News for August, 2013

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August 28, 2013

CASE SUMMARY: Employment Appeals Tribunal

Case No RP2222/2011, heard on 29 January 2013  Redundancy Payments Acts 1967-2007 – fixed term contract – specified purposes - replacing seconded employee – dismissal – precise ascertainment – duration of contract.

August 27, 2013

Financial reporting alert: Companies’ strategic report draft guidance published

Draft guidance on the new requirement for companies to prepare a strategic report as part of their annual report has been issued by the FRC.

August 26, 2013

CJEU: Private Copying Levy Compatible with EU Law International Sales Inc v Austro-Mechana, Case C-521/11 An Austrian court sought a ruling from the European Court of Justice on the legality of a private copying levy on recording media.

August 22, 2013

CASE SUMMARY: Burke v The Courts Service

Judgment delivered by Hedigan J, on 31 July 2013, [2013] IEHC 377   Courts Service Act 1998 as amended – Court Officers Acts 1926-2008 – duties and functions of office of County Registrar – natural and constitutional justice – procedural fairness – independence of office – statutory interpretation.

August 20, 2013

One Month in a Minute: July 2013

Sarah Laing CTA summarizes recent developments in UK tax

August 20, 2013

Loans to participators: under fire

Mark McLaughlin examines HMRC's proposals to overhaul the loans to participators regime.

August 19, 2013

Publication of Fines (Payment and Recovery) Bill 2013

Last month the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter, published the Fines (Payment and Recovery) Bill 2013. The Bill purports to significantly reform the system for fine payment and recovery.

August 19, 2013

Courts and Tribunals: July 2013

Julian Harris summarises selected recent decisions.

August 16, 2013

Greater Sheffield strategic growth authority mooted

The Government has launched a consultation exercise into plans by nine councils in and around Sheffield to set up a new combined authority designed to deliver greater economic growth.

August 16, 2013

Publication of Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013

Last month saw the publication of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013. The Bill aims to overhaul the current archaic law on mental capacity.

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