On 12 November, the European Commission published draft standard contractual clauses for transfers of personal data from the European Union to third countries ("New SCCs").
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
On November 19, 2020, the Court of Justice for the European Union determined cannabidiol (CBD) derived from the entire cannabis plant is a lawful product, greatly expanding opportunities for CBD...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Coronavirus has fundamentally changed the way most of us do business – fewer people are commuting, flying or making journeys for business or leisure, all of which has had a positive impact on carbon emissions.
Butcher & Barlow
As the response to the coronavirus outbreak evolves, our priority remains the safety of our staff, clients, visitors to our offices and family and friends.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In a landmark decision handed down on November 27, 2020, the U.K. Supreme Court has confirmed that the English law of arbitration imposes a duty on arbitrators to disclose matters which...
Marks & Clerk
Any UK companies doing business with the rest of the EU, or even just in the UK but relying on customers and suppliers who deal with the rest of the EU...
On 5 November 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published PS20/14, which sets out its decision to delay the mandatory European Single Electronic Format (ESEF)...
Much of the practice of the specialist property litigator will have been dominated, during 2020, with getting to grips with the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the Corporate Insolvency and Governance...
The UK has announced an ambitious target to achieve a net zero carbon economy by 2050. It is widely acknowledged both within the UK government...
Arnold & Porter
UK merger reviews are in a state of flux with enhanced scrutiny now very likely for transactions that might affect national security. The UK government first brought in powers to review certain cases ...
We've seen a big increase in the use of data subject access requests (DSARs) over the last few years in the UK.
For inbound EEA financial services firms and funds and outbound UK firms, the Brexit transitional period will close on 31 December 2020.
Giambrone & Partners
As the final days of the Brexit transition period slip away, amongst the many things that business owners must ensure they have secured before 1 January 2021 is the registration...
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
If employers are proposing to make more than 20 people from a single establishment redundant within a 90-day period, they have to go through onerous collective consultation procedures.
On November 27, the UK Government announced the introduction of a new regulatory regime for digital platforms to be overseen by a dedicated Digital Markets Unit from April 2021.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Fall 2020 Edition of the quarterly IT & Data Protection Newsletter by Reed Smith Germany has just been released:
Innovation law helps create capital for innovators, companies and society at large by building control points for valuable intangible assets.
BCL Solicitors LLP
As a football fan, I have missed attending the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium with my family whilst games have been played behind-closed-doors during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The European Commission has called on EU member states to rapidly roll out the long proposed unitary patent system.
On 23 November 2020, the LMA published various documents with the aim of assisting market participants looking to include active LIBOR transition mechanisms in their loan documentation.