Following an intense debate and lobbying by a range of stakeholders (as discussed in our recent bulletin), a final text of the controversial proposed Copyright Directive has now been agreed between representatives of the EU institutions.
Amidst the seemingly endless chaos and uncertainty surrounding Brexit negotiations, votes and pledges on everything from free market access to customs unions, to trade deals, Irish border back-stops and bar room banter in Brussels… there is now some short term certainty about the rights of the 3.5 million EEA nationals living and working in the UK beyond the 29 March 2019.
As flagged in the Budget 2018, we now have the Government’s consultation regarding the proposed 1% additional rate of SDLT for non-residents.
Imagine paying people no strings attached cash, whether they have a job or not. In California, two experiments are being planned that some think could be the solution to a potentially jobless dystopian future.
With just over a month to go, the government has published in draft The Designs and International Trade Marks (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.
Choosing the name of any new development is a critical part of the process of creating its brand identity.
On the first International Data Protection Day after the GDPR came into effect, Mishcon de Reya’s Jon Baines reflects on the current data protection issues.
Sixteen social media stars – including celebrities such as Alexa Chung, Ellie Goulding, Rosie Huntington-Whitely and Rita Ora – have provided voluntary undertakings to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to improve disclosure in their social media posts, following a CMA investigation into whether influencers are clearly disclosing paid-for endorsements.
The insurance market has for a long time relied on both the freedom of services and freedom of establishment to passport insurance services across the EEA. On 29 March 2017, the stable conditions over which the insurance market had hitherto developed were disrupted when the UK started the formal process of leaving the EU under Article 50.
On 18 January 2019, 11 countries voted against the EU Council’s proposed compromise text for the Copyright Directive.
Following our previous article on the no-deal Brexit data protection guidance released by DCMS and the ICO, the UK government has published draft regulations which will apply in the event of a No Deal, the Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendments etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (Data Protection Brexit Regulations).
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.