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Bulgaria: CPC deems minimum hotel accommodation prices anti-competitive

The Ministry of Tourism recently proposed the introduction of minimum prices for sites categorised as ‘accommodation places’. In Decision 529/10.05.2018, the Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) opined on the proposal’s compliance with competition rules. The CPC held that setting minimum prices for accommodation places would limit price competition between hotels. Minimum prices cannot guarantee…

Social housing monthly law update – June 2018

This month’s TLT’s law update on all things affecting social housing includes: Automatic disqualification rule changes: Charity Commission declarations GDPR enforcement and penalties: What you need to know Dress codes in the workplace: New government guidance Government announces it will fully fund unsafe cladding removal in social housing Viability argument for 10% affordable housing fails…

From footfall to clicks – experts talk retail risk

By Gary Assim and Sarah Teal Poundworld has entered administration, and just before that it was announced that House of Fraser would be closing 31 stores, many of which are in some of the UK’s largest cities. It is no secret that many retailers have been adversely affected by the shopping habits of consumers, ever […]

Austria: The time has come – Federal Procurement Act 2018 just around the corner

More than four years after the entry into force of the new EU Public Procurement Directive (2014/24/EU), more than two years after the deadline for transposition and more than one year after publication of the first transposition draft, the time has come. Following the respective resolutions of the Council of Ministers and the Federal Council […]

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Raft of firms win roles on OFT’s accounting giant investigation

Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters are among a raft of firms to have won roles advising on an investigation into the accountancy sector that was started by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) but has now been passed to the Competition Commission. Ashurst, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), Hogan Lovells and Norton Rose have […]

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Conflict gifts Eversheds construction team from pre-merger McGrigors

Eversheds has raided merger-ready McGrigors for its contentious construction law team two months before the Scotland-headquartered firm finalises its tie-up with Pinsent Masons. The firm has secured the nine-strong team of partners, senior associates, solicitors and staff, led by McGrigors’ Manchester office head David Moss. McGrigors admitted that a conflict arising from its merger with […]

Honorary QCs: clarity before parity

Every year in Westminster Hall a small group of honorary QCs line up to get an award alongside the real ones. Except no one knows how they got there; we don’t know who nominated them and we don’t know who’s on the selection panel. They don’t know, either. What’s more, the criteria can be most […]

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Dewey & LeBoeuf posts 3 per cent turnover rise for 2011

Dewey & LeBoeuf has reported a 2.8 per cent increase in overall revenue for the 2011 financial year. The figures come in the same week that chairman Steve Davis informed the firm that 5 per cent of lawyers and 6 per cent of support staff would be cut in a firm-wide redundancy round (5 March […]

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