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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.


The wrong trousers

Lawyers, as we all know, are not only fine, upstanding members of the community, but also big spenders. But that doesn’t matter a jot when you want to get into the Dover Street Wine Bar in London – at least not if you’ve got jeans on. One partner at a leading regional firm, however, came […]

B&M Japanese alliance hikes global tax practice

The joint enterprise office of Baker & McKenzie and Japanese firm Tokyo Aoyama Aoki Law Office has appointed Kazuo Taguchi to its international tax practice. Previously director of the corporate tax division of Japan’s National Tax Administration (Nat), Taguchi will join the firm in September.Speaking about the appointment, Tokyo tax group practice leader Yukinori Watanabe […]

Treat me right

Skandia Life head of legal Ken Morrison won’t take any sloppiness from laws firms. Fiona Callister talks to a man for whom impeccable customer service is a given Skandia Life’s head of legal Ken Morrison is getting tough. Not only with his own company (of which more later), but also with external law firms. To […]

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