Important changes are being made to the procedure for bringing judicial review proceedings in planning cases which come into force on 1 July. The changes are significant because they reduce the time limit for bringing judicial review proceedings in planning cases from three months to six weeks.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 19 June 2013 | Practice Area: Planning and Development
Russia's new Federal Law No. 44-FZ on the system of public procurement contracts, was adopted on 5 April 2013. The new law will regulate all stages of the public procurement process. Notable among these stages are planning, forming, placing and executing an order.
Law Firm: Pepeliaev Group | Published: 14 June 2013 | Practice Area: Public Procurement
The process of negotiating changes to an EWC, or responding to a formal request to create an EWC for the first time, is complex with a number of cross jurisdictional issues to be considered. Eversheds' recently updated guide offers an in-depth introduction to EWC law and practice.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 13 June 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
In the last 18 months, the UK government has introduced a host of legislative reforms designed to cut back the "red tape" in employment law. In this article Latham & Watkins summarises the key changes and proposals on the horizon which employers with UK employees need to be aware of.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 June 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
This briefing discusses a recent case looking at Transport for London’s decision to ban an advertising campaign from which read ‘Not gay! Ex-gay, post-gay and proud. Get over it!’. The case raises interesting questions as to whether offensiveness can justify interference with freedom of expression...view abstract
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 05 June 2013 | Practice Area: Litigation
A recent ICO survey shows that many businesses are still confused about the proposed new EU data protection laws. For those companies which use or collect personal data, the new law will affect business and could well involve significant costs. Travers Smiths outlines how to start preparing.
Law Firm: Travers Smith | Published: 30 May 2013 | Practice Area: Regulators and Enforcement
The May edition of Travers Smith's newsletter discusses new statutory objectives for the Pensions Regulator; abolition of short service refunds/automatic transfers; consultation on proposed improvements to automatic enrolment; single-tier state pension; GMP equalisation; and much more.
Law Firm: Travers Smith | Published: 24 May 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
Prompt payment is critical to the cash flow of every business. This spring, two regulations have amended The Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998, particularly the way in which the 'Relevant Day' is to be calculated. DLA Piper offer a detailed analysis of the new regulations.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 22 May 2013 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
In Allen v TRW Systems Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered whether a promise in an employee handbook to make enhanced redundancy payments had been incorporated into employees' contracts of employment. This is a common issue in the current climate and the EAT gave some useful guidance.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 21 May 2013 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights
Law Firm: Wragge & Co | Published: 20 May 2013 | Practice Area: Regulators and Enforcement
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