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This week’s top 15 legal briefings - 24 July 2015

26-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Dangerous selfies; payment for commuting time; and lack of privacy in private finance

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Same-sex relationships and the workplace download subscription

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One in five gay people have been bullied by colleagues because of their sexual orientation. 

Star legal writers: corporate

This week’s top briefings writers from TheLawyer.com cover corporate issues.

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Holiday cases keep tribunals busy download subscription

Goodman Derrick 27-Jul-2015

This update considers three cases regarding holiday entitlement and pay currently in the UK courts.

IP: S52 copyright repeal repealed! download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 27-Jul-2015

Good news for those selling copies of iconic works as proposed repeal is put on back burner; 

Litigation and enforcement in Switzerland: an overview download subscription

Prager Dreifuss 27-Jul-2015

Including proposals for dispute resolution reform.

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Doing business in the Russian Federation: a Q&A guide weblink subscription

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners 27-Jul-2015

…covering the legal system; foreign investment, currency regulations and business vehicles.

Family-friendly rights and sex discrimination in Jersey download subscription

Ogier 27-Jul-2015

Maternity leave, paternity leave and flexible working coming soon.

Holiday cases keep tribunals busy download subscription

Goodman Derrick 27-Jul-2015

This update considers three cases regarding holiday entitlement and pay currently in the UK courts.

Read more Employment briefings

Doing business in the Russian Federation: a Q&A guide weblink subscription

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners 27-Jul-2015

…covering the legal system; foreign investment, currency regulations and business vehicles.

Cybercrime – wake up to the legal risks weblink subscription

Walker Morris 27-Jul-2015

The FBI ’Darkode’ arrests are just the tip of the iceberg. This briefing highlights risks to you in five key areas.

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Plain speaking (and writing) for lawyers download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 23-Jul-2015

Why do some lawyers insist on clinging to archaic language?

International tax update download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 23-Jul-2015

The main recent changes to Luxembourg and international tax law.

Read more Banking / Finance briefings

Plain speaking (and writing) for lawyers download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 23-Jul-2015

Why do some lawyers insist on clinging to archaic language?

Social housing rents: the cuts and the fallout download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 23-Jul-2015

Latest moves, concerns and practical issues for registered providers to consider

Privacy: a lesson from the tech pioneers download subscription

Schillings 23-Jul-2015

Be like Mark Zuckerberg – consider non-disclosure agreements where luxury properties are involved.

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Doing business in the Russian Federation: a Q&A guide weblink subscription

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners 27-Jul-2015

…covering the legal system; foreign investment, currency regulations and business vehicles.

Holiday cases keep tribunals busy download subscription

Goodman Derrick 27-Jul-2015

This update considers three cases regarding holiday entitlement and pay currently in the UK courts.

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Media / Entertainment / Sport

Discovery’s Olympic Games bid download subscription

Goodman Derrick 27-Jul-2015

Paul Herbert discusses the International Olympic Committee’s agreement with Discovery Communications, a US-based global media company and the parent company of Eurosport.

Freedom of the press and journalistic sources download subscription

No5 Chambers 23-Jul-2015

Why most cases against journalists prosecuted under Operation Elveden failed. 

Ireland: ISPs face costs of implementing IP protection system download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 10-Jul-2015

UPC Communications ordered to pay 80 per cent of the capital cost to set up a ’three strikes’ system.

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Family-friendly rights and sex discrimination in Jersey download subscription

Ogier 27-Jul-2015

Maternity leave, paternity leave and flexible working coming soon.

Price of divorce set to rise download subscription

B P Collins 24-Jul-2015

Fees to increase to £550.

How to prepare for a princely present download subscription

B P Collins 23-Jul-2015

As Prince George turns two it is fortunate that there are tax-efficient gift-giving measures for the rich.

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International tax update download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 23-Jul-2015

The main recent changes to Luxembourg and international tax law.

How to prepare for a princely present download subscription

B P Collins 23-Jul-2015

As Prince George turns two it is fortunate that there are tax-efficient gift-giving measures for the rich.

Tax avoidance and evasion: Summer Budget 2015 – e-briefing download subscription

Eversheds 21-Jul-2015

The chancellor has announced new measures to counteract tax avoidance and evasion.

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Women at higher risk of insolvency than men download subscription

B P Collins 20-Jul-2015

…as they take the ’bankruptcy-lite’ option.

Quality of debt-management advice: room for improvement download subscription

Eversheds 17-Jul-2015

The FCA thematic review 15/8 focuses on the level of compliance with existing Consumer Credit Sourcebook rules as based on the Office of Fair Trading’s former Debt Management Guidance.

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Ministers consider solar subsidy cuts download subscription

B P Collins 27-Jul-2015

Industry ”cannot continue to rely on blank cheques”. 

