Directive 85/374/EEC on the liability for defective products (the Product Liability Directive or "PLD"). The PLD is currently under review. The European Commission has indicated it is planning to...
Do the ends justify the means? In early October the CJEU delivered a landmark decision in the joint case of C-245/19 and C-246/19 of Luxembourg v B and Others – the ‘F.C case'.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Le 16 juillet 2020, l'Autorité des marchés financiers (ci-après, l'« AMF » ou l' « Autorité ») a publié un guide sur le gel des avoirs (ci-après, le « Guide »). L'Autorité administrative...
In this case, the appellant had a hard time arguing why the differences over the prior art provided a beneficial technical effect, because the description as filed was rather scarce in this respect.
Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP
On September 10th the long-awaited "Act for Strengthening Competition" was passed by the German Government.
Expert legal commentary and analysis on the key issues and developments in private equity in Jersey.
Malta's budget for 2021 mainly focuses on the country's economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Discover the highlights of the Malta Budget 2021 in the report below.
Many trustee boards have taken steps to mitigate for the current coronavirus pandemic and most schemes are now settling into the ‘new normal'.
With a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic seemingly well underway and restrictions tightening across the country, it is without doubt that remote working will continue to be the norm...
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
Modular construction has become increasingly popular in recent years. Once synonymous with ‘pre-fab' houses and concrete tower blocks, the potential cost
Hertfordshire police have concluded their investigation into reports of excessive use of sedation and non-recent sexual assaults against children who had stayed at Hill End Adolescent Unit a...
The impact of COVID-19 on the economy is undeniable and leaders from every industry need to prepare for continuing turbulence.
With the initial furlough (Job Retention Scheme) ending this month, employers are looking at the Job Support Scheme (JSS) to see how it will work for them.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Following the decision of the English High Court in the high profile test case brought by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority
My advice to separating parents is always to try to see things from the children's perspective and to try to provide certainty and consistency when making arrangements for who they live...
Butcher & Barlow
One of the many effects of the coronavirus pandemic has been the increasing use of public footpaths by those wishing to enjoy some outside walking or leisure activities.
Dress suits now occupy a dark corner of the closet, while sweatpants and jeans are the daily clothing choices for those of us working from home.
Private equity firms have largely been closed off from government support in the UK context, and are in many cases heavily exposed to sectors like retail and hospitality that have been severely impacted by the pandemic.
In sudden downturns and times of uncertainty – in this case, exacerbated by a pandemic situation – investors lean towards stable returns.