Trademark disputes can have starkly different outcomes in different jurisdictions, as demonstrated by a number of parallel EU and UK oppositions.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Welcome to the UK Regulation Round Up, a regular bulletin highlighting the latest developments in UK and EU financial services regulation.
Now nearly six months into the Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO")'s three-year strategic plan, "ICO25", 2023 will continue to see changes and improvements to some ICO practices.
Preiskel & Co
On 20 January 2023 the UK's Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") published a statement regarding the obligations then in place for public electronic communications service providers...
Steptoe & Johnson
On February 5, 2023, the UK ban imposed by Part 5, Chapter 4IA of The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, as amended ("Russia Regulations"), on the maritime transportation...
Herbert Smith Freehills
The immediate panic caused by the liquidity crisis that affected a large number of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes invested in liability driven investment (LDI) funds in September...
Alvarez & Marsal
As we head into 2023 and given the uncertain economic outlook, Private Equity funds and portfolio companies will be looking at their management equity plans (‘MEPs')...
Recently, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a Respondent who kept employee data for over 10 years may have breached data protection rules,...
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Thankfully, futures clearinghouses do not fail often; it's happened three times in history, most recently in 1987. But last year, in the first week of March...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
NFT stands for ‘non-fungible token.' It is a type of crypto-asset which is connected to or represents an associated asset – this will usually be a digital asset. The most common association...
This case was heard, in respect of two Jersey Law Trusts, in the Privy Council on appeal from both the Jersey & Guernsey Courts of Appeal.
The UK was an early adopter of specific whistleblower protection and this is reflected in cultural attitudes to the practice.
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 – Updates for Practitioners.
With over 50% of the population in the United Kingdom owning a property, many are reliant on a mortgage to enable them to make this purchase.
Richmond Chambers Immigration Barristers
To apply to enter or remain in the UK under Appendix FM as the partner of a British citizen or settled person, there is a requirement that the Applicant and Sponsor must intend to live together permanently in the UK.
Norton Rose Fulbright
Sustainable finance in general, and the sustainability-linked loan (SLL) market in particular, have become incredibly popular over the past couple of years.
In the recent case, Bromcom Computers Plc v United Learning Trust  EWHC 3262 (TCC), the Defendant, United Learning Trust ("ULT"), conducted a competitive dialogue procedure for the award...
The early 21st century saw the seemingly inexorable rise of both online retail and fast fashion. Yet, recent years, as the climate crisis has deepened, have seen a challenge to this approach...
A number of significant and recent decisions in the English courts highlight the developing trend for environmental claims, or claims engaging a broader range of ESG issues, ...
On 30 November 2022, the CMA announced the start of an investigation into whether the Emma Sleep Group's use of online urgency claims breaches consumer...