• The Glorious Twelfth: What Underwriters Should Be Doing As the Insurance Act Comes Into Force

    The Glorious Twelfth: What Underwriters Should Be Doing As the Insurance Act Comes Into Force

    The Insurance Act 2015 came into force on 12th August 2016. It applies to all contracts of insurance and reinsurance (or variations to current contracts) subject to UK law – covering the laws of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - underwritten on or after that date. It is important to note th...

  • How to Tell if your Lawyer is C.R.A.P.

    How to Tell if your Lawyer is C.R.A.P.

    Arena Books has published a book for members of the public when they deal with Lawyers which also helps trainee Solicitors understand how to provide the best service possible to them. The book is titled ‘How to Tell if your Lawyer is C.R.A.P.’ Do not be fooled by the play on words in the title. It is a s...

  • Institute of Export Post-Brexit Survey Reveals Increased Taxes are Exporters' Biggest Fears

    Institute of Export Post-Brexit Survey Reveals Increased Taxes are Exporters' Biggest Fears

    Responses from over 600 participants from 180 sectors revealed that almost 50% fear the biggest risk post-Brexit is added costs through duties or taxes, followed by customers and suppliers having a potential negative view of the UK (19%) and exchange rate issues (18%). The Institute of Export (IOE) - the o...

  • EU Commission Opens In-Depth Investigation into Proposed Merger Between Dow & Dupont

    EU Commission Opens In-Depth Investigation into Proposed Merger Between Dow & Dupont

    The European Commission recently opened an in-depth probe to assess whether the proposed merger of Dow and DuPont is in line with the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission will investigate further whether the deal may reduce competition in areas such as crop protection, seeds and certain petrochemicals. Com...

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Antitrust Experts Warn Against Proposed Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Antitrust Experts Warn Against Proposed Bayer-Monsanto Merger

A new legal opinion, written by two former Justice Department officials from the Antitrust Division, argues that a merger between Bayer and Monsanto would violate the Clayton Act, ...

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Institute of Export Post-Brexit Survey Reveals Increased Taxes are Exporters' Biggest Fears

Institute of Export Post-Brexit Survey Reveals Increased Taxes are Exporters' Biggest Fears

Responses from over 600 participants from 180 sectors revealed that almost 50% fear the biggest risk post-Brexit is added costs through duties or taxes, followed by customers and s...

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