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The Great British Break Off: Key considerations for AIFMs preparing for a “no deal” Brexit

This article looks at the latest guidance published for asset managers (and financial services firms, generally) in relation to the UK’s departure from the European Union and the preparation for...

Written on: 21 Sep 2018

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Ofcom proposing new rules for end-of-contract notifications for mobile, landline, broadband and Pay TV customers

Ofcom is consulting on new rules to require providers of mobile, fixed line phone, broadband and/or pay TV services (standalone or as a bundle) to pro-actively notify their consumer and...

Written on: 21 Sep 2018

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Brexit and the Energy & Utilities Sector – Part 5: #Funding of energy investments

Background European state aid law is - due to its direct applicability, its great economic importance and its considerable effects on the regulatory competence of the Member States - a...

Written on: 20 Sep 2018

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International Tax Update | September 2018

Osborne Clarke bolsters its international tax offering with appointment of new Dutch Partner We are delighted to announce that we have hired tax specialist Job van der Pol to strengthen...

Written on: 18 Sep 2018

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PPF compensation | Landmark CJEU decision confirms 50% compensation minimum

The PPF is reviewing how it calculates member benefits as a result of this decision. Although the decision is only expected to affect 1% of its members directly, it will...

Written on: 18 Sep 2018

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High Court finds that SFO can compel production of documents held outside UK

In its key finding in R (on the application of KBR Inc.) v Director of the Serious Fraud Office [2018] EWHC 2368 (Admin), the Court held that: “s2(3) extends extraterritoriality...

Written on: 17 Sep 2018

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Written on: 17 Sep 2018

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Taxation of cryptocurrencies in Europe: an overview

What is cryptocurrency? The term "cryptocurrency" emerged as a reference to a Bitcoin-style digital currency whose ownership (at issue and following any subsequent transfers) is recorded as a chain of...

Written on: 17 Sep 2018

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Developing a regulatory landscape for the future of mobility

In an article that first appeared in Intelligent Transport, Deborah Harvey, Associate Director and Amy Stray, Senior Associate at Osborne Clarke discuss the regulatory process for the future of mobility,...

Written on: 17 Sep 2018

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