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European Employment Law Update: 2017 Edition
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • February 7 2017

An organisation's workforce is one of its most important assets. However, for organisations with a pan-European presence, keeping up to date with


Review of the carbon price floor
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2011

In the 2011 Budget, the Chancellor announced the implementation of a minimum carbon price or "carbon price floor" for electricity generation companies, making the UK the first country in the world to adopt such measures


Trade mark fee shake up in Europe and the UK
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • April 9 2009

In September 2008 the Office for Harmonisation for the Internal Market (OHIM) proposed a reduction in fees for European Community trade mark applications


All change for carbon trading in EU climate deal?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union
  • January 8 2009

The European Parliament has backed a package of measures to tackle climate change, which EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has described as "the most ambitious proposals anywhere in the world"


The year ahead in the Scottish Parliament
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 8 2008

The Scottish Government recently unveiled its legislative plans for the year ahead at Holyrood


Empty properties, empty pockets?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2008

In March 2007 the (then) Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown, announced in his budget report that the Government was planning to reform the rating relief given to owners and occupiers of empty property


Double review for the energy sector
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2008

In response to increasing public concern as to the competitiveness of the UK energy markets, a full-scale inquiry into the structure of the energy market was announced by BERR House of Commons Committee on 5 February


Commission adopts new guidelines on assessing non-horizontal mergers
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union
  • December 14 2007

The European Commission ("Commission") adopted its new guidelines on the assessment of non-horizontal (i.e. vertical and conglomerate) mergers at the end of November


Business insurance sector inquiry report is published
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union
  • October 2 2007

The European Commission has published the final report on its investigation into business insurance practices within the EU states


Competition Commission lifts SME banking controls
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 3 2007

The Competition Commission has announced that it is to lift the pricing controls it imposed on the UK's four biggest providers of banking services to small and medium-sized businesses