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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Forthcoming changes to UK Immigration Rules in April 2017

The following changes to the business immigration rules are planned to take effect in April this year: Tier 2 salary threshold increases The second stage of minimum annual salary increases announced last year will be implemented from 6 April 2017, raising the threshold from £25,100 to £30,000 for experienced workers. Applicants initially granted leave to […]

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Standby Letters of Credit: The Court’s Approach to Enforcement

On 26 January 2017 the Court of Appeal handed down its Judgment in the case of National Infrastructure Development Company Ltd v Banco Santander SA [2017] EWCA Civ 27. The case provides a useful illustration of the Court of Appeal’s approach to enforcement of standby letters of credit and reconfirmation of the test to be […]

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Dividends and directors’ duties – case update

In an article that first appeared in The In-House Lawyer Magazine, Druces lawyer Caroline Cropley discusses a case that emphasises the importance of directors’ duties in situations where dividend payments are vulnerable to challenge. The case illustrates how the legal issues surrounding this area are complex and need careful navigation by directors and their advisers. Read our article […]

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