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This week’s top 15 legal briefings - 02 August 2015

2-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

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

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Tougher sentences for online copyright breaches download subscription

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Offenders could face 10 years in jail.

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Employment update, summer 2015: leaving the EU; suitable alternative jobs; and more download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 31-Jul-2015

Also: tribunal wach and a round-up of recent interesting cases.

Implications of Ilott v Mitson for testators and beneficiaries download subscription

Shoosmiths 31-Jul-2015

A ‘landmark ruling’? No, the law relating to this matter has been around for years.

The Discrimination (Jersey) Law: what companies should consider download subscription

Carey Olsen 31-Jul-2015

Liability, exceptions and things companies should bear in mind.

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Employment update, summer 2015: leaving the EU; suitable alternative jobs; and more download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 31-Jul-2015

Also: tribunal wach and a round-up of recent interesting cases.

The Discrimination (Jersey) Law: what companies should consider download subscription

Carey Olsen 31-Jul-2015

Liability, exceptions and things companies should bear in mind.

How would a Brexit affect employment law? download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 31-Jul-2015

Is it better to be in or out of the EU in terms of UK employment law?

Read more Employment briefings

Employment update, summer 2015: leaving the EU; suitable alternative jobs; and more download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 31-Jul-2015

Also: tribunal wach and a round-up of recent interesting cases.

RBS told to disclose confidential documents download subscription

Collyer Bristow 31-Jul-2015

…but bank likely to ask to re-word its defence.

Uber drivers’ rights: the importance of employment status download subscription

Stewarts Law 31-Jul-2015

Employee, worker or contractor?

Read more Corporate briefings

Lenders making lease payments weblink subscription

Walker Morris 31-Jul-2015

Numerous complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service.

New lease accounting standards: what do you think? download subscription

Gateley Plc 31-Jul-2015

Lessees will be required to recognise assets and liabilities for all identified leases.

RBS told to disclose confidential documents download subscription

Collyer Bristow 31-Jul-2015

…but bank likely to ask to re-word its defence.

Read more Banking / Finance briefings

Lenders making lease payments weblink subscription

Walker Morris 31-Jul-2015

Numerous complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service.

RBS told to disclose confidential documents download subscription

Collyer Bristow 31-Jul-2015

…but bank likely to ask to re-word its defence.

Conscionable correction for lenders weblink subscription

Walker Morris 31-Jul-2015

Is a mortgage wrongly discharged by lender capable of being rectified by court order?

Read more Real Estate briefings

Employment update, summer 2015: leaving the EU; suitable alternative jobs; and more download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 31-Jul-2015

Also: tribunal wach and a round-up of recent interesting cases.

The Discrimination (Jersey) Law: what companies should consider download subscription

Carey Olsen 31-Jul-2015

Liability, exceptions and things companies should bear in mind.

RBS told to disclose confidential documents download subscription

Collyer Bristow 31-Jul-2015

…but bank likely to ask to re-word its defence.

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Media / Entertainment / Sport

Who owns ‘Old Flo’? Court battle over Henry Moore sculpture download subscription

Goodman Derrick 28-Jul-2015

Tower Hamlets found to have asserted ’rights of dominion’. 

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. 

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Employment update, summer 2015: leaving the EU; suitable alternative jobs; and more download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 31-Jul-2015

Also: tribunal wach and a round-up of recent interesting cases.

Implications of Ilott v Mitson for testators and beneficiaries download subscription

Shoosmiths 31-Jul-2015

A ‘landmark ruling’? No, the law relating to this matter has been around for years.

The Discrimination (Jersey) Law: what companies should consider download subscription

Carey Olsen 31-Jul-2015

Liability, exceptions and things companies should bear in mind.

Read more Family briefings

Implications of Ilott v Mitson for testators and beneficiaries download subscription

Shoosmiths 31-Jul-2015

A ‘landmark ruling’? No, the law relating to this matter has been around for years.

