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Mining companies need to start thinking seriously about ESG

Mining companies need to start thinking seriously about ESG

By , , , and | 14 May 2019

The introduction of new, tougher standards together with recent case law, point to a harsher, less forgiving approach to enforcement and larger fines for regulatory non-compliance and failings in relation to environmental and social governance.

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FOI request shows HMRC failing to crack down on money laundering

FOI request shows HMRC failing to crack down on money laundering

By and | 08 Apr 2019

Statistics obtained by European law firm Fieldfisher through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request indicate that HMRC is failing in its aim to reduce incidents of money laundering in the UK, despite pledging to crack down on corporate and financial crime.

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Off payroll working rules in the private sector (IR35):  HMRC publishes latest consultation

Off payroll working rules in the private sector (IR35): HMRC publishes latest consultation

By , , , and | 08 Mar 2019

HMRC has published its latest consultation on the forthcoming legislative changes to the rules on off payroll working in the private sector (known as IR35).

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All clear: Taking the legal turmoil out of tech

All clear: Taking the legal turmoil out of tech

By | 21 Jan 2019

At a time of heightened business risk and potentially crippling uncertainty for UK companies, Andrew Dodd, partner and head of technology disputes at Fieldfisher, looks at how recent legal decisions have created reasons to be cheerful in the technology sector.

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Russia Refuses to Recognise an ICC Award due to "Imprecise" Nature of the Parties' Arbitration Clause

Russia Refuses to Recognise an ICC Award due to "Imprecise" Nature of the Parties' Arbitration Clause

By | 10 Dec 2018

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation recently affirmed the judgments of two lower courts refusing to recognise an ICC Award on the basis that the arbitration clause in the Parties' agreement only referred to the Rules of Arbitration of the ICC and not a specific arbitration institution.

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Brexit changes to the Package Travel Regulations 2018

Brexit changes to the Package Travel Regulations 2018

05 Nov 2018

The Government has recently published a draft of the regulations which will make the necessary Brexit amendments to the Package Travel

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Litigation privilege in the context of Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) – an analysis of the High Court's treatment of litigation privilege issues in ENRC and the consequent Court of Appeal judgment

By and | 24 Oct 2018

There was relief at the rejection of the High Court's judgment especially in relation to the ruling that litigation privilege can attach to internal investigation reports and their underlying documents.

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Arabian Rights: Breaking the Saudi glass ceiling

Arabian Rights: Breaking the Saudi glass ceiling

By | 02 Oct 2018

Fieldfisher partner Vivien Davies argues that pro-female cultural shifts underway in Saudi Arabia, thanks to the comparatively liberal policies of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, need to be backed by legal reform to enable women to reach their professional potential.

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