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Welcome to our April Ewire

We like to keep you up to date with ideas and information that will help you gain maximum advantage from working with us.

Our Ewires will be sent to you regularly to keep you in touch with the latest legal news.  We hope you will find these bulletins interesting.

We close with a quick tour of the type of Spanish property some of our clients are lucky enough to occupy and a reminder about the London Legal Walk on May 16.

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In this edition, we consider the impact of new legislation requiring companies to hold registers identifying persons with significant control, efficient estate planning and issues employers need to consider when contacting employees absent on sick leave.

IconLogin Limited has developed the first visual password App to allow android phone users to unlock their handsets using image rather than number sequences, which is the subject of our showcase. IconLogin Limited is a valued Silverman Sherliker client and we wish them the very best of luck with their new and revolutionary product.
 

Family Law: adoption update

The Government has for some time promised changes to speed up the adoption process. There are many couples desperate to give a child a loving home but the present adoption process in England and Wales has on occasion hindered their efforts to do so.

 

Through the looking glass

In the wake of the Panama Papers, the requirement for companies to hold a register of people who have significant control has come into force, explains Jonathan Silverman:

 

Silverman Sherliker’s Liza Zucconi recognised again in international awards

The partners and all colleagues are delighted to congratulate Liza Zucconi on her continuing success.

 

Estate Planning is back in the headlines – how prepared are you?

Recent media stories, including coverage of Prime Minister David Cameron’s financial matters in the wake of the Panama Papers, have brought estate planning back into the headlines.

 

Employment law and illness: when a little TLC is the prescription

It is always tricky to manage employees on sick leave, especially when there are pressing employment-related matters to communicate to them.

 

International Trademark Association conference 2016

Silverman Sherliker will be represented by three members of the IP team at the annual INTA conference, held this year in Orlando, Florida between 20 May and 25 May 2016.

 

Your Brand in Your Hand (SMART phone PIN - your number’s up....)

Silverman Sherliker’s client, innovative technology pioneers IconLogin, launched the world’s first picture password App on 22 April. The App enables any smart phone to be unlocked using a sequence of Instagram snaps instead of a PIN code.

 

A place in the sun

Anyone who watched BBC mini-series The Night Manager will have seen Hugh Laurie’s character Dickie Roper operating out of a magnificent Mediterranean hilltop villa last month.

 

Charity begins at home.....

Silverman Sherliker is proud to be taking part again this year in the annual 10km London Legal walk in the City of London on 16th May 2016.

 

What’s on your mind?

Is there any particular topic or area of law (business, private client or family matters) that you would like to see us focus on in a future edition of Ewire?

Please contact the Editor, Robert MacGinn, with your requests and suggestions on: rm@silvermansherliker.co.uk.

 

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