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In this briefing for inhouse lawyers and general counsel, Shepherd and Wedderburn considers the impact of this development.
The UK Government published draft legislation on 22 January that aims to implement the recommendations of the Smith Commission for further devolution to Scotland.
In this article, Shepherd & Wedderburn reviews a recent decision of the Inner House, which refused to order disclosure of the identity of two anonymous users of the Tripadvisor website.
The Incentive Exercises Monitoring Board has confirmed that the Code of Good Practice on incentive exercises applies to one-off trivial and small pension commutation exercises.
How the EMA treats disclosure and redaction of the information held in the CSRs has undergone significant change in the last year. This note takes a look at those developments and what we can expect in 2015.
The Brussels I Regulation (44/2001) provides rules on jurisdiction between EU member states in civil and commercial actions. Although it was largely seen as a success, its application by the courts led to certain problems.
The European Council has agreed its final negotiating stance in respect of the proposed IORP II Directive (on Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision).
This article looks at reforms to the UK Intellectual Property Office’s Opinions Service, which widened its powers.
Two recent Scottish property cases have forced a change in the property industry’s understanding of a landlord’s right to claim the full ‘cost of repair’.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that non-guaranteed overtime must be included in holiday pay if it is paid regularly.
An English High Court judgment on an application for recovery of documents provides guidance on the scope of section 236 of the Insolvency Act.
The Law Commission published its long awaited final report on rights of light on 4 December 2014, setting out its proposals to reform this area of law.
HMRC has published a finalised policy on VAT for pension schemes.
The Smith Commission has published its recommendations for further devolution of powers to the Scottish Parliament.
The Department for Work and Pensions has proposed new governance standards to be put in place in respect of DC workplace pension schemes.
The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 became law in March. The Scottish government intends to bring the necessary provisions into force by 16 December.
In our autumn update, we report on some encouraging decisions in which the courts have recognised commercial reality.
Prescription and limitation applies to all claims in delict/tort and contract.
Thanks to Richemont, trademark owners are now able to compel ISPs to block access to websites that advertise and sell counterfeit goods.
The land and buildings transaction tax will replace stamp-duty land tax in Scotland from 1 April 2015.