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The European Commission has announced that it had used its fast-track settlement procedures to investigate and impose fines in respect of a parking heater cartel.
The private copying exemption permitting copying of copyright protected content, including music, has come under attack in judicial review proceedings brought before the High Court.
Scotland’s senior civil appeal court has reiterated that commercial common sense is only relevant to interpreting the terms of a contract if those terms are ambiguous.
Reminder after fines on estate agents and a newspaper for agreeing not to publish estate agents’ fees...
The past two weeks have delivered nothing but bad news for trade unions and their supporters.
Issues surrounding the Bribery Act and compliance are at the forefront of media coverage.
Thai Airways v KI Holdings: in dealing with delays in the supply chain, companies must remember the duty to mitigate.
If in the course of an action the pursuer applies for and obtains an interim interdict preventing the defender from carrying out a particular activity, it is said that the pursuer obtains that order at their own risk.
In a recent decision in the Court of Session at Edinburgh the court required to consider whether or not the landlord was unreasonably withholding consent to a proposed assignation.
Do you agree with some of the discrimination decisions made by the courts in recent years? Shoosmiths presents three different scenarios.
Zurich v IEG – be aware of the difference in approach between Guernsey- and UK-based claims.
The Court of Appeal has given guidance on how employment tribunals should approach the question of causation in discrimination cases.
Adidas AG recently filed a claim against Marc Jacobs International LLC in the US Federal Court for allegedly infringing its iconic Three Stripes trademark.
It would still be prudent to include commission in holiday pay calculations until Lock v British Gas appeal is heard later this year.
Employers can face serious legal liability if they fail to manage stress appropriately.
To clarify the key employment policies of each political party, Shoosmiths has summarised each of the parties’ positions below.
Three recent events have encouraged the Health and Safety Sentencing Council in its task…...
Including information on driving checks, fees for intervention and sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences.
The appeal against the High Court’s ruling of JW Spear & Sons Ltd, Mattel Inc and Mattel UK Limited v Zynga Inc was decided recently – what does the decision mean for brand owners?
Landmark judgment clarifies the law on misuse of private information.