Legal News

Today
The UK Supreme Court has begun hearing arguments in a case set to help clarify the legal threshold that people need to satisfy to bring defamation claims in England and Wales. [...]
Tue, Nov 13, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
ANALYSIS: A Budget measure concerning tax and insolvency effectively puts the UK's tax authority back among preferential creditors in an insolvency. Is this a failure to learn from history? [...]
Tue, Nov 13, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Final regulations for the new VAT domestic reverse charge for construction services will make administration easier for construction businesses making supplies to occasional users of construction services, the government has said. [...]
Tue, Nov 13, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Businesses in Singapore that come under fire for the innovative way they use personal data will generally be immune from enforcement action in the city state if its data protection authority has previously endorsed the activities, the authority has said. [...]
Tue, Nov 13, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Earlier
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued a public statement alerting credit rating agencies, trade repositories and those using their services to ready themselves for a no-deal Brexit. [...]
Mon, Nov 12, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
ANALYSIS: Energy companies operating in the UK are embracing the challenge of encouraging more women into careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) as a long-term solution to reducing their gender pay gap (GPG). [...]
Mon, Nov 12, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
UK employers are struggling to recruit and retain staff, largely because of a fall in the number of workers born outside the country coming to the UK for work. [...]
Mon, Nov 12, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The Court of Appeal (CoA) in the UK has found that cash machines outside retail premises should not be charged separate business rates for those ATMs in what one expert called "a victory for common sense". [...]
Mon, Nov 12, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The security of the UK's telecoms infrastructure is being reviewed by the UK government. [...]
Mon, Nov 12, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The government's plans for regulating chemicals once the UK leaves the EU are not progressing fast enough, risking a "trading hiatus" and disruption to supply chains on exit day, a House of Lords committee has warned. [...]
Mon, Nov 12, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
New rules have been introduced in Hong Kong to shield retail investors from risks associated with investing in cryptoassets. [...]
Thu, Nov 08, 2018
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL
A new UK study is to look into how businesses use data to tailor pricing offers to consumers and whether the practice helps those consumers obtain "the best deals". [...]
Tue, Nov 06, 2018
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL