The UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have each issued no-deal Brexit data protection guidance.
The Prague Rules on the Efficient Conduct of Proceedings in International Arbitration have been formally launched. In this update we consider what impact the Prague Rules are likely to have on international arbitration.
The corks are popping in France’s Champagne region this year after a wet winter and an exceptionally hot summer produced a bumper crop.
As the Brexit process remains in flux, the UK government has pressed on with its task of publishing draft legislation setting out what will happen in the event of a ‘No Deal’, i.e., with the UK leaving the EU at the end of March 2019 without an agreement being reached.
Interpol, the world’s largest police organisation best known for issuing red notices, has found itself at the centre of media attention.
As brand owners begin to prepare themselves for the possibility of a “no deal” when the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019, one issue that should be high on the agenda is a review of IP-related agreements which may be impacted by the UK leaving the EU, whether with or without a deal.
In those heady cryptocurrency bubble days a few months ago, the home of private banking spoke. Switzerland, its Economics Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann said, wanted to be a “crypto nation”.
Recently, the European Parliament approved the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive (revised AVMSD), which extends the scope of regulation to cover video-sharing services such as YouTube, Instagram and Facebook (the existing rules only cover traditional TV broadcasters and video-on-demand services).
HM Land Registry has announced it is partnering with UK software company Methods, who will utilise R3’s blockchain platform (distributed ledger technology), Corda, for the second phase of HM Land Registry’s groundbreaking research and development project, Digital Street.
The recent news that a clinical trial for a heart drug was halted due to Brexit concerns have put in sharp focus the significant uncertainty for the industry as a result of a potential no deal.
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We are all seeing the images of plastic debris cluttering the world’s oceans, turtles choking on fishing nets and poisoned whales on beaches. But it’s only lately, it seems, that governments are seeking comprehensive ways to resolve these ecological disasters.