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Five things you should know about the detention and seizure of aircraft

The Civil Aviation Act 1982 sets out the powers available to airport authorities to detain an aircraft if the aircraft operator fails to pay airport charges.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 24 February 2017 | Practice Area: Transport

On the Horizon: Financial services

Roundup of upcoming cases and anticipated UK regulatory developments.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 22 February 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

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Pensions Round-Up: January 2017

The latest edition of DLA Piper’s Pensions Round-Up provides an overview of developments in pension legislation, case law and regulatory guidance.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 20 February 2017 | Practice Area: Pensions

Drones - unmanned but not unregulated

The Civil Aviation Authority published a revised Dronecode on 24 November 2016 outlining the rules for non-commercial drone users in the UK.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 16 February 2017 | Practice Area: Transport

Court of Appeal decides “self-employed” plumber has worker status

The Court of Appeal has decided that a plumber, who was engaged as a “self-employed operative”, should in fact have been treated as a “worker” for employment rights purposes.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 14 February 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

The blockchain revolution: the regulation and technology behind distributed ledger technology

Blockchain is on the verge of revolutionizing how we interact in the digital world. It has far reaching applications from the financial industry to many other sectors of the economy. This guide provides a general description of distributed ledger technology, blockchains, blockchain technology and...view abstract

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 09 February 2017 | Practice Area: Information Technology

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Trump signs Executive Order setting the stage for Dodd-Frank rollback

On February 3, President Donald Trump signed an executive order announcing initial steps to reconsider major financial reform measures passed by Congress.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 07 February 2017 | Practice Area: Financial Services Regulation

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Carbon Matters - Autumn/Winter 2016/2017

The winter edition of Carbon Matters discusses the UK Energy Futures, implications of Brexit on the Carbon Environment, International Agreement on HFCS and more.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 03 February 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

Government presents new Brexit bill

This briefing examines the UK government's new European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill to Parliament.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 01 February 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

Global Tax News January 2017

DLA Piper takes a look at tax news from around the world.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 30 January 2017 | Practice Area: Double Taxation

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