Bloomsbury IP & IT Briefing: November Teaser

Nine months after hearing oral argument in Warner-Lambert Company LLC v Generics (UK) Ltd (t/a Mylan) & Anor (rev 1) [2018] UKSC 56, the UK Supreme Court issued its judgment on 14 November. The... Read more

Appeals in family proceedings: the rules diverge

Work out which court: spot the differences in procedure… Rule-makers often make things needlessly difficult for parties to family proceedings. Appeals from decisions in family courts, the different... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (12 November – 26 November)

Employment News Woman, 88, sues NHS for age discrimination after losing job as secretary Sky News – 25 November Eileen Jolly, an 88-year-old woman who worked as an NHS secretary at the Royal... Read more

IP & IT Law (12 November – 26 November)

IP & IT News Facebook appeals against Cambridge Analytica fine BBC News – 21 November Facebook has appealed the £500,000 fine they received following the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The social... Read more

Arbitration (22 October – 19 November)

Arbitration News Tech companies like Google are giving workers the right to take sexual harassment claims to court — but employees are calling for more Recode – 19 November Following a walk out at... Read more

ALC Conference 2018: “Crisis; What Crisis?” Key Note Address

It is always a pleasure to attend an ALC Conference. The ALC is, for me, a gathering of professional friends and colleagues, and to walk into this room feels very much like ‘coming home’. I recall... Read more

The rise of culture and conduct risk as drivers for personal liability

The importance of culture in financial services has been widely acknowledged in recent years following recognition across the industry that the financial crisis was as much a conduct crisis as it was... Read more

Immigration Law (5 November – 19 November)

Immigration News Briefing: Appendix EU, the rules on settled status for EU citizens Free Movement – 15 November Free Movement publish a draft report from the Immigration Law Practitioners’... Read more

Family Law (5 November – 19 November)

Family News Private Members’ Bill aims to improve Child Maintenance Service Marilyn Stowe Blog – 15 November A private member’s bill, Child Maintenance (Assessment of Parents’ Income) Bill 2017-19... Read more

Do automated agreements and licences need to be reviewed by qualified lawyers?

Assessing the whole relationship The government’s problems with Carillion would not have arisen if there had been someone involved in the procurement process and subsequent agreements who had had the... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: November Teaser

Family courts and public bodies as non-parties How can the family courts deal with public bodies as non-parties which will not assist with the process of child protection in care proceedings? As a... Read more

Maritime Labour Convention

Since the International Labour Organisation’s Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC) came into force internationally on 20 August 2013, it has already been amended, and a further two sets of... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (29 October – 12 November)

Employment News Young people 'too poor to retire at same age as parents' FT Adviser – 8 November A report published by investment management house Rathbones, entitled ‘Too poor to retire’ has... Read more

IP & IT Law (29 October – 12 November)

IP & IT News Arron Banks's firm and Leave.EU face £135k fines over data misuse The Guardian – 6 November Leave.EU, the Brexit campaign group owned by Arron Banks, and another of his companies will... Read more

Q&A with David Walsh

Bloomsbury Professional catch up with barrister and author David Walsh. Read more

October Online Service Updates

Steve Savory provides an insight into our plethora of online services: Read more

From global crisis to individual accountability – how to deal with financial services getting personal

It may have been ten years since the financial crisis unfolded but the regulatory and political fallout is still driving change for the financial services sector. The UK has been at the leading edge... Read more

Digital legal transformation or electronic data collection shell?

Is the rush by the Justice department to move everything online being done without sufficient analysis and are the consultations merely rolled out public relation exercises? There has been... Read more

Family Law (22 October – 5 November)

Family News 85% of parents with family-based child maintenance arrangement said it worked at least fairly well Family Law Week – 2 November Child Maintenance Options has helped parents set up 33,400... Read more

Immigration Law (22 October – 5 November)

Immigration News Employers to have transition period before EU right-to-work checks The Guardian – 1 November The Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, has contradicted recent comments from Caroline Nokes and... Read more

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