Protecting Direct Foreign Investment using International Investment Agreements

Protecting Direct Foreign Investment using International Investment Agreements

Making an investment into another state, known as foreign direct investment (“FDI”), generally carries a significantly different risk profile from investment in an investor’s domestic market. FDI may be exposed to greater risks arising from the political, regulatory and economic environment of the State into which investment is made.

Beating the scammers: What to do if you fall victim to payment scam

Beating the scammers: What to do if you fall victim to payment scam

If you discover that your business has fallen victim to a payment scam, it is essential you act quickly.  We provide guidance on immediate practical steps to take and summarise the main options for legal action to try to recover misappropriated funds.

Beating the scammers: How to spot and avoid payment scams

Beating the scammers: How to spot and avoid payment scams

Payment scams are on the increase. They are big business for fraudsters and businesses of all shapes and sizes are being targeted. All businesses need to be alert to the risks and to ensure staff receive training to combat these convincing scams.

Carillion: Laytons' dedicated team

Carillion: Laytons' dedicated team

The collapse of Carillion will cause a great deal of disruption and financial uncertainty.  Those unfortunate enough to be affected by these events will require swift expert advice.

International Investment Agreements

International Investment Agreements

Making an investment into another state, known as foreign direct investment (“FDI”), generally carries a significantly different risk profile from investment in an investor’s domestic market. 

Cape Town Convention | Aviation

Cape Town Convention | Aviation

While for some mention of “Cape Town” may conjure up images of Table Mountain, the harbour, and surrounding vineyards, for those in the Aviation business Cape Town was the location for a diplomatic conference in 2001 to negotiate a treaty ...