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junio 2019

GC Horizon Scanner - Summer 2019

GC Horizon Scanner - Summer 2019

DAC Beachcroft's GC Horizon Scanner is a selection of legal and regulatory developments that we consider are the most interesting and relevant to Gene ...

Massive failure in Power Grid causes blackout in Argentina and Uruguay, leaving tens of millions of people with no power.

Massive failure in Power Grid causes blackout in Argentina and Uruguay, leaving tens of millions of people with no power.

Power has now been restored to much of Argentina and Uruguay following an unexplained failure in the electrical interconnection system of both countri ...

Gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare: What’s the latest?

Gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare: What’s the latest?

We look at the ‘Independent Review of Gross Negligence Manslaughter and Culpable Homicide’  report’s key findings and some of the changes it envisages ...

In-house lawyers – are they bound by the Code?

In-house lawyers – are they bound by the Code?

In-house solicitors in England and Wales are subject to the same professional conduct standards as those in private practice. By and large, this requi ...

Information Commissioner Office – enforcement action for nuisance calls and emails

Information Commissioner Office – enforcement action for nuisance calls and emails

The ICO continues to focus on Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) and marketing calls and emails.  

French data protection regulator fines Google 50 million euros for GDPR breaches

French data protection regulator fines Google 50 million euros for GDPR breaches

On 21 January 2019 the data protection regulator in France (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des libertés, known as the “CNIL”) imposed the f ...

SPA disputes and W&I Insurance: Guidance on contractual notification clauses, fair disclosure and calculating damages

SPA disputes and W&I Insurance: Guidance on contractual notification clauses, fair disclosure and calculating damages

116 Cardamon Limited v MacAlister [2019] EWHC 1200 (15 May 2019)  This recent English High Court decision produced findings on a number of issues that ...

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Contracting out of the 1954 Act

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Contracting out of the 1954 Act

Where it is agreed between the parties that a business tenant will not have a right to renew its lease at the end of its term it is imperative that th ...

Employment Matters - June 2019

Employment Matters - June 2019

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector. Unfair Dismis ...

Unfair Dismissal: Dismissal of a Christian employee for proselytising was not unfair

Unfair Dismissal: Dismissal of a Christian employee for proselytising was not unfair

An NHS Trust did not unfairly dismiss a Christian nurse who had continued to proselytise to patients following a management instruction not to do so. ...