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May the Force Majeure Be With You...

29th January 2021
You’d be forgiven for assuming a global pandemic counts as a force majeure, but this isn’t necessarily the case: not a single reported case law or English law authority exists on the operation of force majeure clauses in the context of epidemics or pandemics. Not that a well-drafted force majeure clause can’t be relied upon, […]
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2021: An Outlook for Employers

8th January 2021
2020 has thrown up challenges no one could have foreseen, so how can your business prepare for 2021 in light of Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic?
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Five Trends That Might Emerge for Litigators in Scotland During 2021

8th January 2021
We all know 2020 made an impact – and as we look at the year ahead, there are a few repercussions of the incredible strain placed on businesses that are likely to come into the limelight as a result. While there are some global trends in litigation – like litigation funding and class actions - […]
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Here’s To Hoping 2021 Will Be Better

7th January 2021
After a whirlwind of a year, many of us are grasping onto the notion that 2021 will be kinder to us. It can only get better from here, right? Below I have briefly summarised some of the things we are all eagerly keeping an eye on in the following year and what changes could possibly be on the horizon.
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Facebook to Move UK Users to US Agreement

16th December 2020
As the EU strengthens its privacy laws, the world’s largest social media platform plans to shift UK users to American terms.
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UK Drops Controversial Clauses from Internal Market Bill

9th December 2020
The clauses, which would have broken international law, were removed after reaching an “agreement in principle” with the EU.
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What the End of the Privacy Shield Framework Means for EU Businesses

27th October 2020
The Schrems II case is set to have a significant impact on any firm that regularly conducts data transfers with the US – and is likely to be compounded by Brexit and COVID-19.
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