Further to our article, the Government’s “Right to Rent” legislation, deemed incompatible with articles 14 and 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, the Minister of State for Immigration, Caroline Nokes, has informed Parliament that the Home Office has been granted permission to appeal the Judgment.
For most founders the early stages of business are “bootstrapped” - funded by friends and family, reinvested profits, salary sacrifice, personal credit cards, mortgages and the like. There are essentially two forms of funding for any business – debt (loans) and equity (shares in your company) — so what are the things a business needs to look out for when seeking equity investment?
The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 came into force yesterday (20 March 2019). It requires both social and privately rented dwellings to meet certain living standards throughout the term of the tenancy and not just at the outset.
HM Treasury has announced that the government has published terms of reference for Prof Arindrajit Dube's review of the latest international evidence on minimum wages. Nicholas Lakeland comments on the announcement.
One of the primary advantages of arbitration is the relative ease of enforcement of arbitral awards in states which are signatories to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards 1958.
Finality is one of the key selling points of arbitration. Consequently, challenging an award before the English court is far from easy. There are obstacles in the path of any challenge or appeal and the available grounds are limited and closely scrutinised.
When a dispute arises which must, under the terms of an arbitration agreement, be referred to arbitration, the need might arise for urgent interim measures to protect a party’s position pending the outcome of the arbitration.
When a dispute arises which must, under the terms of an arbitration agreement, be referred to arbitration, the first step will be for the parties to appoint the tribunal. Finding the right arbitrators and ensuring that the relevant contractual, statutory or institutional requirements are complied with is vital.
Until a notice of commencement has been served, the arbitration process will not have commenced. It is not possible to start arbitration without first giving a Notice of Arbitration to all of the parties to the arbitration.