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Time to go home: BP v Surrey County Council and RP

This case is of importance not only because it was likely to arise in other cases in the UK context of the coronavirus, but because Article 15 considerations arise in cases of grave importance, such as national security cases.

Cyprus: Predictability of criminal liability in relation to restrictions of movements due to Covid-9

The prohibition of unnecessary movements was implemented from the 24th of March, in accordance with the provisions of the Regulatory Administrative Act 117/2020. Subsequently, with the coming into force of the Regulatory Administrative Act 152/2020, from 13 April until 4 May, at 5:59 a.m., citizens without permission to commute due to work were only permitted one movement by exception, after following the SMS process, or the handwritten completion of Form B for persons above 65 years of age.

Digital media and the right to be forgotten

The “right to be forgotten”, which has become a trending right in the internet and digital media where even legal distribution and accure content of the information about individuals constitutes a violation of human rights, is of great importance especially for the dignity of these individuals, for independent development of their personalities and full authority over his/her personal data.




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No5 members prosecute in Operation Springtime

No5’s Michelle Heeley and Richard Gibbs have been instructed to prosecute ten members of two serious organised crime gangs in a lengthy trial before Wolverhampton Crown Court. The trial stems from an extensive police investigation, Operation Springtime, which targeted suspected cocaine, heroin and cannabis supply and dealing in the West Midlands and resulted in a […]

Collyer Bristow helps Coller Capital with Guernsey fund launch

Guernsey firms Carey Olsen and Northern Trust have assisted Coller Capital, the leading global investor in private equity secondaries, on one of Guernsey’s largest fund launches of 2015 with the $7.15bn final close of Coller International Partners VII (“CIP VII”). Like its six predecessor funds, CIP VII will take a flexible approach. Advised by a […]

Dr Gion Christian Casanova becomes partner at Prager Dreifuss

Christian Casanova’s practice focuses on  insurance and reinsurance cases as well as liability and real estate matters. Christian further acts for clients in a broad range of civil and commercial disputes before courts and arbitration tribunals, as well as in the protection and recovery of assets in insolvency and attachment proceedings.

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