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National Grid has confirmed that the sealed bids auction window for the first Contract for Difference allocation round opens on 29 January and closes on 4 February.
On 2 December, Eversheds hosted its annual Food and Drink conference, which opened with a keynote speech by Adam Leyland, editor of The Grocer.
In an era where price fixing and anti-competitive practices attract fines measured in billions, the disparity associated with sentencing for safety offences has never been more evident.
Amendments to the recently passed draft PPP law have been approved by Jordan’s Lower House Investment Committee.
The Groceries Code Adjudicator was set up to ensure that large retailers with a turnover of more than £1bn comply with the Groceries Supply Code of Practice.
At the end of July, the US and the EU escalated their respective sanctions regimes against Russia following the Kremlin’s intervention in the Crimea/Ukraine crisis.
This briefing sets out the three key areas that are likely to affect the financial services sector to the greatest extent.
On 19 June 2014, ISDA published a standard form amendment to the ISDA Master Agreement.
EU member states are being encouraged to improve protection for small food producers and retailers against the unfair practices of their sometimes much larger trading partners.
The EU Consumer Rights Directive required businesses across the EU to comply with its requirements from 13 June 2014.
Measures to improve the business climate in Benin have been taken, which relate to business creation, licensing, cross-border trade, enforcement of contracts and more.
The European Commission has responded to a request from ESMA to clarify the definition of ‘financial instruments’ under Directive 2004/39/EC.
The implementation of the directive will have a significant effect in modernising consumer law, much of which was written around 30 years ago.
James Batham, partner and head of the retail sector at Eversheds, looks at what happened in 2013 and what the outlook is for the year ahead.