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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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There has been a large number of public and private Korean securitisation transactions during the past two years.

Morgan Cole shakes up management after disappointing year-end figures

Morgan Cole is overhauling its international strategy and making a raft of management changes as it seekd to boost profitability and consolidate its post-merger integration. The firm’s turnover for 2000/ 2001 went up less than 8 per cent to £40m, while average profits per partner lingered around last year’s £125,000 mark.The firm’s informal referral networks […]

Wilson Sonsini axes August bonus payouts

Associate bonuses are first to get the chop as the Valley starts to panic Silicon Valley firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has withdrawn August bonuses from associates as it battles to cut costs in the face of a corporate slump.The firm has warned its associates not to expect much in the way of bonuses […]

Ashursts ally in league with Milosevic

Ashurst Morris Crisp’s Italian e-alliance firm Studio Legale Sutti has agreed a merger with the Serbian firm which is heavily involved in the defence of former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic for war crimes. Sutti, which has offices in London and Tokyo, has just signed a memorandum of understanding with the leading Belgrade firm, called Fila. […]

Separated at birth

Housewives and students all over the country were devastated when the King and Queen of daytime telly Richard and Judy announced that they were moving to that den of iniquity Channel 4. Tulkinghorn believes the move to have been arranged by the Confederation of British Industry in an attempt to cut down on absenteeism from […]

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