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There are differences in the "commercial dynamics" for developing and marketing 'biosimilar' medicines compared to standard generic drugs and these could be taken into account by competition regulators, an expert has said. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
A sixth form college deducted too much money from the pay of three teachers in response to lawful strike action, the UK's highest court has ruled. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Businesses that cannot show that "good data protection is a cornerstone" of their "business policy and practices" will leave themselves "open to enforcement action" under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the UK's information commissioner has said. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Not every over-the-counter (OTC) traded financial instrument will be subject to tougher transparency and transaction reporting requirements, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has confirmed. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Many businesses do not view it "as a priority" to be compliant with new EU data protection laws by the date on which they will begin to apply, according to new research. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
A review into an EU law that provides protection to creators of databases has been opened by the European Commission. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
A draft dispute resolution mechanism for settling disagreements between EU member states on the interpretation of double taxation agreements has been agreed by the European Council. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The Environment Agency has announced it is extending its environmental permitting regime to existing onshore oil and gas facilities. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
ANALYSIS: Businesses should conduct a data protection audit to ensure they are ready to comply with new EU data protection laws which will apply a year from now. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The next 12 months will be "challenging" for UK retail businesses, as the effects of the UK's decision to leave the EU filter through to the wider economy, an expert has said. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Growth in lending by financial technology (fintech) companies has the potential to both benefit and pose risks to financial stability, according to a new report. [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL
Australia Post is to work with the Australian federal government to create a digital identity platform to improve access to government agency. [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL