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GDPR risks for retailers

By Jeanette Burgess, Gwendoline Davies Much of the focus in the retail and legal press in recent months has been on the eye-watering level of fines which data protection regulators can impose for infringements of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation. However in this mini-series Walker Morris’ Heads of Regulatory & Compliance and […]

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By Maurus Winzap, Robert Desax On 12 September 2018, the Swiss National Council (Lower House– Nationalrat – Conseil national) approved the revised version for a corporate tax reform (“Tax Proposal 17”). It is based on the Government’s proposal issued in March 2017 and on the version negotiated in the Upper House (Ständerat – Conseil des États) in […]

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By Joao Afonso Fialho, Jose Miguel Oliveira, Angela Viana The fifth edition of this book aims to continue to provide those involved in handling shipping disputes with an overview of the key issues relevant to multiple jurisdictions. We have again invited contributions on the law of leading maritime nations, including both major flag states and […]

UK Government’s plans for competition law regime if there’s no Brexit

By Simon Barnes On 13 September 2018, the UK government published guidance on the application of competition law and merger control if there is no Brexit deal. The guidance forms part of the Government’s broader publication of technical notices to help businesses and individuals understand and prepare for a possible no-deal Brexit scenario. Consistent with current […]

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By David Isaacson TLT’s monthly law update on all things affecting social housing include: Charity automatic disqualification rules: changes to the law Government legal panel confirms the validity of electronic signatures Social Housing Green Paper: housing associations must adapt to “new norm Will the revised NPPF lead to more affordable housing? All supported housing funding to […]

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