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Samar Shams comments for LexisNexis: 'European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017 passes second reading amid concerns over delegated powers'
Press18 September 2017
Samar Shams has commented in an article for LexisNexis following the recent passing of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017 in the House of Commons last week. The article raises concerns about the Bill, particularly regarding the proposed use of delegated legislative powers, the approach to devolution, and questions regarding the continued application of EU rights and legal principles in the UK.
Deal15 September 2017
Lewis Silkin, a leading international law firm to creative agencies, has advised Next 15, the AIM-listed digital communications group, on its acquisition of Elvis Communications Limited. This deal, worth £5.5 million, marks the third Next 15 acquisition this year alone on which the Lewis Silkin team has advised.
15 September 2017
Andrew Osborne has commented in an article for Bloomberg which discusses the affect of Brexit on the Premier League retaining and attracting foreign players.
14 September 2017
We are delighted that litigation Partner, Adam Glass has been named as The Lawyer of the Week by the The Times.
Press13 September 2017
Adam Glass, Litigation Partner, who advised the PRCA in relation to the Bell Pottinger investigation, has commented in an article for The Global Legal Post which reports on the recent announcement that PR firm Bell Pottinger has gone into administration.
12 September 2017
The UK’s Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has published an open letter to the creative industries on competition law. The letter reminds businesses that certain conduct that undermines competition in those industries is illegal.
Joanna Hunt comments for Lexis Nexis: "UK’s responsibility to solve Northern Ireland Brexit headache—EU"
Press11 September 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for LexisNexis which discusses the UK's responsibility to find ‘flexible and imaginative’ solutions to overcome the challenges for the island of Ireland.
English law imposes on company directors high standards of behaviour and they must put the interests of the company before their own. Their duties are derived from both statute and case law. In addition to general duties, there are extensive specific duties. This is an introductory guide to those general duties.
06 September 2017
Monitoring an employee’s personal correspondence at work was a breach of human rights, according to a new ruling by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”). This reverses the ECtHR’s previous judgment in the same case in January 2016.
05 September 2017
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) has ruled that individuals working in Asda’s retail stores can compare themselves with distribution centre workers in claims for equal pay.
Press05 September 2017
Employment Partner, Laura Farnsworth has written an article for WeAreTheCity which discusses the challenges and priorities for female lawyers returning back to work from maternity leave.
04 September 2017
The Government has recently announced it will take forward a number of proposals for corporate governance reform relating to employment. Media reports have focused on the watering down of earlier plans for worker representation on boards, which has predictably been attacked by unions.
Press01 September 2017
Iain McDonald has commented in an article for the the Financial Times Wealth which discusses the rise of Fantasy Football and where all the money went. Iain’s comments suggest it would take a new methodology before Fantasy Football’s intellectual property could be protected.
Press31 August 2017
Delighted that our video "11 things you must do to prepare for GDPR” has been mentioned in The Times' Law Brief column by Edward Fennell.
25 August 2017
Cliff Fluet will be speaking at two events on The Role of AI and VR in Today's Music Industry and The Controversy Between Copyright Owners and Users, for the German Association of Independant Music Companies. Both events will be taking place on Friday 22 September 2017.
Colin Leckey comments for People Management: Tribunal fees are finished – and here’s what happens next
Press24 August 2017
Colin Leckey has commented in an article for People Management which discusses the Supreme Courts decision to deem tribunal fees unlawful and what the consequences of this are likely to be.
Dr. Nathalie Moreno comments for Compliance Week: U.K. considering proposals to enforce better cyber-security23 August 2017
Dr. Nathalie Moreno has commented in an article for Compliance Week on the news that the UK is considering fining organisations that supply “essential” services, but which fail to implement “effective” cyber-security measures, as much as much as £17m (U.S.$22m) or 4 percent of global turnover as part of plans to make the United Kingdom “safe, secure and resilient” from cyber-attacks.
Press23 August 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for Lawyer Monthly on the Governments new position paper on Brexit and the Irish border issue following their statement of not wanting to establish a manned EU-UK border.
Simon Morrissey comments for Information Age: Business directors severely lack cyber attack training - UK Gov22 August 2017
Simon Morrissey has commented in an article for Information Age on the minimal amount of training directors around the UK have on cyber attacks which are a growing threat to businesses.
22 August 2017
On 10 August 2017 changes to the immigration rules came into force which will have wide implications for British citizens wanting to bring family members to join them in the UK.