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  • 16June
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    Immigration Law Update

    A number of changes to the Immigration Rules came into effect on 24 November 2016, with further changes coming into force in April 2017.

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  • 30March
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    Increase in Probate Registry Fees – What does this mean?

    UPDATE - The MOJ have on the 21st April 2017, scrapped the proposed increase in probate fees. Whether this remains the case after the election is still to  be decided.

    The MOJ have recently announced a proposed increase in probate fees, despite strong objections from the legal profession.

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  • 24February
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    Social media and disclosure requirements for AIM companies

    “Inside AIM” have published a recent article that examines the interaction of social media with disclosure obligations under the AIM rules.  An AIM company must have in place procedures, resources and controls to ensure it complies with the AIM rules (Rule 31). 

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  • 06February
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    Mediation: An Attractive Alternative to Court in Dispute Resolution

    Mediation has become a popular form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in recent years. In many cases, it provides a mechanism for parties to avoid lengthy, expensive court proceedings and reach a settlement of their issues without causing detrimental damage to existing business or family relationships.

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  • 10January
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    Warranties in Share Purchase Agreements

    The case of  Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd v Sumitomo Co Corp was decided by way of summary judgement.  It held that when a party produced a Share Purchase Agreement in which it is expressly stated that the party is only giving a warranty, this party does not, by concluding the contract, make any statement to the...

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  • 16June
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    New Vacancy

    We are a Guildford based corporate and commercial law firm.   An opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal within our Guildford office.   Applicants who have successfully passed the LPC should apply with a CV and covering letter to legal@cheyneygoulding.co.uk or by post to: Cheyney Goulding LLP, Ward House, 6 Ward Street,...

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  • 17February
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    Enterprise Investment Scheme Relief Requirements

    The case of Abingdon Health Limited v HMRC involved the First-tier Tribunal considering the requirements for qualifying for relief under the enterprise investment scheme (EIS).

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  • 31January
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    People with Significant Control

    The ‘People with Significant Control’ (PSC) register was introduced on 6 April 2016 and imposes obligations on most companies, Limited Liability Partnerships and Societas Europaea to identify and record details of persons who ultimately own and exercise control over the organisation on a public register. The new rules are implemented...

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  • 03January
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    Trademarks Post Brexit

    Following the Brexit vote it is uncertain what arrangements are to be made to ensure that EU trademarks continue to provide protection in the UK.  One potential issue is the validity of a challenge over non-use of a trade mark in the EU.

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