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U.K. Ban on Transactions with Iranian Banks
Posted on 14 Dec 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Fulbright Briefing By Lista M. Cannon , David M. Harris and Nicola Kelly In the latest wave of sanctions targeting Iran, the U.K. has taken steps independently of the UN Security Council and EU regulations to cut off all ties with Iranian banks. The... Read More

UK High Court Upholds Freedom of Contract Over Public Policy Invalidation of “Anti-deprivation” Clauses in Standard Credit Default Swap Contract
Posted on 12 Sep 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon Belmont Park Investments PTY Limited (Respondent) v. BNY Corporate Trustee Services Limited and Lehman Brothers Special Financing Inc (Appellant) , 2011 UKSC 38 (Trinity Term July 2011), is a decision by the UK's Supreme... Read More

ICO Issues Its Largest Fine against a Single Entity for Date Security Breach
Posted on 22 Aug 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

Excerpt: 2011 Emerging Issues 5859 Summary: On June 9, 2011, the UK's data privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office, imposed its biggest fine to date against a single data controller for breaching the UK's Data Protection... Read More

Fulbright Briefing : The United States and Other Nations Expand Sanctions Against Iran
Posted on 1 Dec 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By: Stephen M. McNabb , Marsha Z. Gerber , Stefan Reisinger and Mary Beth Balhoff On November 21, 2011, the United States announced three measures designed to enhance sanctions on Iran. The President issued an Executive Order authorizing the... Read More

UK Corporate Tax Reform Update
Posted on 20 Sep 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

View Media While the UK Government's blue-print for corporation tax reform was put forward in June 2010, key elements of the reform programme have become much clearer during the course of the Summer of 2011. The long awaited detailed... Read More

No Class Certification Against British Airways
Posted on 5 Jul 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

UK Court of Appeal Rejects Class Treatment of Claims Against British Airways By Matthew L. Berde Esq. and Christine A. Fujita Esq. Summary: On November 18, 2010, the U.K. Court of Appeal affirmed a lower court decision rejecting an attempt by a pair... Read More