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By Iain Drummond
As those involved in adjudication will be aware, the grounds for challenging an Adjudicator's Decision are limited.
By Jacqueline Moore
With the Cricket World Cup in full swing, and Wimbledon, The Open and the FIFA Women's World Cup just around the corner, it is set to be a bumper summer of sport
By John MacKenzie
The case of Rudd v Bridle is an interesting example of data protection law in the UK, and specifically subject access requests, being used in the context of litigation
By Gordon Downie
Gordon Downie examines how some UK local authorities, in raising their cremation charges (partly) in response to austerity
By Joanna Boag-Thomson, Paul Carlyle
According to statistics released by the European Commission earlier in 2019, the term "GDPR" amassed more Google searches than either Beyoncé or Kim Kardashian during the month of May 2018.
By Gordon Downie
The Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA) Chief Executive, Andrea Coscelli raised concerns in April at "seeing a lot of evidence of anti-competitive conduct ...
By Gillian Campbell
Recent research from the insurer Royal London found more than half of the UK adult population has not made a will, and a quarter of those have no intention of making one. Death, it seems, remains something of a taboo subject in the UK
By Ben Pilbrow
How many of you have read the book ‘Silent Messages'? How many of you have even heard of it or its author, Professor Albert Mehrabian? Probably not that many.
By Blair Melville
At the end of March, UK Visas and Immigration closed both the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) and Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) routes ...
By Gordon Downie
Andrew Tyrie has proposed that the UK courts – as well as the CMA itself – be made subject to a new statutory consumer duty.
By John MacKenzie
One of the challenges of dealing with large complex disputes (or even smaller disputes with technical complexity) is that the decision maker may have no understanding of the technical background
By Scott Rodger
On 2 May 2019, Ofwat, the water industry regulator for England and Wales, unveiled its emerging thinking on the future regulatory framework for the water sector.
By Gordon Moir
‘Fake news' – information or news that is proven to be either verifiably false or misleading – has become a major, global concern.
By Leonore Dupont
Most of us know that it is important to understand our own motivations in any negotiation-type setting, but how many of you are aware of the natural cognitive biases that we are all prone to?
By George Frier
Coordinating cross-border due diligence is a key skill that more often than not underpins complex, multi-jurisdictional merger and acquisitions (M&A) and private equity (PE)-led transactions.
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