The EU Commission presented the Capital Markets Recovery Package ("CMRP") at the end of July 2020. On 21 October 2020, Member States' ambassadors to the EU agreed the Council's position.
Arnold & Porter
The French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) recently revised and updated its guidelines on cookies and other online tracking technologies and issued further recommendations for stakeholders.
A Guernsey trust can be used to hold any types of assets, wherever situated, including intellectual property rights, copyright, database rights and image rights
Coming into operation on 1 November 2020, the Employment and Tribunal (Guernsey) Order, 2020 enhances the powers of the tribunal to dismiss or strike out complaints without merit.
Gorodissky & Partners
Almost every jurisdiction provides for a number of grounds for early termination of a trademark registration
On October 26th 2020, an announcement was published on the official website of the Turkish Data Protection Authority ("DPA"), summarizing its position on the requirements for lawful cross-border data
Groom Law Group
For some time, the UK has been working to implement the concept of "superfunds" to consolidate defined benefit ("DB") plans. We wrote about this early on here.
A cyclist injured in a collision near Wakefield has called for harsher sentences for careless driving offences after the young driver who collided with him was handed only five points on his licence
TAN was granted permission in July to apply for judicial review of the green light for the multi billion pounds roads expansion programme on the grounds of its climate change impact.
The group says that the guidance, which was updated on 15 October, is unlawful as it encourages care homes in higher risk areas to institute blanket bans on family visits.
Kemp IT Law
In any given digital transformation ("DT") project, there are numerous potential issues and pitfalls that may lead to failure - or at the very least - result in the project failing to meet the...
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
The Tribunal refused to discharge or modify a restrictive covenant which prevented a house being built in front of a certain building line.
In the coming years, these generators are scheduled to progressively retire and be replaced by renewables generation which usually does not supply the necessary essential system services as a by-product of operation
In our article last week, we showed how the use of a completely new type of data, digital behavioural data, can enhance the fraud models of insurers.
Giambrone & Partners
Investment fraud is a fast-rising crime that thrives on a challenging economic climate
The Pensions Regulator ("Regulator") has published new guidance for trustees and employers considering a transaction with a superfund. The full guidance is available on the Regulator's website.
With the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020 fast approaching and the risk of a 'no-deal' between the UK and EU continuing to increase, it's more important than ever...
In the context of Black History Month Stephen Bilko considers how a Nigerian community's struggle with a global corporation has its roots in the long distant past.
Strategic Advantage SPC v Tokenhouse VB Limited and others  EWHC 003171 (Ch) is the most recent case in a long line of cases grappling with the consequences of non-compliance of...
Not all tax fraud results in a criminal investigation and prosecution. HMRC have discretion to offer taxpayers whom they suspect have been involved in deliberate fraud an opportunity to make a full...