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The European Commission has approved state aid of €4.8 billion from the Italian government to facilitate the liquidation of two banks, Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca, in a decision that could have an effect on the subordinated debt market, an expert has said. [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) chair Lord Andrew Adonis has pressed the UK government to make progress on 12 infrastructure projects including the expansion of Heathrow Airport and the High Speed 2 (HS2) railway. [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
A piece of legislation that UK law makers must pass so that the country can ratify a new Unified Patent Court (UPC) system in Europe has been laid before parliament. [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Around £50 billion has been paid out of company-backed defined benefit (DB) pensions schemes in the last two years. [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Over three-quarters of UK manufacturers have at least one EU national working for them, and 64% say they recruit employees from Europe because they do not get enough suitable applicants from the UK, according to a report by manufacturers' organisation EEF. [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
A hard Brexit would put 18,000 German auto industry jobs at risk, Deloitte Germany has said in a report on the sector. [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The European Council has formally set out the process for relocating the European Banking Authority (EBA) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) from London after Brexit takes effect. [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Organisations that allow staff to store personal data about fellow employees, customers or contacts on their own smartphones or other personal devices might be obliged to compel staff to search those devices for that information to comply with UK data protection laws, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has confirmed. [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Closer relationships with smaller developers and local planning authorities (LPAs) would bring Transport for London (TfL) closer to its ambition of delivering 10,000 new homes on its land by 2020, according to a new report. [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Courts will not depart from an approved costs budget on a later line-by-line assessment unless "satisfied that there is a good reason for doing so", the Court of Appeal has confirmed. [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
A lighting supplier has been fined £2.7 million for requiring retailers to use a minimum price when selling its products online. [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL
ANALYSIS: Algorithms used to track or adapt prices online raise competition concerns, according to a recent submission to the OECD by the European Union. [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL