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Patent and Pharma Update - June 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom, European Union
  • June 16 2017

In January we reported the UK IP Minister Jo Johnson's enthusiastic support for the UPC and ratification of the UPC Agreement (UPCA) whilst the UK is


Two High Court decisions illustrate broad application of without prejudice protection
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2016

In two recent cases, the courts have rejected attempts to introduce evidence of without prejudice (WP) communications. The decisions emphasise the


Pensions E-Bulletin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 25 2016

By virtue of a statutory instrument with the natty title of the Pensions Act 2004 (Code of Practice) (Governance and Administration of Occupational


UK: One month to deadline for implementing FCA and PRA whistleblowing rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2016

Given the distractions of the summer holiday season and the aftermath of the Brexit referendum, it would be understandable if other developments


Policy guidance given by HMRC may give rise to a general legitimate expectation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2016

In R (Biffa Waste Services Limited) v the Commissioners for HMRC 2016 EWHC 1444 (Admin), the claimant company ("Biffa") challenged HMRC's


Golden rules for managing an environmental crisis
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • July 11 2016

Environmental incidents are unexpected and unpredictable. A small event can quickly morph into a crisis. With it come clean-ups and remediation


UK: reasonable expectation of privacy may not always apply to private communications
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Employers may be able to rely on an employee's private phone communications to justify discipline or dismissal in some cases, as employees will not


Indonesia revises foreign investment levels for communications and informatics
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Indonesia
  • May 27 2016

Foreign entities must obtain a license issued by BKPM (the Investment Coordinating Board) in order to conduct business in Indonesia. The Indonesian


Business and human rights what this means for the ICT sector: European Commission publishes guide on UN principles
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • July 10 2013

The European Commission has published guidance for companies in the information and communications technologies (ICT) sector on meeting the corporate


"Communication to the public" includes "live" streaming of TV content to licensed recipients
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • March 11 2013

The CJEU has held that TVCatchup's live streaming of UK free-to-view terrestrial television broadcasts infringes authors' rights to control