• New Board Concept Paper

    On 16 June 2017, the Stock Exchange published its New Board Concept Paper which stated that the Stock Exchange intended to attract more high growth companies from innovative sectors (or so-called new economy companies). New economy companies include companies in the biotechnology, health care technology, internet & direct marketing retail, internet software & services, IT services, software, technology hardware, storage & peripherals industries.

    December 27, 2017

  • Changes to the GEM and Main Board Listing Rules

    On 15 December 2017, the Stock Exchange published its consultation conclusions on the Review of the Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) and Changes to the GEM and Main Board Listing Rules.

    December 26, 2017

  • UK Supreme Court Decision in Littlewoods

    The UK Supreme Court, overturning decisions of the High Court and Court of Appeal, has unanimously held that the retailer Littlewoods is not entitled to compound interest on overpaid value added tax (“VAT”).

    December 22, 2017

  • Cultivate - Food and agribusiness newsletter

    In this the fourteenth edition of Cultivate we focus on the growing field of Sustainable Agriculture.

    December 11, 2017

  • Legalseas

    Welcome to the November 2017 issue of Legalseas.

    December 04, 2017

  • Trends in ship finance

    The way ships are financed has changed considerably in the past ten years, and the market has continued to evolve throughout 2017.

    December 04, 2017

  • Reversed - Validity of foreign ship mortgages upheld by the SCJ

    On 16 November 2017, Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice (SCJ) handed down its judgment on the long running case involving the FPSO OSX3 (the OSX3 Unit).

    December 04, 2017

  • Mandatory liability insurance for Canadian commercial ships

    Canada will soon require domestically operated commercial ships which have “passengers” on board to carry mandatory liability insurance to respond to passengers’ claims for injury or death.

    December 04, 2017

  • Trends in shipping case law

    Two noteworthy shipping cases heard during 2017 have placed contractual interpretation under the spotlight.

    December 04, 2017

  • China's Cyber Security Law: enforcement actions are on the way

    China’s new Cyber Security Law came into effect on 1 June 2017. Within a few months of its implementation, local authorities in various regions across China have taken numerous enforcement actions against businesses for violations.

    November 08, 2017

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