Employment & Labour Law
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Insurance & Reinsurance
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Mergers & Acquisitions
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The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Alex Nourry of Clifford Chance.
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Restructuring & Insolvency
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Magrath Sheldrick LLP
In the landmark decision of Toufik Lounes v Secretary of State for the Home Department (C‑165/16), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that an EEA national who exercises free movement in another member state, and who later naturalises in that country and retains their original nationality, continues to enjoy the rights afforded under the Treaty of the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). Further, that qualifying family members also continue to derive the same rights through that EEA national, including the right of residence. [Continue Reading]
Magrath Sheldrick LLP
On 7 November 2017, the UK government provided the European Commission with a ‘technical document’ with the aim of further clarifying its proposals in respect of post-Brexit citizenship rights. The note aims to offer reassurance to EU citizens and their family members by setting out further details of how a new ‘settled status’ scheme will operate in practice.
Magrath Sheldrick LLP
The recent Government policy document leaked and published by The Guardian newspaper has given an indication of the post-Brexit immigration strategy. Despite not representing formal policy, given its unofficial status and the fact that the Government has yet to hear views from numerous stakeholders including the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), current Government thinking is represented within the document, including the two year “implementation period” which has been increasingly discussed recently.
Rights holders continue to have an ongoing battle against technological developments that facilitate free access to their content. The battles have taken many forms over the years since the creation of the printing press, recording TV and radio to VHS and cassettes respectively all the way through to the music industry’s fight against Napster.
AdamsonJones provides intellectual property (IP) services encompassing patent, design and trade mark protection and advice in the UK, Europe and throughout the world. The firm works with an expanding list of sophisticated and demanding clients, ranging from innovative start-ups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to multinational corporations and internationally renowned universities. AdamsonJones also represents the clients of its overseas associates in proceedings before the UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO), the European Patent Office (EPO) and European Union Intellectual Property Office. [Continue Reading]
Recently, McDonald’s and other brands have been accused of cultural appropriation, using without permission the work of street artists in advertising campaigns in Europe. These companies will spend many millions on protecting their own brands and for McDonald’s, with a strong tradition in supporting the arts, it should have known better. [Continue Reading]
Hailed as representing the first-ever truly pan-EU patent system set to come into being later this year, the future of the new Unitary Patent Court (the UPC) has been thrown into doubt. [Continue Reading]
It is the phone call that all in-house lawyers or chief compliance officers may dread. It might be from your IT team, or from law enforcement, reporting that there has been a security breach and that data has been leaked to the dark web; or it might be from a journalist, telling you that they hold confidential information that has been leaked to them; or it may be directly from a hacker making a ransom demand. In the event of a cyber attack, what should you do? [Continue Reading]
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