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Sep 2018 - 

New European Copyright law


EU - September 2018 - A new copyright law that opponents claim will undermine the way the internet works has been approved by the European Parliament. MEPs have voted in favour of a new directive which is intended to make reforms to ensure artists a ... Read more
Jul 2018 - 

July 2018 - UK - beneficial ownership of Real Estate


July 2018 - UK - Real Estate owned by non UK parties - Offshore owners of British property will be forced to reveal their true identities or face jail sentences and unlimited fines, if proposed new laws are enacted. The propsoed new law follows years of scandals i ... Read more
Jul 2018 - 

Italy - Treatment of trusts for indirect tax purposes


July 2018 - CLG Italia have produced an article on the treatment of trusts for indirect tax purposes - please click here to read it ... Read more
May 2018 - 

EU - GDPR - coming in to force 25th May 2018


The European General Data Protection Regulation comes into force in all member countries of the EU on 25th May 2018. Our Republic of Ireland member firm, O'Gradys, has produced a helpful note on the Regulation - please click here to read ... Read more
Apr 2018 - 

CLG expands in USA


CLG is delighted to welcome Williams Montgomery & John, its second member firm in USA. Based in Chicago, Williams Montgomery & John is primarily a litigation firm, offering services in contract cases, breach of fiduciary duty, professional malpractice, pro ... Read more
Apr 2018 - 

CLG Member conferences


Clienst and contacts of our member firms benefit from the close working relationship that CLG firms have. This is cemented by our twice yearly conferences when we share ideas and learn together. Teh conferences take place by rotation in memeber firm countries. The ... Read more
Dec 2017 - 

Scotland - proposed new law on security over moveable property


Businesses would find it easier to raise finance against their moveable assets under law reform proposals published on 20th December 2017 by the Scottish Law Commission. The Commission's Report on Moveable Transactions is the culmination of one of the most complex ... Read more
Dec 2017 - 

Scotland - Published book on property development


Our Scotland member, Ken Gerber, has wrtten a book on property development - it is the first legal textbook top tbe published in Scotland on the subject, and is written in plain English with a helpful glossary of temrs used in the development industry, and a  ... Read more
Dec 2017 - 

Reform of Italian Insolvency Law


Reform of Italian Insolvency Law On 11 October 2017 the Senate finally approved the Law for the reform of Italian Insolvency Law. The Government is therefore delegated to enact - within twelve months - the reform in compliance with EU law and the principles set fo ... Read more
May 2017 - 

Seminar on The impact of the recent European Inheritance Law on Families in Transnational Succession


INVITATION TO SEMINAR IN MILAN, ITALY, 12th May 2017 We are proud to present a seminar on The impact of the recent European Inheritance Law on Families in Transnational Succession, at 19-00 on 12th May 2017 in Milan.Please click here to see invitation ... Read more
May 2017 - 

Webinar - "Doing Business in Italy"


Our Italian member firm CLG Italia is presenting a webinar on “Doing Business in Italy” on 11th May 2017 for FCIB (The Finance, Credit and International Business Association). It will be a short presentation, mainly for non-European investors. For deta ... Read more
Jul 2016 - 

EU - Brexit - Tax Implications for the UK


The UK tax systems are currently heavily influenced by EU law and policy. A tension exists between the EU’s objectives of creating a level playing field for member states and removing obstacles to cross border trade and the UK’s desire to retain contro ... Read more

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