Private fund limited partnerships – a turning point for the UK? download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 31-Jul-2015

The Treasury has issued a consultation document that clearly signals its recognition of the value to the UK economy of the private funds sector (including private equity and real estate funds). 

Accountability, July: liability risk and finance professionals download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 31-Jul-2015

Without prejudice communications with a regulator; collateral benefit and negligence; and more.

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Bankruptcies fall to 25-year low download subscription

B P Collins 31-Jul-2015

Bankruptcies across England and Wales have fallen to their lowest level in a quarter of a century.

Bulgaria: bank recovery law must protect close-out netting arrangements download subscription

Schoenherr 28-Jul-2015

Risk mitigation measures required in bank crisis law. 

Women at higher risk of insolvency than men download subscription

B P Collins 20-Jul-2015

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

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RSS feed for PPP/PFI/Commercial projects

PPP/PFI/Commercial projects

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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Is artificial intelligence a threat to lawyers? download subscription

Aderant 31-Jul-2015

Most jobs being lost to technology are middle-class. Should lawyers be worried?

Uber drivers’ rights: the importance of employment status download subscription

Stewarts Law 31-Jul-2015

Employee, worker or contractor?

Using eDiscovery tools: companies and anti-competitive or illegal behaviour download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 30-Jul-2015

The practical application of e-tools when a company suspects it has been the victim, or perpetrator, of dodgy behaviour.

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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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Energy market investigation: provisional findings weblink subscription

Walker Morris 28-Jul-2015

A number of market features gives rise to an adverse effect on competition, says CMA.

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.

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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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Using eDiscovery tools: companies and anti-competitive or illegal behaviour download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 30-Jul-2015

The practical application of e-tools when a company suspects it has been the victim, or perpetrator, of dodgy behaviour.

Important changes to private fund limited partnerships download subscription

Gateley Plc 29-Jul-2015

A ‘white list’ of permitted management activities is one of the changes to ensure structure remains the market standard.

Energy market investigation: provisional findings weblink subscription

Walker Morris 28-Jul-2015

A number of market features gives rise to an adverse effect on competition, says CMA.

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RBS told to disclose confidential documents download subscription

Collyer Bristow 31-Jul-2015

…but bank likely to ask to re-word its defence.

Time to confess? The 1946 Carnaby Street murder download subscription

S&O Partnership 31-Jul-2015

No interest in prosecuting man who confessed to exotic dancer killing.

Call for more care from drivers as motorbike accidents rise download subscription

Hudgell Solicitors 30-Jul-2015

Most motorbike accidents are the fault of other road users.

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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.

New lease accounting standards: what do you think? download subscription

Gateley Plc 31-Jul-2015

Lessees will be required to recognise assets and liabilities for all identified leases.

RBS told to disclose confidential documents download subscription

Collyer Bristow 31-Jul-2015

…but bank likely to ask to re-word its defence.

Conscionable correction for lenders weblink subscription

Walker Morris 31-Jul-2015

Is a mortgage wrongly discharged by lender capable of being rectified by court order?

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UK economy grows by 0.7 per cent in Q2 download subscription

LDF 29-Jul-2015

…but construction output remains flat.

Bona Vacantia land and mortgagees download subscription

Gateley Plc 28-Jul-2015

New guidelines on dealing with the land of a dissolved company.

Back to Basics: cross-border construction contracts download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 28-Jul-2015

Common issues that can arise when signing contracts with overseas companies.

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Employment update, summer 2015: leaving the EU; suitable alternative jobs; and more download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 31-Jul-2015

Also: tribunal wach and a round-up of recent interesting cases.

The Discrimination (Jersey) Law: what companies should consider download subscription

Carey Olsen 31-Jul-2015

Liability, exceptions and things companies should bear in mind.

RBS told to disclose confidential documents download subscription

Collyer Bristow 31-Jul-2015

…but bank likely to ask to re-word its defence.

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