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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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Mourant Ozannes and Ogier switch senior Jersey funds lawyers

Channel Islands firms Mourant Ozannes and Ogier have each hired a senior Jersey funds lawyer from the other firm. Mourant Ozannes has picked up Ogier partner Tim Morgan, while Ogier has hired Mourant Ozannes managing associate Matthew Shaxson as a partner. Morgan makes the move to Mourant Ozannes after over a decade at Ogier. He […]

Shoosmiths obtains excellent rankings in UK100 BSN Diversity League Table

Shoosmiths has received excellent rankings in an industry diversity league table. The firm came eighth overall and fifth nationally in the UK100 Black Solicitors Network (BSN) Diversity League Table. The firm has continued to rank highly since the Diversity League Table’s inception in 2006. The table is an analysis of equality and diversity (E&D) across […]

Ogier announces appointment of business and trust law partner Matthew Shaxson

Ogier is expanding in Jersey with the recruitment of partner Matthew Shaxson from Mourant Ozannes. He joins the business and trust law team, bringing with him extensive knowledge of mergers and acquisitions in the financial services sector, including working with Ogier on the management buyout of its fiduciary business. Other notable deals where Shaxson has been […]

Preventative banking rules are a fair allocation of responsibility, says Eversheds

Andrew Henderson, partner and financial services regulatory expert at Eversheds, has commented on new global rules to prevent banks that are ‘too big to fail’ from being bailed out by taxpayer. He said: ‘Revised bank capital adequacy rules are among the most important regulatory measures to emerge from the most recent financial crisis. The FSB […]


Metro Bank kicks off review of lending and securities panel

Metro Bank general counsel Sally-Ann James has kicked off a review of the bank’s biennial lending and securities panel, which is set to finalise next month. This is Metro Bank’s first review of its lending and securities panel since the panel was established in December 2012. It is understood that the bank intends to select […]

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