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December 2019 saw the Isle of Man FSA publish its new "Enforcement Decision Making Process" (DMP). The DMP is a staged process followed by the FSA when exercising its statutory powers of enforcement.
DQ Advocates
The Isle of Man's Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) (Isle of Man) Act 1968 (the "Act") provides a quick and simple process for the registration of judgments obtained in certain jurisdictions.
Simcocks
Whilst the law surrounding summary judgment and strike out is well trodden and extensively documented, two recent cases involving the Simcocks Dispute Resolution team have served as a timely reminder from the Manx courts ...
Simcocks
Mr Mercer had been a competitor at the 2018 TT motorcycle races when he was involved in a collision with a course car, resulting in personal injuries of a relatively severe nature.
Appleby
The Lord Chancellor has this week announced the long-awaited revision of the Discount Rate in England and Wales.
Simcocks
The recent case Sanderson Ltd v Simtom Food Products Ltd (February 2019) is of interest, particularly for suppliers of software solutions and support, and their clients.
Appleby
Today the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment on comparability in the case of Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley and others [2019] EWCA Civ 44, which is the UK's largest ever private sector equal pay claim.
Simcocks
The Mercury case (R (on the application of Mercury Tax Group and another) v HMRC [2008] EWHC 2721) provided obiter English Law comments in relation to the closing or completion of matters where some of the parties ...
Appleby
We have previously reported on the change to the discount rate in England and Wales, announced by the Lord Chancellor on 27 February 2017 ...
Gough Law
In a recent judgment, the High Court has reaffirmed the costs philosophy underlying the conduct of civil litigation in the Isle of Man under the Rules of the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man, ...
DQ Advocates
Individuals can agree that they will not in the future revoke or amend their Wills without the other party's consent.
Simcocks
Regardless of whether you are a Man Utd fan or not, Giggs has undoubtedly generated substantial wealth during his football career. It has been widely reported that he and his wife, Stacey, are divorcing.
Simcocks
The use of hyperlinks to access third party websites is such a common part of internet communication that it is hard to imagine that they might give rise to a claim of infringement of copyright in material on the site being accessed.
DQ Advocates
Following a series of inconsistent judgments, the Supreme Court has set down a new flexible but structured approach to illegality based upon the purpose behind the public policy.
DQ Advocates
The case involved the trustee of a number of Isle of Man trusts granting several call options. The call options could have led to capital gains tax consequences for the beneficiaries resident in the UK.
Appleby
In Future Loans Limited, a loan was agreed between the lender (previously called CitiFinancial (Isle of Man) Ltd) of the one part, and Ms Porter and Mr Gianquitto (who were at that time husband and wife) of the other part.
Simcocks
On June 30 2016 Her Majesty's First Deemster, Deemster Doyle, delivered a judgment in the case of AB v CD, in which Kevin O'Loughlin and Christopher Arrowsmith of Simcocks acted for the Defendant trustee.
DQ Advocates
The relevant clause in that case was a standard boilerplate clause used in written contracts...
Simcocks
If you are going through a divorce, or dissolution of a civil partnership, or if you are already divorced, no matter how long ago, it is certainly worth considering whether you have done all that you can to protect yourself...
DQ Advocates
There is no statutory guidance in the Isle of Man on the role, rights and obligations of a protector. Here, we consider some recent case law which examines the nature of the protector.
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