Legal News

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Civil servants cannot make decisions on behalf of government departments in Northern Ireland where those decisions would ordinarily be taken by ministers, the High Court in the country has ruled. [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
ANALYSIS: Businesses that plan to carry out internal investigations into the conduct of their employees or agents are likely to need to carry out data protection impact assessments (DPIAs) first, DPIAs are now mandatory in certain circumstances under the GDPR. [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Solicitors representing fraudulent property sellers may be liable for breach of trust, breach of warranty of authority or breach of undertaking in cases involving identity fraud, the Court of Appeal has ruled. [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
ANALYSIS: Banks can expect continued scrutiny of competition on top of recent reforms designed to improve customer choice and outcomes. [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
ANALYSIS: Dame Judith Hackitt has recommended a wide-ranging and ambitious package of building and fire safety reforms. [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The Supreme Court has backed the use of a 'no oral modification' (NOM) clause in a licence agreement, finding that there are often "legitimate commercial reasons" for their inclusion in contracts. [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Changes to the way in which short-term business visitors (STBVs) employed by overseas branches of UK companies are taxed on UK work have been proposed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The biggest Brexit-related concern for pharmaceuticals companies is that the UK will deviate from EU regulation of the market, according to a new report by a committee of MPs. [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
A £2 cap on the stake that gamblers will be able to place when playing fixed odds betting machines (FOBTs) is to be imposed in Britain, the UK government has announced. [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The European Commission has granted state aid approval to an extension of a tax-advantaged UK share plan scheme, aimed at helping certain independent SME companies recruit and retain high-calibre employees. [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
EU policy makers are considering introducing new measures to combat illegal content posted on the internet. [...]
Fri, May 04, 2018
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL
Ad blocking services are free to operate in Germany after the country's Federal Court of Justice ruled their use does not breach competition laws. [...]
Thu, May 03, 2018
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL