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|Pensions Liberation - The Ombudsman Speaks at Last...|
Jonathan Moody, Anna Rogers, Ian Wright; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 16, 2015, previously published on January 2015The Pensions Ombudsman has finally published the first three in a series of determinations dealing with complaints relating to pensions liberation. Eagerly awaited by the pensions industry, these determinations contain useful guidance for trustees on how to deal with transfer requests where they...
|EU Antitrust Private Damages Actions: The Impact in England of the Directive on Anti-Trust Damages Actions|
Kiran S. Desai, Julian Ellison, Nathalie Jalabert Doury, Miles Robinson, Mark Stefanini; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on February 2015In the latest of a series of commentary pieces by Mayer Brown on the recent directive on private anti-trust damages actions (the “Directive”), we look at some key questions that businesses may have regarding these actions and the impact of the Directive in England. In the coming weeks,...
|Senior Managers Regime and Employment Law Implications - Where Are We Now?|
Mark Compton, Purvis Ghani; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on February 2015With the consultation on transitional arrangements for the introduction of the senior managers and certification regimes due to close on 27 February, it is a good time to take stock of the proposed new regulatory framework and assess the potential impact from an employment and HR perspective.
|Three Things US Audit Committee Members Should Consider in 2015|
David S. Bakst, Jason S. Bazar, John P. Berkery, Edward S. Best, Jennifer J. Carlson; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on January 23, 2015Audit Committees are facing increased demands from many quarters heading into 2015, which expand their responsibilities, expose them to greater regulatory scrutiny and potential liabilities, and provide the basis for proxy and shareholder activists to oppose the re-election of Audit Committee...
|Charges Cap in Money Purchase Default Arrangements: Mapping and White-Labelling|
Jonathan Moody, Ian Wright; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on February 2015The final version of the charges cap regulations were published last week and are due to come into force on 6 April. Broadly, they will impose a 0.75% cap on charges in money purchase default arrangements. But the regulations give an unexpectedly wide meaning to “default arrangement” in...
|Audit Rights Should Reflect the Relationship between Customer and Service Provider|
Mark A. Prinsley, Oliver Yaros; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 2015A recent English High Court Decision is a useful reminder that audit provisions are not always standard form “boiler plate” provisions which can be adopted in a uniform way across a variety of licensing or outsourcing arrangements. This is particularly relevant in scenarios where the...
|The National Conference of Insurance Legislators Considers a Proposed Model Act to Regulate Insurance Requirements for Transportation Networking Companies (“TNCs”) and Transportation Network Drivers|
David W. Alberts, Lawrence R. Hamilton, Colin Scagell, Nicole Zayac; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015TNC insurance coverage issues have attracted significant interest from legislators and regulators around the country in light of the increasing popularity of TNCs (also called “commercial ride-sharing companies”), which use an online application or platform developed and administered by...
|Main Legal Issues Regarding Financing of Mining Projects in Eritrea|
Ian Coles, Rachel Speight; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on January 2015The mining potential of the small eastern African country, Eritrea, is unexploited. In 2009, the Eritrean government granted eight new exploration licences to foreign mining companies. Mining in Eritrea has attracted the interest of more than 14 mining and exploration firms from Australia, Bermuda,...
|North Sea Oil & Gas Tax Breaks Announced|
Robert Hamill, James Hill; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 2015In the Budget 2015 delivered on Wednesday 18 March 2015, the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne set out several significant tax breaks for the UK oil and gas sector. Set against the background of a maturing UK basin, albeit one with significant resources as yet unexplored, the Government...
|Staying on Top of Corporate Pension Liabilities|
Anna Rogers; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on January 2015The liabilities in a defined benefit occupational pension scheme are regularly valued and reported on by employer and trustees, but they are rarely subject to any probing audit. When latent issues come to light, the pension liabilities can prove to be significantly higher - or lower - than expected.