Last month, a quintessential London symbol was subject to the scrutiny of the Hon. Mr. Justice Arnold in a case concerning Community and UK trade marks for the iconic shape of the black London taxi cab in Class 12 (the Trade Marks), owned by The London Taxi Corporation Limited (LTC).
Parents, in particular, face a bewildering choice of structure options when it comes to making provision for their children in their Wills.
Difficulties for Witnesses or Strong Connection with Another Jurisdiction Not Grounds for Resisting Arbitration Agreement
In circumstances where the parties have already chosen arbitration as a means of settling disputes, the English courts will give short shrift to arguments focused on practical difficulties in providing witness evidence or on a strong connection between the claim and another jurisdiction.
The enactment in the UK of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, which aims to tackle the worryingly pervasive issues surrounding forced labor and human trafficking, has been welcomed and proactively backed by many large organizations, including the British Retail Consortium.
The Bank of England has published a speech by Sasha Mills (Director, Cross Cutting Policy, Bank of England) on the subject of Internal Audit and supervisory expectations.
Earlier this week, the European Commission announced that a “political” agreement has been reached on a new framework for data flows from the EU to the US.
It’s good to share – that was the message from Alex Stephany, former CEO of JustPark, who was the keynote speaker at our conference this morning, interviewed by Jonathan Langston, COO of CBRE Hotels.
While Europe has been the land of small diesels for decades, air quality concerns and consideration of fossil fuels’ impact on global warming has led EU nations to offer incentives to purchasers of electric vehicles.
On 21 January, Sir Peter Bottomley MP tabled an early day motion in the House of Commons requesting that Flat 1 Blythe Court, Solihull, be withdrawn from an upcoming auction.