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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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Walker Morris advises Cott Developments on Calypso Soft Drinks acquisition

Food and drink lawyers from Walker Morris have advised Cott Developments Ltd on its acquisition of Calypso Drinks and Mr Freeze — together, Calypso Soft Drinks. The Walker Morris team was led by Richard Naish, corporate partner and head of the food and drink team. It included: Dina Saleh, Josh Kitson and Amy Au (corporate); […]

Health Alert — 17 June 2013

DLA Piper has released its Health Alert dated 17 June 2013… If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the DLA Piper briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.

A legal insight into the enforcement of foreign judgment in Iraq

Whether a judgment is foreign can be determined by numerous criterias, among which is the geographical crietion adopted by the Iraqi law in 1928 when it was explicitly detailed in Article 1 of the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Law (number 30 of 1928) (the Foreign Enforcement Law). This states that ’a foreign judgment is the […]

Shoosmiths helps McKay Securities secure development site in Surrey

Real-estate and planning specialists at Shoosmiths have helped McKay Securities secure a prime development site in Redhill, Surrey. McKay bought the 1.2-acre London Road site from Hodnet Properties for £2.3m. Partner Alan Corcoran and associate Simon Shoefield (both real estate) were assisted by partner Kirsten Hewson and solicitor Aaron Richardson (both planning). The acquisition of […]

The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 Sample Report

The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the first research report of its kind, singling out the 50 largest global firms operating in the Asia Pacific and the 100 top independent firms headquartered there. The report provides not only headcount figures, number of offices and the major mandates of these 150, but also a critical review […]

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