WONKA: A Competition Lawyer’s Review

WONKA: A Competition Lawyer’s Review Dive into the chocolate river of the latest Wonka movie, where Timothée Chalamet dons the iconic top hat, and find yourself not just in a world of pure imagination but in the exciting world of regulatory law!  This prequel to Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” has proved to […]

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Can English law govern my Spanish assets?

Written by Claudia Font One of the most frequent questions we are asked about when clients approach us considering to make a Spanish Will, is whether Spanish law and Spanish Tax rules will apply to their assets, and in most of the cases, clients are surprised when we say that not necessarily Spanish Law will […]

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Changes in employment law in 2024

A significant number changes to employment law will come into force in 2024, some of which are more impactful than others. Here are out “Top 6” changes for employers to be aware of. Changes to Holidays and Holiday Pay – January 2024 Amendments to the Working Time Regulations (WTR) came into effect in January, and […]

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New duty on employers to prevent sexual harassment

Jatin Patel Associate View profile The Equality Act 2010 defines sexual harassment as occurring when a person engages in unwanted behaviour of a sexual nature, whether verbal, non-verbal or physical, that (i) violates an individual’s dignity, or (ii) creates an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive working environment. The Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act) […]

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Potential Compensation for Siemens Gamesa 4.X and 5.X Wind Turbine Platform Issues: A Legal Overview

Felix Thiede Partner View profile read this article in German, click here. For Spanish, click here. In this article, I will be shedding light on the complications within the turbine division of tech giant Siemens Energy and exploring the subsequent financial ramifications faced by wind turbine operators. If you have purchased 4.X or 5.X wind turbine platforms, […]

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2024 Predictions for Digital Assets

Written by Dan Petrovic, Operating Partner 2024 is predicted to be a pivotal year for prominent Crypto and Digital Assets firms with mainstream product offerings. With the backdrop of evolving developments and dynamics in the cryptocurrency and digital space, recent rulings and applications by corporate companies as well as global economic factors at play will start […]

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Understanding the role of the law in the Post Office scandal part 1: the beginning of the crisis

This is the first in a three-part series examining how the law allowed the Post office scandal to happen and  the role now being played by the law and those who work within it in redressing what has been described as the largest miscarriage of justice in legal history. In particular, it looks at how […]

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New government proposals for measures to cut ‘red tape’

Written by Kate Smith and Jo Tindall. On 10 May 2023, the government announced various measures contained in its policy paper ‘Smarter Regulation to Grow the Economy’ aimed at reducing red tape and cutting costs for businesses. On 12 May 2023, the government launched a consultation on reforms to the Working Time Regulations (WTR) and […]

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Meet The Members Europe – A new horizon for making the United Kingdom ‘the best regulated economy in the world”

The UK Government is preparing to finally unhitch itself from EU law as its Retained EU Law Bill seeks to end the temporary special status of retained EU Law in the UK on 31st December 2023. This is the culmination of the decision by national referendum taken on 23rd June 2016 to exit the EU […]

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A Global Guide for In-House Counsel: Doing business in a rapidly changing world

Employment – Transient Workers Are you seeing a shift in employee/ workforce expectations in your jurisdiction, when it comes to flexibility, length of contract, remote working, hours of work, etc? How can clients both reflect this and protect their business interests in employment contracts? There is no question that employees now expect a flexible workplace. […]

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Shilpen Savani participates in the IR Global Virtual Series – Exposing the Truth: What the EU Whistleblower Directive means for global business

Foreword By Editor, Andrew Chilvers Speaking Out: What impact will the EU whistleblowing law have on business transparency? In the past few years, demands have been growing around the world for more accountability by businesses and governments – particularly since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. Indeed, the global pandemic has heightened issues around whistleblowing […]

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Lessons from the Great Comebacks: LEGO – The Toy of the Century

The Brand Finance directory lists LEGO as the most valuable toy brand in the world, however, in 2004 the company was losing a million dollars a day and was on the verge of bankruptcy. For most people, the LEGO name is synonymous with plastic building block toys, just as all infant bodysuits are referred to […]

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