The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 and entered into an 11-month transition period. This period was agreed with a view to enabling the UK and EU to discuss and settle on a new and fair...
A cross-party group of Parliamentarians and democracy campaign group, the Citizens has issued court proceedings.
After George Floyd's death at the hands of law enforcement in the US sparked protests in America and beyond, Black Lives Matter UK..
On November 11, 2020, the United Kingdom introduced the National Security and Investment Bill (NSI Bill) directed at improving its national security screening regime for investments.
The critical starting point in establishing an organisation's exposure to labour disruption and skills shortages is to carry out an audit of the workforce as the precursor to undertaking...
Leigh Day partner Richard Meeran shared his expertise as a pioneering multinational human rights abuse lawyer at the 2020 key UN forum on the issue this week.
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights has launched an inquiry on Freedom of Expression.
On 11 November 2020, the UK government published draft new legislation (the National Security and Investment Bill) for the establishment of the UK's new Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
Last week, the UK Government published the National Security & Investment ("NS&I") Bill. In a marked contrast to its 'Global Britain' aspirations in a post Brexit world, the Bill will create a...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On 11 November 2020, the UK Government (the "Government") published the draft National Security and Investment Bill (the "Bill"), heralding the dawn of a new era through the proposed introduction...
On 11 November 2020, the UK Government published its long-awaited National Security and Investment Bill (NSI Bill). The NSI Bill introduces for the first time a new standalone regime for the screening
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 11 November 2020, the U.K. Government announced long-awaited and extensive reforms to the U.K. foreign investment regime.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Foreign investment has been ripe for legislative change in the United Kingdom. We have previously discussed this in our Clients and Friends Memo of 28 July 2020...
On 11 November 2020 the UK government published a far-reaching Bill which envisages the most significant changes to the treatment of mergers and acquisitions in the United Kingdom in several decades.
Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP
As of the end of the Brexit transition period (currently 31 December 2020), EU-wide IP rights will no longer apply in the UK.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
With the second wave of COVID-19 cases, it has become clear that a new system is needed to regulate the country's response to the pandemic.
UN attempts to address human rights abuses caused by the environmental degradations of mining and toxic waste came under the spotlight at a joint United Nations Side Event by Franciscans...
In the context of Black History Month Stephen Bilko considers how a Nigerian community's struggle with a global corporation has its roots in the long distant past.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Following a review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA) and the Home Office ‘Transparency in Supply Chains Consultation' that closed in September 2019.
Government has published its response to the recent consultation on transparency in supply chains.