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Bulgaria: CPC deems minimum hotel accommodation prices anti-competitive

The Ministry of Tourism recently proposed the introduction of minimum prices for sites categorised as ‘accommodation places’. In Decision 529/10.05.2018, the Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) opined on the proposal’s compliance with competition rules. The CPC held that setting minimum prices for accommodation places would limit price competition between hotels. Minimum prices cannot guarantee…

Social housing monthly law update – June 2018

This month’s TLT’s law update on all things affecting social housing includes: Automatic disqualification rule changes: Charity Commission declarations GDPR enforcement and penalties: What you need to know Dress codes in the workplace: New government guidance Government announces it will fully fund unsafe cladding removal in social housing Viability argument for 10% affordable housing fails…

From footfall to clicks – experts talk retail risk

By Gary Assim and Sarah Teal Poundworld has entered administration, and just before that it was announced that House of Fraser would be closing 31 stores, many of which are in some of the UK’s largest cities. It is no secret that many retailers have been adversely affected by the shopping habits of consumers, ever […]

Austria: The time has come – Federal Procurement Act 2018 just around the corner

More than four years after the entry into force of the new EU Public Procurement Directive (2014/24/EU), more than two years after the deadline for transposition and more than one year after publication of the first transposition draft, the time has come. Following the respective resolutions of the Council of Ministers and the Federal Council […]

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Maher overlooked in Mayer Brown rejig

Mayer Brown’s London-based vice-chair Paul Maher has been overlooked in the firm’s management rejig with his US-based counterpart winning the newly created role of firmwide managing partner. Paul Maher As expected, the firm has elected Bert Krueger as its new chairman as part of a management overhaul that has seen it create a seven member […]

SJ Berwin scores role for British Land on sale of Broadgate estate

SJ Berwin is understood to be advising property company British Land on its potential sale of a 50 per cent stake in its £2.5bn Broadgate office estate in the City of London. While British Land has used firms including Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in the past, it is understood that on this occasion it has turned […]

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Focus: Career changes, Pastures new

With all the recent layoffs, maybe it’s time to change tack altogether. The Lawyer meets a restauranteur, an author and a handbag designer, who all said farewell to the law to follow their dreams According to statistics only about 2 per cent of people decide to take the gamble and quit their jobs to pursue […]

ING puts firms on notice for global panel

Dutch financial giant ING has launched a global panel review in the first appraisal of its key advisers in more than five years. Group general counsel Jan Willem Vink last held a global panel review in 2003, choosing Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, ­Linklaters and Lovells. Slaughter and May ally De Brauw Blackstone ­Westbroek is […]

White & Case’s canny African move could prove a catalyst

White & Case’s decision to deploy a number of London-based lawyers in Africa is a useful way of dealing with some of its issues in the City, but it is also a good strategy in a wider context. White& Case’s decision to deploy a number of London-based lawyers in Africa is a useful way of […]

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