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Post on 24 Mar 2015
Michelmores has advised Bamboo Finance, a global private equity group, on its US$3m Series B investment in BBOXX Limited. Bamboo's investment was made alongside DOEN Foundation, a Dutch green social impact fund and they join an existing investor base alongside Khosla Impact, Ceniarth and Synergy....
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Corporate law
Energy & Renewables
MIPIM 2015 - Cannes, France
Post on 4 Mar 2015
MIPIM is a four day networking and information exchange that happens every year in Cannes, France and this year takes place between 10-13 March. Property investors, developers, capital providers and professionals from all over the world congregate to catch up, swap information and originate...
Real Estate
Employment, Law, Lawyers
Post on 30 Mar 2015
Holiday Pay Calculation – Has The Lock Case Unlocked The Calculation Of Sales Commission? With many key issues still to be decided through the Courts, employers had been hoping that the long-awaited ET Judgment in the Lock v British Gas case might at least provide some clarity around the...
Employment Law
Post on 30 Mar 2015
New provisions for adoption leave and pay come into effect from 5 April 2015. The intention of the new regulations is to bring adoption leave and pay more closely in line with provisions for parents who have birth children.  These provisions support the Government’s reform agenda in relation to...
Family Law
Post on 27 Mar 2015
The UK Government has set a course to market and grow London as an international dispute resolution centre, building on its prominence as a financial centre.  However, increasingly it is having to compete with the likes of New York, Singapore and Hong Kong as hubs of legal expertise.  Over the last...
International
Commercial
Post on 26 Mar 2015
The Insurance Act 2015 (the new Act) comes into force in August 2016 but many insurers have indicated that they are willing to bring their policies in line with the more policyholder-friendly regime before that date. This briefing note is designed to assist risk managers and other buyers of non-...
Insurance
Financial Services
Post on 25 Mar 2015
The new Regulations replace the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) in their entirety.  The Regulations transpose the Public Sector Reform Directive 2014/24/EU of 26 February 2014.  The Government had stated that these would be transposed last autumn, but they were finally transposed...
Public Sector
Post on 24 Mar 2015
Receiving negative feedback is never pleasant but as long as it is can be pinned to a genuine act or omission that a customer found unsatisfactory, there is an opportunity to use the feedback constructively and correct business practice where necessary.  We have considered what can be done about...
Technology
Commercial
Post on 24 Mar 2015
According to a 2014 survey by Deloitte, an estimated 81% of UK consumers read customer reviews/ratings1 and 40% write their own reviews.  With common practice being to carry out internet searches in respect of a business before you engage its services or buy its products; having a favorable online...
Technology
Commercial
Employment, Law, Lawyers
Post on 23 Mar 2015
Unfair Dismissal – Employee's Admissions CRO Ports London Ltd v Wiltshire [UKEAT/0344/14] Background Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, once an employer has shown a potentially fair reason for dismissal, the question of whether a dismissal is fair or unfair is determined by the Employment...
Employment Law

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