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.
After the Parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal in January 2019, Pharma giant Novartis issued a statement that the risk of a No-Deal Brexit will be “hugely impactful for patients, particularly around the supply and safety of medicines.”
Companies are becoming increasingly aware that there will be a sharp rise in red tape and multiple regulations relating to data handling after Brexit and are starting to put in place processes to deal with possible delays and difficulties.
For Lexis Nexis, Mishcon de Reya Partner Filippo Noseda discusses trusts in Europe and the potential impact of Brexit.
Imagine a robot that knows when a strawberry is ripe and can pick it without bruising, or a drone that can shoot asparagus seeds into the soil at exactly the right depth.
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.
As 2019 continues the old Brexit terms, such as four freedoms, customs union, free movement, Withdrawal Agreement and backstop, are increasingly being sidelined as the media grapples with two conciliatory methods proposed by Conservative members of parliament: the “Malthouse Compromise” and “Brady Amendment”. Let’s take a look and unpick these.
The corks are popping in France’s Champagne region this year after a wet winter and an exceptionally hot summer produced a bumper crop.
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”.
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