Bloomsbury IP & IT Briefing: April Teaser

It has been a busy few weeks for IP cases in the UK. At the end of March, the UK Supreme Court delivered its judgment in Actavis Group PTC EHF & Ors v ICOS Corp & Anor [2019] UKSC 15, providing... Read more

New European Electronic Communications Code means the application of the ePrivacy Directive to OTTs

The ePrivacy Directive (formally ‘Directive 2002/58/EC’) establishes specific rules on privacy for the electronic communications sector, such as limiting the use of traffic and location data and... Read more

Family Law (15 April – 29 April)

Family News Mother of murder victim calls for domestic abuse register Family Law Week – 25 April The mother of Jayden Parkinson has called for a domestic abuse register, after her daughter was... Read more

Immigration Law (15 April – 29 April)

Immigration News May Facing Immigration Bill Revolt To Prevent Cap On Foreign Student Numbers Huffington Post – 26 April A number of Tory MPs have joined up with Labour to protest against Theresa... Read more

GDPR Right to be Forgotten Streams and Obligations

2018 was all about the GDPR implementing compliance measures, particularly for security, marketing, data collections, records and processes. Read more

Q&A with Trevor Cook

Bloomsbury Professional catch up with lawyer and author, Trevor Cook.  Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (8 April – 22 April)

Employment News Gender pay reporting ‘flawed in principle’, says statistics body People Management – 12 April Recent proposals released by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) have given ten... Read more

IP & IT Law (8 April – 22 April)

IP & IT News Facebook bans UK far right groups and leaders BBC News – 18 April Individuals and organisations such as the British National Party and Nick Griffin, the English Defence League and the... Read more

Domestic abuse

A plea for flexibility of definition The government’s Transforming the Response to Domestic Abuse Consultation Response and Draft Bill January 2019 ... Read more

Immigration Law (1 April – 15 April)

Immigration News Home Office apologises for sharing EU citizens' email addresses The Guardian – 11 April The Home Office has apologised for a data breach, after it accidently shared the details of... Read more

Family Law (1 April – 15 April)

Family News New care applications received by Cafcass in March fell by nearly 10 per cent Family Law Week – 11 April Cafcass has reported a 9.9% drop in new care applications during March 2019,... Read more

From Mystery to Transparency

In a post derived from his recent participation in the 2019 Putney Debates, Paul Magrath of ICLR explains the various ways in which judges promote public understanding and respect for what they... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: April Teaser

Top five cases LR v A Local Authority & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 525 (31 January 2019) – Foster carer (LR) appeal: order for 20-month-old child to be sent to Poland stayed. Judge had failed to take... Read more

Bloomsbury International Arbitration Briefing: April Teaser

CL v SCG [2019] HKCFI 398 [Hong Kong] In an important judgment considering the enforcement of arbitral awards in Hong Kong, the Court was required to make a determination on a preliminary issue as... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (25 March – 8 April)

Employment News Employers must make ‘action plans, not excuses’ over gender pay People Management – 5 April As the deadline for the second year of gender pay gap reporting has come to a close,... Read more

IP & IT Law (25 March – 8 April)

IP & IT News Toyota Driving for Electric Vehicle Cooperation? Reddie & Grose – 5 April Toyota has followed in the footsteps of Tesla and are offering royalty-free licenses for almost 24,000... Read more

Resolution Conference 2019: Living in Interesting Times

Despite the many issues which seem to divide our country, no one can doubt that we are currently living in “interesting times”. Although I will, in a moment, say something briefly about Brexit, my... Read more

Immigration Law (18 March – 1 April)

Immigration News Foreign Office admits it doesn't know fate of DRC returnees The Guardian – 29 March Human rights organisation, Justice First, has obtained internal emails from the Home Office... Read more

Family Law (18 March – 1 April)

Family News Legal aid granted on basis of domestic or child abuse evidence rose by 16 per cent in last quarter Family Law Week – 31 March The Ministry of Justice's Legal Aid Statistics for October... Read more

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