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Trustees' duties and powers when making investment decisions

United Kingdom - October 12 2016 Before making investment decisions it is vital that trustees understand both: (a) their powers and duties when managing, investing and reviewing the

Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse: the UK debate, the Australian experience, and a different perspective from Germany

Australia, Germany, United Kingdom - June 20 2016 Recent cases of child abuse in the UK, for example the murder of Peter Connolly (known as “Baby P”), have shocked a public slowly waking up to the

Academic Freedom v Employment Rights - what you need to know to ensure best HR practice

United Kingdom - June 13 2016 Recent controversies have brought a renewed focus on the concept of academic freedom and the protections it offers for academics to enjoy wide

Immigration Act 2016

United Kingdom - July 21 2016 The Immigration Act 2016 (the Act) came into force on 12 May, bringing with it some stringent measures against illegal immigrants and anyone who

Is it interesting? New judgment considers the scope of the ‘public interest’ defence

United Kingdom - September 26 2016 This was the first case to substantively consider in detail the new 'public interest' defence since the Defamation Act 2013 came into force

Fundraising adjudication and investigation reports - some emerging themes

United Kingdom - October 14 2016 In recent months, the Fundraising Standards Board (the FRSB) has published several adjudication and investigation

Brexit - The Great Repeal

European Union, United Kingdom - October 13 2016 Brexit raises legal implications in almost every area. The UK's obligations under the Treaties raise issues of international law, while the role of

Trustees' duties and powers when making investment decisions

United Kingdom - October 12 2016 Before making investment decisions it is vital that trustees understand both: (a) their powers and duties when managing, investing and reviewing the

Is it interesting? New judgment considers the scope of the ‘public interest’ defence

United Kingdom - September 26 2016 This was the first case to substantively consider in detail the new 'public interest' defence since the Defamation Act 2013 came into force

Separating the sting: Court takes a fresh look at what is defamatory

United Kingdom - September 26 2016 Danny Simpson brought proceedings against MGN Limited for an article published on the Daily Mirror's website. The article alleged that Mr Simpson's