Worldwide anti-corruption initiatives: a comparison of UK and US legislation
This article compares the UK Bribery Act and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in the context of global anti-corruption initiatives.
New UK Property Taxation Rules
In this article Ince & Co partner Albert Levy and senior associate Deborah Collett, summarise the draft legislation for the Annual Residential Property Tax (ARPT) and highlight the current proposals for the Capital Gains Tax.
Employment industry news
We outline the latest employment industry news which covers: The Agency Workers Regulations 2010, Employment law reforms, Trading employment rights for shares, and Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunals Statistics 2011/2012.
New employer pension duties
From 1 October 2012 employers are now required to auto-enrol their eligible workers (referred to as “jobholders”) in a pension scheme which satisfies specific criteria, unless the jobholders are already active members of the employer’s qualifying pension scheme.
Maritime Labour Convention
The Philippines became the 30th country to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) and accordingly the MLC will enter into force 12 months from this date, on 20 August 2013. The UK, although still to ratify, fully intends to do so and to implement domestic legislation to take effect from 20 August 2013.
Winning the jurisdiction battle: Faraday v Howden North America
This Briefing Note looks at the recent Court of Appeal decision on jurisdiction in Faraday v Howden North America. Ince acted on behalf of Faraday, the successful London Market respondents.