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Contract interpretation - 10 things you need to know…

July 2 2015 A common cause of disputes in EPC Contracts can be conflicting or ambiguous wording in the contract. The process of agreeing the terms of an EPC…

Direct and consequential losses - a single international approach and understanding?

April 1 2015 Determining the losses which arise, and are recoverable, as a result of a breach of contract is of paramount importance. Although certain…

PRIIPs e PRIIPs KID

August 4 2016 Il 30 giugno scorso la Commissione Europea ha adottato le misure di secondo livello che implementano il Regolamento UE n. 1286 del 26 novembre 2014…

Private companies and the restriction on transferability of shares

November 7 2014 When drafting a Memorandum of Incorporation ("MOI") the question often arises as to which provisions should be dealt with in the MOI and which should…

Good faith in English law - what does it mean?

September 1 2014 Many countries have good faith as a concept in their Civil Code such that it applies to all contracts (whether expressly included in a contract or…

Checklist: Key components of a sanctions compliance programme

July 2 2021 This checklist provides guidance to in-house counsel about how to support a commercial organisation in the development of a robust but proportionate sanctions compliance programme (SCP).

How-to guide: How to conduct an organisation-wide assessment of money laundering and terrorist financing risk

July 2 2021 This guide will assist in-house counsel and risk and compliance teams with the steps that their organisation should take to conduct or refresh an assessment of money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/TF) risk in terms of the UK money laundering regulations.

Checklist: Managing a dawn raid

July 2 2021 This checklist will assist in-house counsel and risk and compliance teams with the steps that their organisation should take when dealing with an unannounced inspection or dawn raid. It will help you to determine whether your organisation has the necessary systems in place to handle a dawn raid, explain how to manage a dawn raid and provide instructions for:

Checklist: Staff awareness and training to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing

July 2 2021 This checklist will assist in-house counsel and compliance teams in commercial organisations, and private practitioners who are subject to the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017, as amended by the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (together, ‘the MLR’), in meeting their obligations with regard to staff awareness and training about money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/TF).

How-to guide: How to identify relevant sanctions regimes and deal with conflicting obligations

July 2 2021 This how-to guide will assist in-house counsel in determining which financial sanctions regimes are applicable to their organisation, in order to identify potential conflicts in the case of different regimes and understand how to manage them. It covers the sanctions regimes of the United Nations, the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States.