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28 September 2017
IBM v Dalgleish says “reasonable expectations” are just that – but beware the Consultation Regulations, the new ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’
IBM’s emphatic win in the Court of Appeal has been widely acclaimed as a victory for employers seeking to manage their pension liabilities – and rightly so. But could the judgment have a sting in its tail?
01 March 2017
General Counsel Update, February 2017
This is the latest in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas. Please see a summary of contents below and you can click download above for a full copy. For more information, please contact Simone Pearlman , Editor.
27 February 2017
A DOSE OF ECONOMIC REALITY – THE PENSIONS GREEN PAPER
Last Monday, 20 February the Government published its long-awaited Green Paper, "Security and Sustainability in Defined Benefit Pension Schemes". It focuses on the "central challenge" for DB pension schemes, namely how best to provide a high degree of security in income in a world where nothing can...
10 January 2017
Preview of 2017 - a schedule of anticipated legal developments for the year ahead
2017 will see major changes to the UK legal landscape, with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union expected to be triggered by the end of March 2017 to begin the Brexit process. The legal implications of Brexit will be hugely significant; preparing for their impact will be a substantial...
GDPR made simple - Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association
The Pensions team at Herbert Smith Freehills have collaborated with the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) to produce a "Made Simple" guide to help pension trustees prepare for the arrival of the GDPR , and to illustrate how they can best ensure GDPR-readiness in advance of 25 May...
13 October 2020
Fintech 2021: from crisis to consolidation
For most people, life and work have changed fundamentally since the Covid-19 crisis began – and there are concerns that the crisis could still worsen again . Most areas of the world’s economy have been profoundly affected too, and the Fintech sector is no exception. Fintech has been both an...
09 October 2020
Climate-related disclosures: the new frontier?
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP have published an article in Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law on the Financial Conduct Authority ( FCA )’s proposals for regulating climate-related disclosures and the litigation risks which may arise for issuers from such proposals.
06 October 2020
Pressure Points: Insurance for financial losses arising from the pandemic (UK, Australia)
Business has been looking to insurance to cover some of the financial consequences associated with Covid-19, and test cases have been commenced in both the UK and Australia to explore the boundaries within which insurance policies might respond to Covid-19-related losses. In this update, we...
02 October 2020
Inside tech Asia webinar series
Our Inside Tech Asia Webinar Series covers a range of topics including fintech and digital banking, digital infrastructure, healthtech, and growth and investments in Asia Pacific. New themes and episodes will be added regularly. To join a live webinar session, please register and save the calendar...
02 October 2020
ÁREAS DE IMPACTO: Nuevas medidas concursales y societarias para hacer frente a la crisis generada por el Covid-19 (España)
El pasado 20 de septiembre de 2020, entró en vigor la Ley 3/2020, de 18 de septiembre, de medidas procesales y organizativas para hacer frente al COVID-19 en el ámbito de la Administración de Justicia.
30 September 2020
Alumni Innovating Their Way Through The Pandemic
The world and how we do things has changed for the foreseeable future and our alumni are finding innovative ways of making their services available despite the circumstances. Louise Higgs, Joy Rhoades, Murray Rosen and Alice Clark-Platts have all shared their stories below. If you know of any other...
29 September 2020
Stub equity: ASIC confirms ban on proprietary company custodian structures but public company stub deals can proceed
ASIC has confirmed its ban on the use of Australian proprietary companies in stub equity deals, but has accepted the use of Australian public companies subject to anti-avoidance measures.
29 September 2020
ASX narrows availability of temporary emergency capital raising relief
ASX has narrowed the circumstances in which entities can rely on the additional 10% placement capacity and other relief under the temporary emergency capital raising relief class waivers it granted on 31 March 2020.
29 September 2020
Sustainability cooperation agreements: how can EU competition rules support green goals?
The European Green Deal , launched by Commission President Von der Leyen in December 2019, is a roadmap for making the EU’s economy sustainable by addressing climate and environmental challenges. It sets out a number of far-reaching policy and regulatory proposals that aim at building a climate...