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Summer Budget 2015: tax briefing

The Chancellor of the Exchequer yesterday handed down his second Budget of 2015. It was his first Budget without the Liberal Democrats, and the Chancellor gave free reign to many measures outlined in the Conservative manifesto, as this Herbert Smith Freehills briefing explains.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 09 July 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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How businesses are dealing with regulatory scrutiny: 101 in-house lawyers surveyed

With businesses facing unprecedented levels of scrutiny, managing the vast amounts of data they produce has become a major headache. Legal Week, in association with Kroll Ontrack, surveyed 101 GCs and in-house lawyers to find out how companies are dealing with litigation and regulatory data demands.

Law Firm: Kroll | Published: 01 June 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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Breach of warranty claim: High Court case highlights the importance of a correct notice

A recent High Court case has again confirmed the necessity, when drafting notice of a breach of warranty, in following provisions detailing the content for such a notice set out in the sale and purchase agreement. In this briefing, Macfarlanes looks at the details and the impact of this judgment.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 13 May 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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Premium listed companies - clarity on the notice period required for general meetings

This briefing rounds up news of interest for M&A lawyers, including the ICSA’s view on the notice period required to be given by premium listed companies of general meetings, and amendments to provisions in the Companies Act 2006 governing the authorisation and financing of share buybacks.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 08 May 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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European Commission announces digital single market strategy for Europe

On 6 May the European Commission published its digital single market strategy for Europe. The Commission is aiming to enhance the use of digital technologies across Europe and to break down the barriers to online activity between European member states. This Latham briefing looks at the key points.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 06 May 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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UK business and IT security: time to wake up to the need for cyber insurance

The UK Government has published a report on cyber security and the role of insurance in mitigating risk. The report, which identifies three reasons why insurance brings a valuable perspective to the evaluation of cyber risk, makes for interesting reading - Nabarro picks out the key details.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 02 April 2015 | Practice Area: E-Commerce

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Smart Cities receive headline attention in 2015 Budget - what next for this important market?

The potential of Smart Cities for the British economy was a key focus of the Chancellor George Osborne's Budget Statement in Parliament, with the announcement of significant new investment into research and development. This Bond Dickinson briefing looks at the details.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 18 March 2015 | Practice Area: Security

European regulators file proceedings against US companies over data protection compliance

Recent developments in Germany suggest US companies may need to consider alternative means to comply with Europe's data protection laws, after Berlin and Bremen's data protection authorities filed proceedings against US companies that allegedly do not comply with the Safe Harbor framework.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 05 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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New jail terms for internet trolls: what can your business do about cyber bullies?

Justice secretary Chris Grayling recently outlined proposals to quadruple the current six-month sentence for people found guilty of internet trolling. In this briefing, Shoosmiths offers practical steps businesses can take to protect themselves or their employees from cyber-abuse or internet trolls.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 23 October 2014 | Practice Area: Regulators and Enforcement

European guide to cookies: the law governing the use of cookies in 18 EU member states

This Eversheds guide summarises the local implementation of the rules on cookies across 18 European Union countries, and the efforts of data protection regulators to clarify them, as well as setting out how the rules apply to those operating websites and using cookies across the EU.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 29 September 2014 | Practice Area: Data Subjects

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