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Adobe PDFShare Plans Go Online in the UK: Major Changes to the Tax Notification and Administration Procedures
Andrew Stanger; Mayer Brown International LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 2015
Two major changes have been introduced with effect from the tax year ending 5 April 2015 and later years which affect employee share plans operated in relation to employees in the UK. Any company with share plans which benefit employees resident in the UK for tax purposes will need to address these...

 

Adobe PDFParliament Set to Bolster Private Competition Actions in the UK
Kiran S. Desai, Julian Ellison, Miles Robinson, Gillian Sproul; Mayer Brown International LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 30, 2015
The United Kingdom has one of the most advanced regimes in Europe for competition litigation; however, it has not yet seen a substantial uptake of private competition actions.

 

HTMLUK Pension Reforms - Spring 2015
Jonathan Moody, Ian Wright; Mayer Brown International LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 2015
Spring 2015 will see what the Government has described as “the most fundamental change to the way people access their pension savings in almost a century”. A range of new flexibilities will be introduced for DC benefits, as well as related changes to statutory transfer rights for all...

 

HTMLThe Insurance Act Receives Royal Assent
David W. Alberts, Lawrence R. Hamilton, Colin Scagell, Nicole Zayac; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015
On February 12, 2015, the Insurance Bill, which was introduced into Parliament on July 17, 2014, received Royal Assent, and is now known as the Insurance Act 2015 ("the Act"). The Act represents the culmination of an eight year review of insurance contract law by the Law Commission of...

 

HTMLThe NAIC Exposes Two Cyber Security-Related Documents for Comment
Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015
The first draft document, “Principles for Effective Cybersecurity Insurance Regulatory Guidance” (the “draft cybersecurity guidance”), was developed by the CTF to assist insurance regulators in providing guidance to the insurance industry in its efforts to strengthen data...

 

HTMLSolvency II - EIOPA Publishes Final Reports on Equivalence of Bermuda, Japan and Switzerland
David W. Alberts, Lawrence R. Hamilton, Colin Scagell, Nicole Zayac; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015
By way of background, Solvency II provides a mechanism for the European Commission to treat as equivalent a third country’s solvency and prudential regulatory regime to reflect the fact that the insurance industry is a global marketplace and the increasing cross-border nature of group...

 

Adobe PDFNorth Sea Oil & Gas Tax Breaks Announced
Robert Hamill, James Hill; Mayer Brown International LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 2015
In 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...

 

Adobe PDFOutsourcing and External Funding of Pension Liabilities
Nicolas Rößler, Guido Zeppenfeld; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on February 2015
Transferring and funding of pension liabilities is a topic of undiminished importance for corporates engaged in business in Germany. This White Paper provides a brief outline of the motivations and advantages of outsourcing of pension liabilities and explains some well proven structuring options.

 

HTMLThe 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;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015
TNC 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...

 

Adobe PDF2015 Outlook: Data Privacy and Security in the United States, the European Union and Hong Kong
Marcus A. Christian, Rebecca S. Eisner, Daniel Gallagher, Gabriela Kennedy, Karen H. F. Lee; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 19, 2015
Companies and organizations face an ever-expanding set of statutes and regulations regarding consumer privacy, data protection and cybersecurity. Legal standards continue to evolve—and differ-in all major markets, raising particular challenges for multinational businesses.

 


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