Reed Smith (Worldwide)
2021 marks the start of a new era for the UK, the Brexit transition period having ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020.
In an unexpected move on 31 December 2020, at the end of the Brexit transition period, the UK Government published legislation that will narrow the scope of the UK's DAC6 reporting requirements.
On 15 December 2020, the EU data protection regulator – the European Data Protection Board – adopted its Strategy for 2021-2023...
Following the passing of the UK-EU post-Brexit trade agreement and expiry of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020, UK fund managers...
Guernsey largely overcame one massive challenge, in effectively eradicating Covid-19 from the island within a couple of months of lockdown...
The risks are relatively low, as the NHS Test and Trace app was designed with privacy protection at the forefront.
Fiona Campbell explores the test and trace apps and how they work alongside other tracing QR code systems.
BCL Solicitors LLP
The Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill (‘the Bill') is making its way through Parliament and is currently at the Report Stage of the House of Lords.
Listen to learn more on the HIPAA, CCPA, the Safe Data Act and the (exciting!) prospect of a US national law.
Julian Hitchcock, from our Life Sciences Regulatory team, highlighted the need for a public-facing inquiry at a European level that permits an analysis of what the law needs to do.
Pat Treacy and Naomi Hazenberg discuss the Unwired Planet Supreme Court ruling for IAM magazine.
Following a consultation process run during 2020, the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has identified prioritising improvements to regional rail links as the key to achieving...
The UK Supreme Court has given its much-anticipated judgment in the appeal of the business interruption insurance test case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority, substantially allowing the...
Rebecca Jackson highlights proposed reforms to the law surrounding post-termination non-compete clauses in employment contracts, and considers what any changes might mean for employers.
Today's Supreme Court judgment paves the way for thousands of businesses to have their claims for Covid-related business interruption losses paid.
Recently Foss Patents organised a chat amongst experts on the component-level licensing of standard-essential patents (SEPs)
Duane Morris LLP
In its latest offering, "CLC COVID-19 Claims and Disputes in Construction" the Construction Leadership Council (CLC)
Duane Morris LLP
Introduced to Parliament on 11 November 2020, the NSIB will, if passed, radically change the UK's approach to reviewing foreign investments.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
This Technology and Construction Court (TCC) case relates to the adequacy of the payment provisions within a construction contract, and whether the contractor was entitled to a "final account"...
Miller Thomson LLP
Today, the UK Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the COVID-19 business interruption insurance test case of The Financial Conduct Authority v Arch and Others.