Bloomsbury IP/IT Law Briefing: June Teaser

This month’s IP and IT Briefing focuses on two important trade mark judgments: the UK Supreme Court’s ruling in Cartier International AG and others v British Telecommunications Plc and another [2018]... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (11 June - 25 June)

Feature of the Fortnight According to the Professional Adviser, 12,000 people have now signed a petition to reverse the government’s plans to raise the state pension retirement age (SPA) to 68... Read more

IP & IT Law (11 June - 25 June)

IP & IT News YouTube faces paying billions to music stars after copyright vote The Guardian – 20 June YouTube has lost a ‘crucial’ vote in Brussels, and new copyright laws will now lead to the music... Read more

Immigration Law (4 June - 18 June)

Immigration News Immigration rules 'to be eased to allow NHS to recruit more staff' The Independent – 14 June Sajid Javid, the newly appointed Home Secretary is expected to announce the removal of... Read more

Family Law (4 June - 18 June)

Family News Early years cuts 'pushing more children into care' in England The Guardian – 12 June Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, has warned that cuts to ‘early years and... Read more

Transparency and Family Court documents

Sir James Munby P: ‘transparency’ and the family courts A history of Sir James Munby’s judicial career can be written from his judgments on ‘transparency’ in the family courts. To this can now be... Read more

Bloomsbury Professional Family Law Conference: Morning Review

The inaugural Bloomsbury Professional Family Law Conference brought together a world-class panel of speakers to explore some of the major challenges and issues within family justice. I attended as a... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: May Teaser

Appeals: time for appeal and clarification of judge’s reasons What can a prospective appellant do if he or she has a judgment which needs clarification by the judge before a notice of appeal can be... Read more

Arbitration (7 May – 11 June)

Arbitration News English Court of Appeal considers disclosure of arbitral appointments in related or overlapping references Herbert Smith Freehills – 6 June Herbert Smith Freehills discuss the case... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (28 May - 11 June)

Employment News New bill could force large companies to divulge parental leave policies People Management – 7 June A private members’ bill has been presented in parliament, which would require... Read more

IP & IT Law (28 May - 4 June)

IP & IT News Ship hack 'risks chaos in English Channel' BBC News – 7 June Ken Munro, partner and researcher at Pen Test Partners, has discovered a potential hacking threat to ships that cross the... Read more

June Online Service Updates

What’s new in our plethora of law online services? Steve Savory summarises the highlights. Read more

Private Funds: Where and How? A comparative analysis of the major private fund jurisdictions

As fund council, one of the initial tasks on a fund-raise is usually to help the sponsor select the optimal place to establish a fund’s component vehicles. In the case of a master/feeder or parallel... Read more

Q&A with Richard Powell

Bloomsbury Professional catch up with PSL and author, Richard Powell. Read more

How can I protect my copyright?

Whether you are an entrepreneur setting up a new social enterprise or an established business aiming to widen your social media appeal and improve your website. You need to have a strategy in place... Read more

Family Law (21 May - 4 June)

Feature of the Fortnight Female genital mutilation protection The spectrum of law, and of human rights law, covered by family proceedings can be seen in A Local Authority v M & N (Female Genital... Read more

Immigration Law (21 May - 4 June)

Immigration News No 10 expected to lift visa cap preventing doctors entering UK The Guardian – 4 June The Prime Minister is under pressure to lift the cap on visas for skilled migrants, after Sajid... Read more

Bloomsbury IP/IT Law Briefing: May Teaser

CJEU rules in trade mark cases Two recent CJEU judgments arose from referrals from the Bundesgerichtshof (Federal Court of Justice) in Germany. Read more

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