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Latest news

Burges Salmon advises AUB UK on sale of UK Student Accommodation Fund to USAF

Experts from Burges Salmon have advised Ahli United Bank UK (AUB UK) on the sale of the UK Student Accommodation Fund’s portfolio of eight student accommodation properties located throughout the UK for £271 million.

Burges Salmon shortlisted at STEP Private Client Awards 2015/16

Burges Salmon has been named as a finalist in the 'Legal Team of the Year – Large Firm' category at the STEP Private Client Awards 2015/16. The firm's Private Client team has received the shortlist for the continued advice it has provided to clients on ground-breaking transactions, as well as the breadth and depth of its private wealth practice in general.

Burges Salmon advises Skanska on sale of 66 Queen Square to Aviva

Real Estate experts from Burges Salmon have advised Skanska on the sale of 66 Queen Square in Bristol to Aviva Investors Property Trust. The sale exchanged on Friday 19 June 2015, with the Burges Salmon team advising on all legal aspects of the transaction.

Legal updates

FCA fines listed company £4.6 million

The FCA has imposed a fine of £4.6 million on a listed company for failure to communicate, implement and monitor policy for related party transactions. Companies which have operations in jurisdictions which are unfamiliar with the Listing Rules should recognise that this may represent a significant challenge. 

Immigration: review your right to work checks

Employers have grown used to checking a new employee's immigration status before they start work but recent changes in the immigration rules now mean that employers may have to conduct a second 'right to work' check after an employee has started work.

Large companies to be forced to address their payment practices

In a move that will impact businesses both large and small, the Government has confirmed the continuation of plans to empower SMEs, mandate prompt payment of debts under public contracts, and force large companies to publicise their payment practices.

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Concept – Summer 2015

The latest bulletin from our Intellectual Property team looks at the "own name" defence to trade mark infringement, the EU's Digital Single Market strategy and more. 

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Quaystone – June 2015

Following the unexpected election of a majority Conservative government, in this month's newsletter we reflect on the ramifications for the construction industry.