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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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Charity Commission issues revised public benefit guidance

On 16 September 2013, the Charity Commission published its revised public benefit guidance for all charities. The guidance was previously contained in a single document called ‘Charities and Public Benefit’ together with supplementary guidance on ‘Public Benefit and Fee-charging’. The Charity Commission withdrew parts of this guidance in December 2011, following the decision of the […]

Immigration

Job Watch: Immigration

Few topics get tabloid blood racing like immigration, but are heart rates running quite so high among lawyers practising in this area?  Certainly, many recruitment consultants agree that immigration is a particular hotspot right now although, they add, this zippy pace is nothing new. “The immigration market has been busy since the points-based system was […]

Future of Financial Advice series: ASIC’s new powers

This update is intended as a general overview, targeted specifically at claims officers and underwriters of insurers of professionals required to comply with the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has now increased powers to protect the public and reinforce the integrity and reputation of the financial services […]

Eversheds praised for Black, Asian and minority ethnic employee progression

Eversheds has been named as one of the top 10 private sector organisations for racial diversity and inclusion by Race for Opportunity, the race diversity campaign from Business in the Community. The unranked list is published in Action and Achievement, a report on the results of the UK’s most comprehensive benchmarking survey into how organisations […]

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