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Carey | July 2024

On June 28, 2024, Exempt Resolution No. 1,160 of May 31, 2024 was published in the Official Gazette, which approved the “Technical Guideline of the Public Health Institute that establishes the requirements for the application for modifications to the sanitary registration of biological products (M-MOBI)” ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2024

The Supreme Court has decided that most collateral warranties will not be construction contracts and unanimously allowed the appeal of the Court of Appeal decision in Abbey Healthcare (Mill Hill) Limited v Simply Construct (UK) LLP [2022]. Background Under s.108 of the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act 1996 (Construction Act), parties to a construction contract have a right to refer disputes arising under those contracts to adjudication ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2024

A recent appeal case upheld a breach of contract claim over a lifetime rail travel benefit delivered by a third-party provider. We examine the case and how employers can avoid such disputes through clear terms and conditions for employee benefit schemes ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2024

Continuing the series on protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010 we focus on gender reassignment and the need for employers to understand the legal protections and the potential consequences of failing to comply with them.  What is gender reassignment? A somewhat misunderstood protected characteristic, gender reassignment protects those who are either proposing to undergo, are undergoing or have undergone a process designed to change their sex ...

Carey | July 2024

On July 3rd, 2024, Law No. 21,678 was published in the Official Gazette, by which Internet access is recognized as a public telecommunications service (the “Law”) through various amendments to Law No. 18,168, the General Telecommunications Law (the "GTL") ...

Carey | July 2024

On July 5, 2024, the Financial Market Commission (“CMF”) updated its "Frequently Asked Questions" document related to General Rule No. 502 (“NCG 502”). The NCG 502 regulates the registration, authorization, and obligations of financial service providers under Law No. 21.521, known as the "Fintech Law ...

Carey | July 2024

On July 3, 2024, the Financial Market Commission ("FMC"), and after a public consultation process, the FMC published its General Rule No. 514 (the “NCG 514”) that regulates the Open Finance System established by Law No. 21,521 ("Fintech Law") ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | July 2024

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) recently cited Circles of Care, Inc., a Florida behavioral health company, for failing to provide a workplace free of recognized hazards. This citation followed an incident where a patient assaulted a mental health technician at a nurse work station ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2024

In recent years many automotive brands and manufacturers have been reviewing their sales and distribution channels often considering moving to agency arrangements (in whole or in part). Traditionally one of the main disadvantages of appointing agents was an agent’s entitlement to potentially significant mandatory payments on termination in certain circumstances but that could be about to change ...

ALRUD Law Firm | July 2024

Roskomnadzor (Russian Data Protection Authority) plans to make it easier for personal data subjects to revoke consent to the processing of personal data Roskomnadzor proposes making it possible to ****revoke consent**** to the processing of personal data “in one click” ...

Carey | July 2024

On July 2, 2024, the Central Bank of Chile ("BCCh") amended Chapters III.J.1, III.J.1.1, III.J.1.3, and III.J.2 of the Compendium of Financial Regulations (the "Compendium") governing the issuance and operation of payment cards. These modifications aim to reformulate the regulations applicable to Payment Processing Service Providers ("PSP") and include two new business models that previously lacked regulation ...

Han Kun Law Offices | July 2024

The methods employed by criminals to transfer and conceal proceeds of crime on a global scale are becoming increasingly sophisticated, making effective mutual legal assistance in criminal matters crucial for cross-border asset recovery ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | July 2024

  The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), an EU regulatory framework which came into force in January 2023, will replace and enhance the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD), demanding a broader range of companies to disclose detailed data on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, in accordance with the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (“ESRS”) ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2024

The much-anticipated Court of Appeal judgment in C.G.Fry & Son Ltd v SSLUHC [2024] EWCA Civ 730 was handed down on Friday 28 June 2024. It dismissed the appeal on all three grounds. The case was centred on the widespread issue of developments being required to demonstrate that they are ‘nutrient neutral’, so as not to add nutrient load on designated habitats ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2024

Back in February 2023, The British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA) revised and relaunched its model documents for early-stage investments. The model documents are widely used throughout the growth company ecosystem in the UK and provide a basis for the constitutional arrangements of most privately held businesses backed by institutional growth capital at all stages - from seed to pre-IPO ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2024

In this article we look at some of the key factors that influenced deal term trends through analysing the many transactions Shoosmiths advised on over the last year. For the third successive year Shoosmiths remained the UK’s most active law firm advising on mergers and acquisitions (according to Experian MarketIQ), acting on over 400 deals worth over £7bn in 2023 ...

Lavery Lawyers | July 2024

Greenwashing is a form of marketing that misrepresents a product, service or practice as having positive environmental effects,1 thereby misleading consumers and preventing them from making an informed purchasing decision.2 Several initiatives have been launched around the world to counter this practice. In California, a law requires business entities to disclose information in support of environmental claims ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2024

A podcast series that explores privacy themes within some of the most well-known movies. In this episode, William Moore and Paula Kelly return to the Wizarding World to once again discuss the Harry Potter films. Whether you are a film buff, a privacy advocate, or simply curious about the intersection of storytelling and privacy, take a journey with us as we explore how the big screen tackles privacy ...

Carey Olsen | July 2024

Carey Olsen announces 12 senior promotions across the group Those promoted to counsel are: Nigel Smith (Litigation, Cayman Islands) Pierre Ali-Noor (Litigation, Jersey) Elizabeth Le Guillou (Trusts and Private Wealth, Jersey) Thomas MacAdie (Corporate, Jersey) Ashley Morrison (Corporate, Jersey) Those promoted to senior associate are: Daniel Long (Corporate, Guernsey) Edward Kelleher (Corporate, Jersey) Catriona Urquhart (Corporate, Jersey) Harry Hadjiyannis (Corporate, London

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2024

Shoosmiths’ Commercial Energy and Mobility partner, Chris Pritchett moderated a panel discussion on the progress towards net zero adoption in passenger vehicles at the recent SMMT International Automotive Summit 2024. An overarching theme applying to all sessions across the day was the industry roadmap for the transition to net zero ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | June 2024

“The deference that Chevron requires of courts reviewing agency action cannot be squared with the [Administrative Procedures Act].”[1] The Administrative Procedures Act[2] (the “APA”) is a federal law that outlines the procedures that federal agencies must follow and provides federal courts with guidelines for reviewing the actions of these agencies ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | June 2024

Since our last edition, our team hosted a seminar regarding ad hoc and institutional arbitration. In this edition we present some of the key takeaways from this event. This edition also include an analysis of the use of limitation of liability clauses, based on guidelines set out in the most recent case law. Further we follow up on the latest climate litigation trends. We give you the details on the UK Supreme Court’s ruling concerning environmental impact assessments of combustion ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | June 2024

Conflicting interpretations of the causation standard in two AKS-predicated False Claims Act cases in the District of Massachusetts, Teva and Regeneron, mirrored the circuit split on the issue and led to interlocutory appeals before the First Circuit. The court’s eventual decision could have a major impact on the national landscape around this high-stakes question ...

Shoosmiths LLP | June 2024

Shoosmiths brings together leading developers, asset managers and investors, as well as energy, planning, policy and legal experts, for a roundtable discussion on overcoming power supply challenges to support the delivery of innovative and resilient developments that balance financial and environmental objectives ...

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