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Civil partnerships: a thing of the past?

By Sarah Green This week, the Supreme Court has heard the case of a couple who wish for their relationship to have the same legal status as same-sex civil partners…

Letting standards slip: Hotel owners cannot enforce brand standards

By Edward John An appeal judge refused to grant a hotel owner an order for specific performance requiring the tenant to maintain active trade and keep and run premises in accordance with brand standards. In Zinc Cobham 1 Ltd and ors v Adda Hotels, Zinc Hotels failed in its attempt to force Adda Hotels and […]

Luxembourg: Effect of the insurance distribution directive on the life insurance industry

Directive (EU) 2016/97 on Insurance Distribution of 20 January 2016 (“IDD” or “the Directive”) harmonises national provisions concerning the distribution of insurance and reinsurance products and insurance-based investment products (“IBIPs”) by insurance intermediaries, insurance companies, their employees, and ancillary insurance intermediaries in the European Union. The objective of the present article is not to summarize […]

Bulgaria to introduce derogations from the EU General Data Protection Regulation

The Bulgarian government has announced a set of specific requirements relating to the processing of personal data that it plans to introduce to national legislation in addition to the requirements under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). Such specific requirements (commonly known as “derogations”) are allowed by the GDPR in certain areas, such […]

Glencore awarded anti-suit injunction in DRC

In Kamoto Copper Company SA v Africa Horizons Investments Ltd and Ventora Development SASU [2018] EWHC 1086 (Comm) , Mr Justice Males ordered an anti-suit injunction against the defendant companies on the claimant’s application after the second defendant commenced proceedings in the DRC claiming US$2.857bn in relation to the alleged assignment of a royalties agreement…

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City-based shipping specialist Ince & Co has been hit by a multimillion-dollar negligence claim from a former Greek client. City-based shipping specialist Ince & Co has been hit by a multimillion-dollar negligence claim from a former Greek client. Blue Strim Maritime has filed a claim in the Greek courts for $23m (£13.1m) in damages, alleging that […]

Firm profile: Levi & Co

“We see ourselves staying in the mid tier but growing bigger,” says Steven Newdall, managing partner of eight-partner Leeds firm Levi & Co. “We like the phrase ‘big isn’t always beautiful’. The idea is to grow where clients demand our services rather than simply growing for the sake of growing.” The firm was established by […]

Cooley in DLA Piper snatch for DC office

West Coast firm Cooley Godward is opening an office in Washington DC following a raid on DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary. The raid included the hire of the former managing partner of Gray Cary’s DC office. As first revealed on www.thelawyer.com (12 July), partners Margaret Kavalaris, Michael Marinelli and Tami Howie join from DLA Piper’s […]

Central European offices commit to EY Law

The law firms in Ernst & Young’s (E&Y) central European area have reaffirmed their commitment to EY Law Europe despite a fresh round of departures from the network. At a meeting of E&Y’s central European area earlier this month “law” was recognised as the fourth service line of the accountancy practice in the region. The […]

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