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ANALYSIS: With higher education relatively far down the government's list of Brexit negotiating priorities, universities should be making contingency plans now to safeguard access to funding and mitigate against the possible loss of staff and students from other EU countries. [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The total annual value of outsourcing contracts agreed in the UK in the first three months of 2017 hit record levels, according to new figures. [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
ANALYSIS: A ruling by the Paris Court of Appeal has shed light on a wider than usual application of the adverse inferences principle by upholding an arbitrator's ruling that it was fair to infer from a company's refusal to disclose documents that a company knew more about a transaction than [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The number of businesses that will participate in the latest round of regulatory sandbox testing in the UK financial services sector is "nearly double" the number that took part in the first round of testing under the scheme, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said. [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Businesses are increasingly subject to so-called 'ransomware' attacks, according to a new report on data breaches. [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Data from a directory is not copyrightable, Singapore's Court of Appeal has ruled. [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Data from a directory is not copyrightable, Singapore's Court of Appeal has ruled. [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) should dismiss an appeal by Toshiba over fines imposed by the European Commission for participation in a cartel, advocate general Evgeni Tanchev has said. [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) of the Singapore Police Force will set up a partnership with industry and regulators to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Applicants will continue to be bound by the current environmental impact assessment (EIA) regime provided that they submit their request for a scoping opinion before new regulations come into force on 16 May. [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The forthcoming UK general election will delay the UK's ratification of a new Unified Patent Court (UPC) system until at least the summer and almost certainly push back the date on which the new framework could become operational, Out-Law.com can confirm. [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
A new ruling issued by the EU's highest court could assist copyright holders in clamping down on the sale of modified TV set-top boxes that allow users to access copyright-infringing content, an intellectual property law expert has said. [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL