Now that the UK has officially left the European Union, there are a number of mechanisms within the business world that will gradually begin to change, including the way in which the UK regulates state aid.
The new standard agreement for service providers (which we'll refer to as the Controller-Processor SCCs) adopted by the European Commission on June 4th was understandably a bit overshadowed...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Companies contracting with consumers have to take care to ensure their agreement terms are enforceable. In one of the first post-Brexit decisions on issues in an online consumer contract...
Stevens & Bolton
After months of speculation, in response to a parliamentary question yesterday, the government has finally confirmed the commencement date for "no fault" divorce.
Osterwald Rathbone & Partners
There are several types of ships that transport hydrocarbons. One of the largest is the Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC), which is usually about 330 metres in length and carries between 200...
A Conservative MP has been fined after his puppy caused a stampede of deer by chasing a 200-strong herd in London.
In the midst of a global pandemic, when a number of businesses are focusing on survival, the last thing on many directors' minds is meeting Companies House filing deadlines in respect of accounts...
A recent case in the High Court examined the meaning of the phrase "as soon as possible" in the context of claims made under a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA)
The Employment Appeal Tribunal reaffirms that an employer cannot cure fundamental breach, once it has been committed.
Kemp IT Law
Behind the curve or biding its time? Chris Kemp, Associate at Kemp IT Law, looks at the UK Government's approach to setting the rules for AI.
Today is International Workers Memorial Day. We commemorate those who have lost their lives in the course of their employment. This year has particular resonance given the global events...
This week is "Walk to School Week" and with the majority of schools back full time alongside the weather beginning to improve across Scotland now is a great opportunity to consider walking or cycling to school.
It is often considered by many practitioners to be the case that adult children cannot bring a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family & Dependants)
J A Kemp LLP
The EPO's Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) is currently considering in case G1/21 the legality of holding oral proceedings by video conference without the consent of the parties...
This article considers some of the difficult issues that employers in the UK will be facing over the upcoming holiday season. These range from managing quarantine and staff with built-up annual leave...
Today, news broke that baby Arthur Morgan is the first to receive ground-breaking gene therapy treatment Zolgensma®, reimbursed by the NHS.
Marks & Clerk
In this article, we focus on Birss LJ's comments in Facebook v Voxer regarding the applicability of the Formstein defence to allegations of infringement under the doctrine of equivalents.
Permitted Development Rights, particularly in respect of the ability to convert offices into residential space, have been important in allowing under utilised buildings to be reborn into residential use...
The earliest identified date of a patient presenting with symptoms of a "novel coronavirus" in Wuhan, China is reported to be 1 December 2019.
Aasmah talks to Dr Jay Mei about how science is changing the world, why he is passionate about pharmaceuticals and what he has learnt from his experiences.