Now that some time has passed since the Brexit vote, some of the ways in which the vote is likely to impact British patent law are becoming clearer.
The vote, by the UK electorate to leave the EU, was just a vote.
Just over a month has now passed since the referendum in which the United Kingdom voted narrowly to leave the European Union: an event which some have characterized as the greatest potential shock to the UK economy since the Second World War.
The High Court has recently demonstrated its right to exercise discretion as to whether an administration order should be made in relation to a company.
Investor-state arbitrations frequently raise issues of public importance that parties other than those to proceedings, such as NGOs, may want to address.
The UK Government has published its response to a consultation on the taxation of termination payments.
The City of London Law Society (CLLS) and Law Society Company Law Committees’ Joint Working Parties on Market Abuse, Share Plans and Takeovers Code (have published a second Q&A setting out their suggested approach to implementing certain aspects of the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR).
Forex hit the headlines once again in late July, after the arrest of HSBC global head of forex cash trading (Mark Johnson) at JFK airport in New York.
In its Opinion 1/91 of 14 December 1991 on the Treaty establishing the European Economic Area the European Court of Justice (“Court of Justice”) held that the EEC-Treaty, albeit concluded in the form of an international agreement, none the less constitutes the constitutional charter of a Community based on the rule of law.
Plans for a Shale Wealth Fund were announced in last year’s autumn statement with proceeds expected to be shared between community trusts and local authorities.