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FCA opens notifications for temporary permissions regime in case of no-deal Brexit

By François Pfister, Anne-Gaëlle Delabye In order to ensure that investment funds that are currently marketed in the United Kingdom under the European Economic Area (EEA) passporting regime continue to be able to do so in the event of there being no implementation period based on the withdrawal agreement after 29 March (no-deal Brexit), the […]

Changes in the procedure for admission of foreign medical devices and medicines to public procurement in Russia

On 1 January 2019, amendments to the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 102 of 05.02.2015 that provides for restrictions and conditions for the admission of certain types of medical devices originating from foreign countries for the purpose of procurement for state and municipal needs (“Resolution No. 102”). And the Resolution of […]

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In brief: First ELF litigation guidebook

The Environmental Law Foundation has published the first three titles in its series of litigation manuals, producing guides by leading environmental lawyers in the UK. The manuals, which cover noise pollution, air pollution and private prosecutions, have been produced as part of ELF’s programme to provide advice to lawyers acting for individuals and communities faced […]

Beyond the call of duty

While the legal profession develops and changes, there is an individual who is an important, yet frequently under-utilised resource. Legal secretaries have had to adapt rapidly to change over the past decade as a result of technology, national economics and working procedures. Although it is accepted that all lawyers will have to obtain some level […]

Court reforms usher in first of the 'super committees'

NINE magistrates courts committees (MCCs) are set to become the first to amalgamate under the Lord Chancellor’s courts reforms. The Lord Chancellor’s Department has named the committees in the first draft of potential amalgamations, using its new powers to reduce the number of MCCs under the Police and Magistrates Courts Act 1994. But groups representing […]

Committee co-chair

Hamilton Loeb, partner at US firm Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker, has won a two-year term as co-chair of the 1,200-member International Trade Committee – the largest committee in the ABA’s Section on International Law and Practice. Loeb, who handles international trade law, technology litigation and international arbitration, co-chairs his firm’s international committee.

Litigation Writs 19/09/95

Writ issued by Dawson & Co, London WC2. C146 Milton Keynes widow Susan Campbell is suing British Railways Board over the death of her husband from an asbestos-related disease. Roy Campbell, who was 56, died on 3 February last year from mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos when he worked for British Rail at its […]

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