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High Court dismisses appeal against first Unexplained Wealth Order

The appeal The wife of a prominent banker (since revealed to be Mrs Zamira Hajiyeva, the wife of an Azerbaijani former state banker) brought a challenge against an UWO which...

Written on: 12 Nov 2018


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Extension of off-payroll IR35 rules to the private sector in 2020, and other current tax and legal developments: how can staffing companies prepare?

The long expected extension of the off-payroll IR35 rules was announced in the recent Budget. Following consultation, the government seems to have heeded concerns raised by industry about time needed...

Written on: 12 Nov 2018


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Osborne Clarke Solutions | Helping clients meet their unmet needs

Osborne Clarke Solutions (OCS) is about transforming your relationship with Osborne Clarke through the use of shared technology. The team adopt a pioneering approach to shaping, using and sharing legal...

Written on: 12 Nov 2018


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Payments Law Update | Autumn 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of Osborne Clarke’s Payments Law Update. If you would like to discuss any of the content, or have a subject that you would like us...

Written on: 7 Nov 2018


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Pensions | RPI / CPI: Supreme Court hands down its judgment in the Barnardo’s case

Today (7 November 2018), the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Barnardo's v Buckinghamshire and others. In a unanimous decision, the Court ruled that the scheme's definition of 'Retail...

Written on: 7 Nov 2018


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New Deal for Consumers: European Data Protection Supervisor concerned reforms could undermine GDPR

Background As we reported in April, the EU has conducted a major revaluation of EU consumer law directives. As a consequence, the EU has proposed a series of amendments to...

Written on: 7 Nov 2018


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Food waste – is it a big meal?

Last year 88 million tonnes of food was wasted in the EU; the majority of this wastage came from major retailers with product that had gone out of date. In...

Written on: 7 Nov 2018


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Levelling the playing field | New proposals to extend the FCA’s general standards and communication rules to EMIs and PIs

On 1 August 2018, the FCA published proposals to align the regulatory requirements around communication that are applicable to FSMA-authorised firms (i.e. banks) with those that apply to payment institutions...

Written on: 7 Nov 2018


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New FCA proposals on the approach to RTS and EBA Guidelines under PSD2

As we await the final rules and guidance from the FCA following its consultation through CP18/25 (the consultation period on which closed on 12 October 2018), we take the opportunity...

Written on: 7 Nov 2018


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