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Blowing the Whistle and Personal Liability for Dismissal

By |2020-05-19T09:37:04+00:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Banking and Finance, Commercial Contracts, Commercial Opinions, Compliance and Investigation, Due Diligence Investigations, Employment Issues (Business), Employment Law for Business, Employment law for employees, Front Page Publication, Leases (Business), Planning, Timeshare|

Under whistleblowing legislation, an employee cannot bring a detriment claim against his or her employer where the detriment amounts to dismissal. An employee can of course bring a claim relating to unfair dismissal on the ground of whistleblowing. This claim can only be brought against the employer and not against individuals. In International Petroleum Limited v [...]

Introduction | Whistle-Blowing

By |2020-05-19T09:43:46+00:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Banking and Finance, Commercial Contracts, Commercial Opinions, Compliance and Investigation, Dispute Resolution, Due Diligence Investigations, Employment Issues (Business), Employment Law for Business, Employment law for employees, Front Page Publication, Leases (Business), News, Planning, Timeshare|

What is a whistleblower? A person who informs on a person or organisation who are preceived to be engaging in an unlawful or immoral activity. What does the legislation say is whistleblowing? You are a whistleblower if you are a worker and you report certain types of wrongdoing. The wrongdoing must be in the public interest [...]

Transferring staff to Isle of Man branches of International businesses

By |2020-01-22T23:27:58+00:00October 24th, 2016|Categories: Banking and Finance, Biomed, Commercial Contracts, Commercial Opinions, Compliance and Investigation, Converting Your Business to a Company, Due Diligence Investigations, eGaming, Employment Issues (Business), Employment Issues (Personal), Employment Law for Business, Front Page Publication, Immigration for Business, Leases (Business), Legislation, Licence Holders ‐ Operators, Manufacturing, Partnership Issues, Pensions and Insurance, Personal Contracts, Planning, Player Protection, Problem Gambling, Redundancy, Regulatory Issues, Software Providers, Technology, Terms and Conditions, Testing Companies, Timeshare, Your Rights in the Work Place|

The Isle of Man has for a long time been part of the global market in many industries including the financial sector, corporate services and online gambling. As a result, numerous multinational companies have branches or head offices on the Island and often seek to bring in skilled workers from other jurisdictions as short or long [...]

Doing business in the Isle of Man

By |2020-01-22T22:08:58+00:00October 24th, 2016|Categories: Banking and Finance, Biomed, Business for the Self Employed, Cell Companies, Commercial Contracts, Commercial Opinions, Company Law, Compliance and Investigation, Corporate Governance, Directors’ Duties and the Law and Conduct of Meetings, Corporate Restructuring, Due Diligence Investigations, Employment Issues (Business), Employment Law for Business, Front Page Publication, Isle of Man Foundations, Joint Ventures and Shareholder Agreements, Leases (Business), Mergers and Acquisitions, Planning, Purpose Trusts, Sale and Purchase of Businesses, Technology, Technology, BioMed and Data, Timeshare, Trust Law, Trust Structures, Trusts, Foundations and Companies|

When moving forward with any business idea, forward planning and difficult decision making are needed at an early stage and good quality, expert legal advice is required at an early stage. The right advice will help you strategically and commercially and ensuring the right decisions are made at the start of a venture ensures that pitfalls [...]

Employment Law Fact Sheet

By |2020-01-22T22:08:58+00:00October 24th, 2016|Categories: Banking and Finance, Business for the Self Employed, Commercial Contracts, Commercial Opinions, Compliance and Investigation, Due Diligence Investigations, Employment Issues (Business), Employment Law for Business, Leases (Business), Planning, Timeshare|

Unfair Dismissal An employee has the right to not be unfairly dismissed. It is for the employer to show the reason for an employee’s dismissal and that it was justified. An employee does not have to prove that he or she was unfairly dismissed. A claim for unfair dismissal may not normally be brought if an [...]

Beneficial Ownership | Media Release

By |2021-01-19T16:54:29+00:00September 20th, 2016|Categories: Banking and Finance, Business, Commercial Opinions, Commercial, Corporate and Finance, Company Law, Compliance and Investigation, Corporate Governance, Directors’ Duties and the Law and Conduct of Meetings, Due Diligence Investigations, News, Regulatory Issues|

Advocate Paul Beckett presents paper on beneficial ownership at Oxford University Paul Beckett | Senior Advocate | Originally published 20 September 2016 Paul Beckett, Senior Counsel at MannBenham, recently delivered a paper on beneficial ownership at the 107th Annual Conference of the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS), held this year at St Catherine’s College, Oxford. The [...]