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A new set of regulations has been heavily criticised for putting professions in an impossible position - and at risk of a criminal penalty. Here Guy Martin, Carter-Ruck's Head of International Law, follows up on his recent interview in The Times and answers some pressing questions.
Accountants, tax advisers, estate agents and other businesses need to be aware of the European Union Financial Sanctions (Amendment of Information Provisions) Regulations 2017 ("the Regulations") which came into force on 8th August 2017.
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Miranda Rushton, Senior Associate, has written an article for the Solicitors Journal on why businesses should put measures in place to ensure that they adhere to human rights standards.
The Financial Times has published a letter by Guy Martin, Partner and Head of International Law, about the need for the UK government to ensure that UK business is better placed to take advantage of business opportunities in Iran.
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Al Jazeera’s claim against Egypt under the 1999 Qatar-Egypt Bilateral Investment Treaty has been formally registered by the Secretary-General of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington, DC as ICSID Case No ARB/16/1.
Iran’s implementation day is expected to be first quarter of 2016, and investors will be watching what happens with interest. World Finance speaks with solicitor Guy Martin, who says the Persian state should be approached with caution.
This interview was first published on World Finance on 8 December 2015
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Chambers and Partners notes that the team is known for its “growing reputation in the PIL market thanks to its esteemed sanctions practice”.
The Legal 500 notes that “Carter-Ruck’s ‘lawyers can be relied on to provide excellent, well-thought-out, intelligent advice’".
Miranda Rushton, Senior Associate in the International team, and Jennifer Harvey, paralegal, have published an article in the Solicitors Journal on opportunities for the review of awards in investor-state arbitration.
This article by Miranda Rushton and Jennifer Harvey was first published in the Press Gazette on 7 October 2015