On 24 January and 8 April 2022, the procedure before the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) was reformed with the aim notably to better respond to the growing number of complaints...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On 10 May 2022, the European Commission adopted new EU competition rules for vertical distribution agreements that entered into force on 1 June 2022, bringing important amendments to the ...
There have been considerable changes made to the way we do business in recent times. These changes were arguably inevitable but were accelerated as a result of lockdowns and forced home working...
Against a backdrop of widespread industrial action, the government has quadrupled unions' potential liability for calling unlawful strikes to £1,000,000.
In the latest appeal decision on the conflict between gender-critical beliefs and the rights of transgender people, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that such beliefs...
The Court of Appeal upheld a trial judge's anti-suit injunction preventing proceedings continuing in Canada upholding an exclusive jurisdiction clause found in insurance contracts forming part of an insurance tower.
Kemp IT Law
Uncertain times have a knock-on effect on all aspects of life including business. The pandemic, Brexit, ever-rising inflation and now an energy crisis against the backdrop of war in Europe...
The UK government is proposing to amend its data privacy regime to make it easier for employers to comply with its requirements.
J A Kemp LLP
As we reported in September 2020, the UK IPO, on behalf of the UK Government, conducted an open consultation in relation to how artificial intelligence (AI) should be dealt with in the patent and copyright systems.
There is a growing recognition that businesses and organisations can and indeed should have a moral dimension to their decision making.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Businesses in the UK entertainment and advertising industries ought to tread carefully when using popular characters born out of TV shows, books or other works unless they have the necessary rights...
Subject to the court having effective technology, the pandemic has seen a significant change in the way that pre-inquest review hearings (PIRHs) and final inquest hearings...
In collaboration with the Cauda Equina Champions Charity, we have conducted research that suggests there is still work to be done to improve emergency care for cauda equina syndrome...
Clyde & Co
The UK yesterday (13 April 2022) sanctioned a further 206 individuals in connection with Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Clyde & Co
Since 2015, the Bank of England has been part of a global regulatory movement spearheaded by the Financial Stability Board seeking to address the "tragedy of the horizon" of climate change related financial risks.
Marks & Clerk
Almost a quarter of the Earth's ocean floor has now been mapped, according to a BBC article reporting on the second UN Ocean Conference, currently taking place Lisbon.
The impact of climate change and the business approach to ESG is at the top of everyone's agenda. But where does HR and employment law fit in?
David Lewis QC, Jack Dillon, and James Shaw look at unfair prejudice claims, covering (i) parties, the cause of action and its relationship with derivative claims, forum,...
Our tax experts have called upon the government to make changes on their mileage rates for employees who use their car for business travel.
A principal characteristic of letters of credit (LCs) is their autonomous nature. For those LCs that incorporate the ICC's Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits Publication No. 600 (UCP 600),...