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Start of the limitation period to bring an action for annulment in complex bank contracts

From a superficial and layman’s reading of article 1,301 of the Spanish Civil Code coupled with the ambiguous terminology used therein, it can be inferred that this article regulates the...

Written on 20 Nov 2017


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Ending exploitation and false self-employment in the gig economy | New UK report and draft Bill published today affecting all suppliers and users of contingent workers

In the UK the spotlight is again on the gig economy with a joint report – ‘A Framework for Modern Employment’ – and draft Bill published by the Work and...

Written on 20 Nov 2017


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The Spanish “Impatriate” tax regime: recent tax rulings allow for a flexible interpretation

As a very broad statement, the special tax regime applicable to workers relocated to Spanish territory or the “Impatriate” tax regime, created in 2004, would allow taxpayers to be taxed...

Written on 20 Nov 2017


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The security breach notification and the adoption of automated individual decision-making within the framework of the General Data Protection Regulation

In an effort to help those controllers and processors in the application of certain obligations from the General Data Protection Regulation, the Article 29 Working Party has published some guidelines...

Written on 20 Nov 2017


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Singapore PDPC issues public consultation relating to the NRIC numbers

Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (“PDPC“) is seeking public feedback on its proposal to revise its Advisory Guidelines relating to the collection, use and disclosure of NRIC numbers (the “Revised...

Written on 17 Nov 2017


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VAT and pensions | What is the current position for occupational pension schemes?

VAT and pensions – what is the current position? There have been a number of developments in this area recently.  In this article, we look at what has changed and...

Written on 17 Nov 2017


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Payments Law Update | November 2017

  Welcome to the latest edition of Osborne Clarke’s Payments Law Update. We hope that you find it interesting. If you would like to discuss any of the content, or...

Written on 14 Nov 2017


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Immigration Act – status checks for bank account customers

Background From December 2014, the Immigration Act 2014 (IA) prohibited banks and buildings societies from opening a new current account for people who are in the UK but do not...

Written on 14 Nov 2017


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Payments Strategy Forum’s blueprint for a new UK payment system

On 28 July 2017, the UK’s Payment Strategy Forum delivered a blueprint for the future of the nation’s payment system, setting out design and implementation approaches for the construction of...

Written on 14 Nov 2017


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