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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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An age of reason

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Norton Rose links up with ex-Eversheds friend Boekel

Norton Rose’s fledgling Dutch operation is establishing referral relationships with local firms including Eversheds’ former ally Boekel De Nerée The aim is to enable Norton Rose to focus on deal and project management in the Netherlands while avoiding the expense of building full-service capability. Boekel called off its alliance with Eversheds in May last year […]

Commercial litigation partner quits Addleshaws

Addleshaw Booth & Co commercial litigation partner Peter Cherry has quit after 26 years with the firm. Cherry, who left the firm last Friday (31 January), will pursue a career at the Bar with Leeds-based commercial and chancery set Chancery House Chambers.

Former SEC member to join Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins's Washington office is continuing its high-profile securities litigation recruitment drive after appointing a former member of the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Division of Enforcement

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