar­bit­ra­tion award un­der Eng­lish law. In fig­ures pub­lished by the Com­mer­cial Court in 2018, 112 chal­lenges were brought...
04/08/2022
FCA fi­nal rules chal­lenge fin­an­cial pro­mo­tions of high-risk in­vest­ments
On 1 Au­gust 2022, in a bid to tackle mis­lead­ing ad­verts that en­cour­age in­vest­ment in high-risk products, the FCA pub­lished stronger rules re­lat­ing to the fin­an­cial pro­mo­tions of high-risk in­vest­ments...
04/08/2022
Cryptoassets held by in­di­vidu­als: What con­sti­tutes “trad­ing” for tax pur­poses
HM Rev­en­ue & Cus­toms (“HM­RC”) con­tin­ues to up­date and ex­pand its guid­ance on the tax­a­tion of cryptoassets held by in­di­vidu­als. In this series, we will ex­plore vari­ous tax top­ics rel­ev­ant to in­di­vidu­als...
04/08/2022
The United King­dom im­mig­ra­tion and travel re­quire­ments for refugees from...
The in­form­a­tion is cur­rently ac­cur­ate as at 26 May. | Наразі інформація точна станом на 26 травня. 1. Do I need a visa to enter this jur­is­dic­tion? | Чи потрібна...
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