This regular alert covers key regulatory EU developments related to the COVID-19 situation. It does not purport to provide an exhaustive overview of developments and contains no analysis or opinion.
In part two of this three-part series shining a spotlight on captive insurance companies, Executive Director, Sherman Taylor identifies the key elements required to establish an effective captive.
Cases nearly always turn on their own facts. Particular findings of fact (in particular in arbitration, where there is of course no appeal on the facts), can lead to interesting issues of law...
J A Kemp LLP
Before the EPO parameters are defined as features which are based on directly measurable properties or combinations of several variables in the form of formulae.
To celebrate International Data Privacy Day 2021 (28 January 2021), the Birketts Data Protection Team has produced a series of data protection top tips articles.
The MGA market faces many obstacles but is growing quickly. The Managing General Agents' Association (MGAA) now has some 140 MGA members with over £6bn premium under management – and all within six years.
On Saturday 30 January the Government launched a consultation on the partial revision of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The consultation closes at 11:45pm on 27 March 2020.
That is the question many people are asking after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) hired private firms to carry out site inspections.
The Court of Appeal has recently dismissed the disponent owners' appeal in the Tai Prize and has held that voyage charterers are not liable towards owners for losses caused by misdescription of cargo in bills of lading.
This is a question many people are asking with the biggest inoculation programme the country has ever launched continuing.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Reed Smith (Charles Weller and Nick Wright) recently acted for the successful claimants ("WFS") in two in rem claims against cruise ships "Columbus" and "Vasco da Gama".
Lester Aldridge LLP
A recent London arbitration decision has examined the interplay between laytime and a force majeure clause. The issues addressed highlight how difficult ...
Karl Anders, Louise Power and Sandip Singh, Walker Morris' Housing and Banking Litigation specialists, explain The UK Government's recent announcement that legislation...
Giambrone & Partners
The government has now set out guidance as to the proposed easing of the lockdown rules, whilst the immediate advice is still to work from home if at all possible,...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
This blog post explores the different ways of drafting guarantees and how this interacts with the obligations of parties within the shipping industry.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Sometimes, the obscure technical machinery of the law can affect business in important ways and, sometimes, fixing defects in this sort of machinery can have benefits well beyond...
The legal considerations for schools and academy trusts. Teachers and teaching unions are calling for staff working in schools to be offered the Covid vaccine at the earliest opportunity.
You may not have considered the risk to your land, but any land to which the public have had access "as of right" for "lawful sports and pastimes" for 20 years could potentially be designated...
The anticipation is over! The Pension Schemes Act 2021 received Royal Ascent and became law on 11 February.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
After three years of uncertainty over the Serious Fraud Office's ("SFO") powers to obtain documents located overseas, the UK Supreme Court has clarified the extraterritorial effect of the...