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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

Dirty Laundry - How the dating app famous for threesomes is responding to legal action from Tinder with a hashtag and dirty socks

United Kingdom - July 6 2016 If you find dating apps confusing, you are not alone. Match Group, the owners of Tinder (the most popular dating app in the world) appear to share

Is your documentation valid?

United Kingdom - July 29 2016 Development deals are often exchanged or completed under extreme time pressure. Documentation may even be dealt with by email, with hard copies

What's in a name? Karen Millen loses battle to use her own name in business

United Kingdom - September 20 2016 Business owners should bear the case in mind when considering how to protect their brands, particularly where they trade under a name they hold dear

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

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

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