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    Halsbury’s Laws - New Vols 50, 50A – Financial Services Regulation

    Halsbury’s Laws of England volumes 50 and 50A (2016) now contain the title FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATION. This title completes the replacement of the title FINANCIAL SERVICES AND INSTITUTIONS contained in volumes 48 (2008), 49 (2008) and 50 (2008).

    The new FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATION title includes: an introduction; the regulators; regulated activities; authorisation, exemption, permission, etc; official listing; enforcement; ombudsman and compensation schemes; specialist areas; actuaries and auditors; and procedural and other matters. The material in this title has been reorganised and fully revised and updated in light of recent developments in the law. The law is stated as at 31 December 2015, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

    Consultant Editor: CHARLES PROCTOR, LLD (B’ham), a Solicitor of the Supreme Court (England and Wales); Partner, Fladgate LLP.

    Halsbury’s Laws - New Vols 77

    Halsbury’s Laws of England volume 77 (2016) now contains the titles MISTAKE, MORTGAGE and NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE. These titles replace the titles of the same names, contained in volume 77 (2010).

    • The MISTAKE title discusses the legal consequences of mistake, the relevant types of mistake (eg mistakes of law or of fact), and the various remedies that may be available.

    Consultant Editor: ANDREW TETTENBORN, LLB (Cantab), Professor of Commercial Law, Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University; Barrister (non-practising).

    • The MORTGAGE title covers: classification of mortgages; parties to mortgages; creation of mortgages and charges; priority of mortgages; the equity of redemption; rights and liabilities of the mortgagor; estate and interest of the mortgagee; rights and liabilities of the mortgagee; remedies of mortgagees; orders for sale; discharge of mortgages; accounts between the mortgagor and mortgagee; and costs, charges and expenses.

    Consultant Editor: THOMAS JEFFERIES, BA, of the Middle Temple, Barrister.

    • The NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE title deals with the various institutions concerned with cultural heritage, such as the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England, the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, the British Council, and the National Trust, as well as some of the most important museums, art galleries and libraries. It covers archaeological sites and monuments, conservation areas, and historic buildings, gardens, battlefields and shipwrecks. Other topics covered include: treasure; controls on import and export, and illicit trade in cultural objects; and the protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict.

    Consultant Editor: TATIANA FLESSAS, BA (cum laude), JD, LLM (Merit), PhD, Associate Professor, London School of Economics.

    All three titles have been fully revised and updated in light of recent developments in the law. The law is stated as at 1 December 2015, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

    Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents - Updated Ecclesiastical Law Commentary and Precedents

    The Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents volume “Ecclesiastical Law (Including Religious Gifts)”(Volume 14, 2013 Reissue) has been renewed and updated online by experts in ecclesiastical law Lee Bolton Monier-Williams to take account of changes in the law and practice up until 1st January 2016.

    New and updated material includes :

    • the advent of women bishops in the Church of England and new arrangements for Church of England parishes theologically opposed to the priestly ministry of women;

    • advice and forms dealing with new powers of parochial church councils to acquire and dispose of land under the Ecclesiastical Property Measure 2015;

    • revised commentary on works to churches and leases and licences of churches to take into consideration the effects of the Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015;

    • updated contracts and terms of service to take account of obligations to enroll church employees in a qualifying pension scheme; and

    • commentary on the range of changes brought about by the Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2014 including new provisions for the exhumation of human remains.

    Butterworths Family Law Service’s 200th issue

    The 200th issue of Butterworths Family Law Service’s includes comprehensive updates across the service. Improvements in navigations have been incorporated across the title with the inclusion of additional cross-references to parts of the chapter/other chapters at the beginning of chapters.

    Inclusion of the Guide to the Children’s Home Regulations including quality standards, Impact of the Family Justice Reforms on Front-line Practice Phase Two: Special Guardianship Orders: Research Report and discussion of numerous cases following the President’s Guidance on Radicalisation Cases in the Family Court.

    Updates to over 60 other chapters have been included to reflect the most recent developments across the family law arena.

    LexisNexis webinars in March 2016

    Banking & Financial Services
    The latest in derivatives
    Friday 11 March at 12:30

    The latest in easements and covenants
    Wednesday 30 March at 12:30

    Company & Commercial Law
    Agency law
    Monday 7 March at 15:30

    Data protection
    Thursday 24 March at 15:30

    Construction Law
    Termination provisions
    Tuesday 8 March at 12:30

    Corporate Crime
    The latest in evidence law
    Tuesday 8 March at 15:30

    Corporate Law
    Share purchase agreements
    Wednesday 30 March at 15:30

    Dispute resolution
    Issues surrounding pre-dispute negotiations
    Thursday 10 March at 12:30

    Employment Law
    Update on zero-hours contracts (non-exclusivity)
    Friday 18 March at 15:30

    Family Law
    Update on cohabitation
    Wednesday 23 March at 15:30

    Immigration Law
    New Immigration Bill
    Friday 11 March at 15:30

    Judicial review
    Tuesday 22 March at 15:30

    In-house Counsel
    Using your legal strategy to add business value
    Monday 21 March at 12:30

    Intellectual Property Law
    Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC)
    Tuesday 1 March at 12:30

    EU trade mark law reform
    Tuesday 29 march at 12:30

    IT Law and Practice
    Internet of things – issues and developments
    Tuesday 1 March at 15:30

    Digital single market and the UK
    Tuesday 29 March at 15:30

    Legal Practice Management
    Equality and diversity
    Monday 14 March at 12:30

    Personal Injury
    Cost issues in personal injury
    Wednesday 2 March at 12:30

    Wednesday 16 March at 12:30

    Practice Risk and Compliance

    Monday 21 March at 15:30

    Private Client Law and Practice
    New legal status: guardian of the property and affairs of a missing person
    Wednesday 2 March at 15:30

    Mental capacity and deprivation of liberty: the latest developments
    Wednesday 16 March at 15:30

    Public Sector
    Public sector information
    Thursday 3 March at 15:30

    Residential Property Law
    The latest in mortgages
    Friday 18 March at 12:30

    Restructuring and Insolvency
    Recent developments in personal and corporate insolvency law
    Tuesday 23 March at 12:30

    Tax webinars

    Corporate & Business Tax

    International tax issues
    Wednesday 9 March at 12:30

    Employment tax
    Wednesday 24 March at 12:30

    Private Client Tax
    Latest developments in CGT
    Thursday 3 March at 12:30

    Tax for General Practice
    Property tax issues
    Tuesday 15 March at 12:30

    VAT and Indirect Tax
    The latest in VAT disputes including Littlewoods
    Tuesday 15 March at 15:30