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By John MacKenzie
The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) has released the results of their survey on the use of dispute resolution mechanisms. The survey had responses from over
By Neil Maclean, Katie Russell, Sarah Leslie
The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) comes into force on 9 December 2019 for all Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)-regulated asset management firms, replacing the old Approved Persons Regime.
By Ruairidh Leishman
It has been said that "the world's most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data."
By Allana Sweeney, Elouisa Crichton
Equal pay claims have certain special features, and the case of Graysons Restaurants Ltd v Jones and others highlights what that means in an insolvency context
By Stephanie Hepburn
Communities often have a keen interest in what goes on in their neighbourhood, particularly when that involves development, or a change of use of local facilities.
By Ruairidh Leishman
This article discusses Med-Arb as a process and comments on the proposed reforms.
By Hamish Lean
General licences issued under the Wildlife & Countryside Act 1981 authorise, amongst other pest control measures,
By Iain Drummond
Babcock engaged HSB to carry out ship lift docking cradle re-preservation works at Her Majesty's Naval Base Clyde. The contract was based on the NEC 3 Engineering and Construction Short Contract (June 2005).
By Ann Stewart
Energy efficiency is a national infrastructure priority for the Scottish Government, which has a long-term strategy to make Scotland's buildings "warmer, greener and more efficient".
By Allana Sweeney
Despite significant concerns raised as to the impact on lending and on recoveries for unsecured creditors in insolvency, including from lenders and R3, the trade body for insolvency professionals...
By Gordon Downie
Recent enforcement activity by various EU data protection and competition law agencies in digital markets has highlighted the potential overlap between the two different groups of agencies in tackling the abusive...
By John MacKenzie
Mediation is a powerful process – and is a valuable mechanism for resolving disputes, particularly international disputes.
By Alison Rochester, Paul Carlyle
Trade tensions between the US and the EU appear to be intensifying, with Scotch whisky among the products that may be included in a new list of US tariffs
By John MacKenzie
In a substantial report, canvassing a range of issues, the Expert Group on Mediation in Civil Justice in Scotland has reviewed the position of mediation in Scotland.
By Tripti Malhotra
Two recent European Commission decisions – Nike and Guess are of great significance on the issue of cross-border sales restrictions in the form of geo-blocking – technology that restricts web content based on geographical location.
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