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Allergen labelling remains in the spotlight as the FSA consults on technical guidance

BCL partner, Richard Reichman, discusses allergen labelling changes and the Food Standards Agency’s consultation on new technical guidance. Background Against a backdrop of frequent media attention and public concern regarding allergen issues, for example following several tragic fatalities, a government consultation concluded that changes were required to the provision of allergen information for food which is prepacked […]

ICLG: Environment & Climate Change Law 2020 (Cyprus)

By Eleni Neoptolemou, Christina Christodoulou 1. Environmental Policy and its Enforcement 1.1 What is the basis of environmental policy in your jurisdiction and which agencies/bodies administer and enforce environmental law? Following the accession of Cyprus to the European Union in 2004, the environmental policy has been subjected to a fundamental review, in order to be […]

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In-house lawyers warned of dangers of third-party advice

IN-HOUSE lawyers are giving legal opinions to third parties such as lenders and buyers despite uncertainty over personal liability. Stephan Hutter of Shearman & Sterling in Frankfurt, who chaired an IBA seminar on legal opinions of in-house counsel, says: “In reality they are asked for [opinions] frequently. Legal advice in the form of opinions is […]

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Addleshaw Booth & Co is launching an assault on J Sainsbury’s property work with the recruitment of Denton Wilde Sapte senior equity partner Clive Jenkins. Both Denton Wilde Sapte and Addleshaws are on J Sainsbury’s panel for commercial property work, along with CMS Cameron McKenna. But Jenkins was the contact partner for the work at […]

The market for marketing

With legal marketing becoming ever more important to those who use it, the law firm marketing department’s remit is getting wider. It now covers a vast array of functions, including, as Mark Chester, director of marketing at Nabarro Nathanson, says: “Pure marketing, press and PR, strategy, internet and intranet, all aspects of internal and external […]

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Ashurst Morris Crisp has chosen a new managing partner. Justin Spendlove beat colleague Jeremy Hill to win the election after Ian Nisse stepped down from the position in July. Spendlove, a partner in the banking practice, becomes only the second managing partner in the history of the firm. Garretts has appointed former Nabarro Nathanson partner […]

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