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- Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012
UN Human Rights Council 42: Statement for the Universal Periodic Review on Brunei Darussalam.
.... The United Kingdom is grateful for Brunei ... the introduction of the Sharia Penal Code, the UK appreciates assurances ...
- Merchant Shipping Act 1995
Botswana: Decriminalisation of consensual same sex relations should inspire other African countries.
...RDATE:11062019 . LONDON, United Kingdom -- Today's judgement by the ... 164(c) and 167 of the Botswana Penal Code which criminalised "Unnatural ...
The international legal context governing intercountry adoptions by gay men and lesbians.
..., Iceland, Denmark, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Norway, ... the case in Benin (Article 88, Penal Code 1995), Botswana (section 154, ...
Bad leaver compulsory transfer provisions in articles – penal or not?
The High Court has recently considered whether the compulsory transfer provisions in a company's articles, under which "bad leaver" shareholders were entitled only to a reduced value for their shares, amounted to an unenforceable penalty.
..., which set out a detailed and extensive code for the compulsory transfer of a shareholder's ...
Social Networking: An Advantage for your Business or a Liability?
... permitted under the KSA Labour Code (article 80), UAE Labour Law ... brought under each country's penal code. Reputation Employees' ...
Trusts Under Threat: Risks Or Opportunities?
... reacted with, in some case penal, legislation imposing taxation on ... with the tenets of a civil code. As a consequence, foundations were ...
- Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016
UK Supreme Court unshackles the rule on penalties under English Law
Whilst on the face of it a decision of the UK Supreme Court may appear to have little relevance to the UAE or the Middle East region generally, this judgment will be of considerable interest to those of our clients and professional contacts who deal with contracts governed by English law, contracts subject to DIFC law and, in due course, the law of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). Both the...
... as, pursuant to Article 390 of the UAE Civil Code, a judge has the discretion to adjust any such ...
Directors' Duties And The Increasing Requirement For D&O Insurance In The UAE
... way of example, the UAE Civil Code imposes a tortious duty on directors ... of a company, and the UAE Penal Code provides criminal sanctions for ...
Arbitral Awards Based on Penalty Clauses: Enforceable?
A recent English High Court decision suggests that some such awards may be enforceable notwithstanding the rule against penalties. In Pencil Hill Limited v US Citta di Palermo S.p.A., the English High Court enforced an arbitral award that was based on a penalty clause in an agreement. The award was issued by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (the CAS) in Switzerland. The...
Confidentiality, Tax Avoidance And Evasion
... matters even if their criminal code provides for innocence until guilt ... lodge provided by your home penal authorities. The Chinese tax ...
Offshore Trusts And UK Resident Foreign Domiciliaries
... There are two anti-avoidance codes: (i) the settlements code; and (ii) ... transfer of value will trigger penal provisions). The content of this ...
- PROTECTION OF WOMEN REFUGEE AGAINST SEXUAL OFFENCES. The case of Kasulu District
Briefing Note: Offshore Trusts And UK Resident Foreign Domiciliaries
... There are two anti-avoidance codes:. the settlements code; and the ... Land Tax (SDLT) is now at a penal rate of 15%. This higher rate does ...
Stamp Duty Land Tax - Is Planning Still Possible?
... has led to the imposition of a penal 15% charge where a residential ... Under the Banking Code of Practice, banks have committed ...
Insurance Market Update - December 2010
... to comply will be subject to a penal withholding tax of 30% on all the US ... Under Chapter 4 of the Code". The content of this article is ...
Managing The Risks Of Social Media
... of communication and penalties for any violation against it. The ... (as amended)) or the UAE Penal Code containing provisions that deal with ...
Confidentiality, Tax Avoidance and Evasion August 22, 2013
... matters even if their criminal code provides for innocence until guilt ... lodge provided by your home penal authorities. Do not take short ...
- Transitional Justice and a Creation of Human Right Culture in Ethiopia. Addressing the Past and Assuring the Future
Supreme Court unshackles the rule on penalties
The Supreme Court has reviewed the basis on which courts will uphold as non-penal a contractual term providing for a sum to be paid, or other sanction to apply, on breach of contract. The Supreme Court has recast the rule on penalties, resulting in significant drafting and other practical lessons for those negotiating commercial contracts or seeking to impose charges for defaults in consumer...
... achieved the status of a "quasi-statutory code". This had created a number of difficulties: . ...
UK Corporate Governance Code. As a result of its review of the ... The United Kingdom is party to several ... the enforcement of a foreign penal law. In addition, either under ...
Pension issues on corporate transactions
Pension issues in corporate transactions can be complex when a defined benefit (final salary) scheme is involved. Factors to consider include - - risks of action by the Pensions Regulator; - penal fines and criminal sanctions announced in the March 2018 White Paper; - implications of a share sale – what should buyers and sellers think about;
Piracy - Watch Your Back!
... important of which is the United Nations Convention 1982 on the Law ... themselves facing unforeseen penal consequences under foreign laws. ... Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code requires all vessels, flagged in a ... London. EC3A 7NJ. UNITED KINGDOM. . E-mail: EFitzgerald@blg.co.uk. ...