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EECC Transposition – Portuguese Regulator ANACOM Publishes Draft

In this context, the Portuguese communications regulator (ANACOM) published on 4 August 2020 a draft document aimed at transposing the EECC (the Draft Transposition of the EECC), following a public consultation launched by the Government/ANACOM on 26 November 2019, in which various stakeholders provided their inputs on the matter. As a general rule, the draft transposition […]

Wrongful trading in Northern Ireland what is it and what has changed

Wrongful trading is a term that has received quite a bit of press over the last few months, mainly through the headlines generated by the UK Government’s unprecedented amendment to the wrongful trading provisions contained within our insolvency legislation. But what exactly is wrongful trading and what has changed?

Where feeding feels like abuse – a harrowing case

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership & North Bristol NHS Trust v WA & Ors [2020] EWCOP 37 Introduction This application concerned WA, a Palestinian refugee, who believes he was born on 29 December 1994, and who was therefore 25 years old. WA is a patient at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, having been admitted due to malnourishment. […]

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Wirecard is no longer facing a costly lawsuit in London after the High Court ruled in favour of the under-fire payment services company, striking out allegations of fraud. A ruling handed down by Sir Ross Cranston on Wednesday confirmed that the claimants’ case did not have a realistic prospect of success and that there was […]

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