Briefings

Regulation of ICOs and Digital Token Offerings in Thailand

12 November 2018

This briefing is the first in a four part series and looks at the regulation of ICOs and digital token offerings in Thailand.

UK Insolvency Priorities to Change Through The Partial Return of HMRC’s Preferred Status

8 November 2018

As part of the UK Budget on 29 October 2018, HM Treasury announced that as of April 2020 HMRC will have greater priority to recover taxes paid by employees and customers when a company goes into insolvency.

Getting the Deal Through: Renewable Energy 2019 – Germany

31 October 2018

Dr. Christine Bader writes for Getting the Deal Through - Renewable Energy , providing a timely overview of the key legislation and regulation affecting the development of renewable energy and clean power. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Renewable Energy.

Effect of changing sanctions regime on sanctions exclusion clauses

30 October 2018

The English High Court has given helpful guidance on the protection offered by sanction clauses in a marine cargo insurance policy. The decision highlights the potential for conflict between EU and US sanction regimes.

Update on recent cases & developments in diamond & precious stone & jewellers block insurance cases

29 October 2018

This update addresses some recent cases and claims involving diamonds and gemstones and highlights issues and lessons learnt from these matters.

The 2020 Global Sulphur Cap

26 October 2018

The IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee set a new global limit of 0.50% m/m which will become effective on 1 January 2020. Read to find out about the potential  challenges in relation to the financing of retrofitted scrubbers on an asset finance basis.