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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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Hunter-Appleby Spurling merger spells change for offshore market

Caribbean firms Hunter & Hunter and Appleby Spurling & Kempe are set to merge in a deal that will reshape the offshore legal market. As first revealed on www.thelawyer.com (14 January), the combined firm, to be named Appleby Spurling Hunter, will house 100 lawyers and will be spread across five key jurisdictions: Bermuda, the British […]

Lovells dumps partners and de-equitises in Germany

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Hello! wins leave to appeal Douglas decision

Hello! magazine has been granted leave to appeal the case it lost in the summer against Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones and OK! Magazine. Mr Justice Lindsay yesterday (January 14) allowed Hello! to appeal the case, brought by the Douglases and OK! in 2000 after Hello! printed pictures of the celebrity couple’s wedding that had […]

Lewis Silkin opens Oxford office after swoop on Boodle Hatfield

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