Monthly Archives: September 2023

Real Estate & Construction team joins Collyer Bristow from Ince & Co

Real Estate & Construction team joins Collyer Bristow from Ince & Co Collyer Bristow has announced the recruitment of a six-strong Real Estate & Construction team from Ince & Co. Led by Partner and former Head of Real Estate at …

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Planning Across the Pond (Part 1)

Aidan Grant is joined by Reshma Shah of Duane Morris to discuss what US-focused estate planning looks like and how this can change where a UK taxpayer is involved. Run time: 25 minutes

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UK Supreme Court rules Mozambique Tuna Bonds case can be tried in England

On 20 September 2023, the UK Supreme Court (“UKSC”) handed down a significant judgment in Republic of Mozambique v Privinvest Shipbuilding SAL (Holding) & Ors [2023] UKSC 32 (aka the “Tuna Bonds” case). The judgment concerns the question of whether …

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Is working from home actually more productive?

A recent study by Stanford’s Institute for Economic Policy in the US found that remote work increased significantly during the pandemic, with approximately 10% of workers fully remote, primarily in tech-related roles. However, their productivity was somewhat lower than the …

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Jumping across the Atlantic?

Aidan Grant is interviewed by Ben Small of Ibanista to discuss pre-arrival tax planning for Americans moving to the UK. This episode was first published as part of Just Jump, a podcast series hosted by Ibanista. Run time: 37 minutes

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Regulators respond to government’s ‘pro-innovation approach to AI regulation’

Introduction The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology in almost every area of our lives has grown exponentially in recent times. While such technology has the potential to deliver very significant benefits, it is also increasingly clear that there are …

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Lawyers react as FCA promises ‘prompt action’ over politically exposed persons review

Nigel Brahams, Partner and Head of Financial Services has been quoted in International Investment following the launch of the politically exposed persons review leading to the FCA’s promise of ‘prompt action’. Nigel commented: “The FATF Guidance includes the wording: “These …

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Decision making at board and shareholder level

In this podcast, Partner Ragavan Arunachalam and Associate Helen Ingram from our Commercial services team discuss key considerations for directors over the course of their appointment and what governs the decisions to be taken in respect of a company. Topics …

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FCA ‘De-Banking’ Clampdown May Need Gov’t Backing

It is no secret that, as the digital economy continues to boom and currency is sent flying around the world with unprecedented ease, banks have struggled to balance their compliance responsibilities with their customer care obligations. However, the recent bank …

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Does UK Copyright law provide adequate protection to creators of Generative AI artworks?

Copyright is a property right which recognises an author’s creativity and originality. It arises automatically on the creation of an original work – one which “expresses” the “intellectual creation of an author”. Copyright subsists in a variety of original works, …

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