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Australian Competition Authority Calls For Holistic Regulation Of Online Platforms (Video)
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has joined the growing number of government bodies calling for greater regulation of the online world. We have already commented on the Regulation of online falsehoods,
Australia
27 Aug 2019
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Survey On Dispute Resolution Choices
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
UK
22 Aug 2019
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The Singapore Convention On Mediation – A Boost For International Dispute Settlements?
Mediation is a powerful process – and is a valuable mechanism for resolving disputes, particularly international disputes.
UK
18 Jul 2019
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Normalising Mediation – New Report Published
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.
UK
12 Jul 2019
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Mediation (Scotland) Bill – Should Mediation Be Mandatory?
In November 2003 the then Justice 1 Committee held an evidence session with John Sturrock QC on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).
UK
20 Jun 2019
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Rudd v Bridle – The Who And What Of Subject Access Requests Under GDPR
The case of Rudd v Bridle is an interesting example of data protection law in the UK, and specifically subject access requests, being used in the context of litigation
UK
12 Jun 2019
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Educating The Judges – Balancing Knowledge And Fairness
One of the challenges of dealing with large complex disputes (or even smaller disputes with technical complexity) is that the decision maker may have no understanding of the technical background
UK
30 May 2019
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When Is Complicated Too Complicated?
The Shorter and Flexible Trial Procedures were introduced with the express intention of allowing "dispute resolution on a commercial timescale".
UK
29 Apr 2019
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Liability For Harm Caused By Your Website
On 9 March 2019 the House of Lords Select Committee on Communication published its report – Regulating in a digital world.
UK
21 Mar 2019
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Competition For Commercial Disputes Around The World
At the moment the political and legal commentators in the UK are fixated on Brexit.
UK
4 Mar 2019
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Lloyd V Google LLC – Relief For The Data Sector?
Some saw this case as a multi billion pound representative action, seeking justice in the face of unwarranted use of personal data.
UK
28 Nov 2018
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Iceland, Orangutans And Clearcast – A Contrived Controversy Over Advertising Regulation? (Video)
In November 2018 Iceland announced that Clearcast had "banned" their Christmas ad which highlights the plight of Orangutans in their habitat as a result of deforestation to produce palm oil.
Iceland
26 Nov 2018
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Copyright Infringment And Blaming Someone Else For Wifi Use
Large scale copyright infringement has been a significant problem for many in the creative industries. Place your book, film or song online, and it is almost inevitable that it will be copied.
UK
22 Nov 2018
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Courts In Competition – China Takes The Lead?
The competition for dispute business around the world seems to be gaining momentum
China
16 Oct 2018
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Protecting The Name Of A Place – Latest From The ECJ
The Court of Justice of the EU has recently upheld a decision of the EU General Court that the "Neuschwanstein" trademark is valid under Article 7(1)(c) of the EU Trade Mark Regulation
UK
28 Sep 2018
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Class Actions, DBAs And Litigation Funding
Delighted to be published in the New Law Journal, looking at how the recent reforms around group proceedings, damages based agreement and litigation funding might play out in Scotland.
UK
6 Aug 2018
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The Rights And Wrongs Of IP Protections
In the knowledge economy it seems obvious that intellectual property is the backbone of most businesses.
UK
16 Jul 2018
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Scotch Whisky Association Toasts Success In Europe In "Geographical Indication" Battle
In a decision that could have implications for many different products, the Scotch Whisky Association has won an important battle geographical indicators before the Court of Justice of the European Union.
UK
6 Jul 2018
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More Than Just A Brewdog! Trademark Appeal Success For Scottish Brewer
In June last year the UKIPO originally held that BrewDog could not register 'ELVIS JUICE' and 'BREWDOG ELVIS JUICE' as trademarks.
UK
2 Feb 2018
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Prudential Loses Important Legal Privilege Challenge
A discussion on the issue of legal privilege in the light of a recent Supreme Court decision.
UK
19 Feb 2013
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