Assets of Community Value: dispose of them at your peril download subscription

Gateley Plc 15-Jul-2015

If the local community wants to buy your property there will be a six-month moratorium.

European Fund of Strategic Investments – a silver lining for the Continent? download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 8-Jul-2015

Aim is to unlock additional financing of at least €315bn for investment. 

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The four main trends in legal technology download subscription

Aderant 27-Jul-2015

…with speech recognition and other interactive tools being ones to watch.

Cybercrime – wake up to the legal risks weblink subscription

Walker Morris 27-Jul-2015

The FBI ’Darkode’ arrests are just the tip of the iceberg. This briefing highlights risks to you in five key areas.

Big US law firms are spending more on technology download subscription

Aderant 27-Jul-2015

Investing in practice and financial management systems, network upgrades etc.

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Doing business in the Russian Federation: a Q&A guide weblink subscription

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners 27-Jul-2015

…covering the legal system; foreign investment, currency regulations and business vehicles.

IP: S52 copyright repeal repealed! download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 27-Jul-2015

Good news for those selling copies of iconic works as proposed repeal is put on back burner; 

Tougher sentences for online copyright breaches download subscription

B P Collins 24-Jul-2015

Offenders could face 10 years in jail.

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Ministers consider solar subsidy cuts download subscription

B P Collins 27-Jul-2015

Industry ”cannot continue to rely on blank cheques”. 

Key things to know on renewable energy projects’ implementation in Kazakhstan download subscription

Colibri Kazakhstan 23-Jul-2015

Kazakhstan has a lot of potential for the use of alternative or renewable energy sources, which in the long term should replace natural resources.

China’s carbon reduction goals download subscription

Eversheds 22-Jul-2015

China has now submitted its carbon emissions reduction goals to the UN.

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Regulatory round-up: asset protection cover; non-geographic phone numbers; and more download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 15-Jul-2015

Also: reporting unenforceable credit agreements; ADR directive; and more.

Shipping e-briefing: who owns the cargo?; mitigating losses; collisions; and more weblink subscription

Ince & Co 14-Jul-2015

Also: be specific in tripartite agreements; the right to rely on refund guarantees; and more.

Life as a surety underwriter download subscription

Gateley Plc 8-Jul-2015

Ainhoa Alzola discusses what life is like as a surety underwriter, and more importantly, what a surety underwriter looks for when writing a bond.

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Doing business in the Russian Federation: a Q&A guide weblink subscription

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners 27-Jul-2015

…covering the legal system; foreign investment, currency regulations and business vehicles.

UK businesses unable to recruit non-EU skilled migrants download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 23-Jul-2015

…as Tier 2 immigration cap is reached.

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Questions over care in police custody download subscription

Hudgell Solicitors 24-Jul-2015

Review will look into alleged serious shortcomings in the system.

Data surveillance ruling of ‘constitutional importance’ download subscription

No5 Chambers 24-Jul-2015

Insufficient safeguards in place to protect information.

Tougher sentences for online copyright breaches download subscription

B P Collins 24-Jul-2015

Offenders could face 10 years in jail.

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The four main trends in legal technology download subscription

Aderant 27-Jul-2015

…with speech recognition and other interactive tools being ones to watch.

Big US law firms are spending more on technology download subscription

Aderant 27-Jul-2015

Investing in practice and financial management systems, network upgrades etc.

Bad fortune is inevitable, good practice is invaluable download subscription

Schillings 17-Jul-2015

Six examples of best practice in reputation management.

Guernsey: removal of a protector download subscription

Collas Crill 27-Jul-2015

…after loss of trust and confidence. Including four practical points for professionals

International tax update download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 23-Jul-2015

The main recent changes to Luxembourg and international tax law.

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Serbia: new law on conversion of right of use into ownership of construction land download subscription

JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic 27-Jul-2015

New law includes several excellent ideas, particularly regarding long-term leasing.

Law on conversion adopted in Serbia download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 27-Jul-2015

Converting right of use into ownership rights over construction land, for a fee.

Plain speaking (and writing) for lawyers download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 23-Jul-2015

Why do some lawyers insist on clinging to archaic language?

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Holiday cases keep tribunals busy download subscription

Goodman Derrick 27-Jul-2015

This update considers three cases regarding holiday entitlement and pay currently in the UK courts.

Cybercrime – wake up to the legal risks weblink subscription

Walker Morris 27-Jul-2015

The FBI ’Darkode’ arrests are just the tip of the iceberg. This briefing highlights risks to you in five key areas.

IP: S52 copyright repeal repealed! download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 27-Jul-2015

Good news for those selling copies of iconic works as proposed repeal is put on back burner; 

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