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Emergency Legal Kit for Business – personal data protection in Romania

This Law transposes the Directive (EU) 2016/680 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purpose of the prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Council Framework […]

Draft Karnataka Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Rules, 2018

The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 (MB Act) was amended vide the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 (2017 Amendment) to grant certain additional benefits to eligible women employees. As part of the 2017 Amendment, the provision of a crèche facility was made effective from 1 July 2017 as a mandatory requirement for every establishment with 50 […]

Insolvency in aviation: what India’s new bill means for leased aircrafts

Leasing of aircrafts is a prevalent market practice in the aviation industry, and all existing airline operators in India have currently leased a significant number of aircrafts in their fleet. In fact, a sizeable debt in the books of these operators is in connection with such leasehold arrangements. Insolvency proceedings in India, including the aviation […]

Supreme Court confirms commercial tenant’s statutory right to a renewal lease

By David Manda, Ruth Ormrod The Supreme Court has confirmed, in the case of S Franses Ltd v Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd that a landlord cannot oppose a tenant’s right to renew its tenancy on the grounds of redevelopment or reconstruction if there would be no intention to carry out the proposed works should the tenant vacate voluntarily.  Walker […]

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Gateley advises cycling and sports retailer Wiggle on long-term lease

Gateley has advised Wiggle, an online cycling and tri-sports retailer, on its commitment to a long-term lease of the Citadel Logistics Centre in Wolverhampton. As one of the largest warehouse spaces in the Midlands, Citadel Logistics Centre will provide Wiggle with excellent access to national and international markets and supply chains via the region’s extensive road, rail […]

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Eon legal head Line takes on CMA probe role alongside Pinsents

Eon head of legal Graham Line has stepped down from his role to lead the company’s response to the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) probe into the energy market. Senior Eon lawyer Kirinjeet Kalsi has been put into his place as head of legal at the energy giant, and reports into general counsel Fiona Stark […]

Dan French joins Gateley as corporate recovery partner

Gateley has hired Dan French as a partner in its corporate recovery team. French specialises in corporate recovery and restructuring and in his present role acts for banks, asset-based lenders, insolvency practitioners and corporate clients on a range of matters. An experienced partner, French will complement the existing team. In his new role, he will […]

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