In the aftermath of the fall of the Berlin Wall, many of East Germany’s consumer businesses collapsed as citizens flocked to previously unattainable western products, with their high-quality branding and sharp designs.
Poland’s ruling Law and Justice Party is winning hearts and minds with its election-spending pledges, seeking to redistribute wealth after almost three decades of growth have created one of the strongest economies in Europe.
A key criminal justice concern with Brexit that finally gained attention this week is that the UK’s withdrawal from the European arrest warrant (EAW) scheme means the police will lose the power to arrest fugitives wanted by other EU states without first having to apply to a UK court for a warrant of arrest.
Democracy provides the framework for our modern, western world. What impact will falling trust in politicians have on the world of business? How should companies navigate political upheaval? Expert advisors can help translate the uncertainty of the future.
For many years London has been Europe’s start-up capital, attracting the best and the brightest and spawning success stories, such as kids’ website Moshi Monsters and home delivery service, Deliveroo. Access to finance, a vibrant multi-cultural scene and solid regulatory framework have helped the city to become one of the global favourites for entrepreneurs. But
In March 2019 we wrote about the decision of the High Court in Canary Wharf v European Medicines Agency where the court rejected the argument by the tenant, EMA, that Brexit had the effect of terminating a lease by the doctrine of “frustration”.
“Do or die, come what may” – the evocative language used by the UK’s new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, with reference to the UK leaving the EU by October 31st.
Anyone who has tried to cross St Mark’s Square in Venice during the summer months will share the often-voiced frustration of the city’s populace when it comes to tourism overcrowding.
Elections for the European Parliament are upon us. Prime Minister May has announced that the UK will participate.
Marijuana’s hazy legal status in Europe has made cannabis strictly a niche industry until now. Tolerated though not strictly allowed in many countries, and of course traditionally associated with drop-outs, the drug hasn’t featured in too many mainstream economic forecasts.
Despite intensive lobbying and protests across Europe in the run up to the vote, the European Parliament has approved the text of the Copyright Directive.
It is probably fair to say that non-resident investors have borne the brunt of the changes affecting the tax landscape for investors in UK real estate.