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“The reward is huge”: the McGregor-Smith review on race in the workplace

MITIE Group PLC’s former chief executive, Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith has published her review on race in the workplace, accompanied by the Government’s response to her findings. The Review makes a...

Written on 29 Mar 2017


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The attribution of the power of representation to one or various members of the board of directors through the bylaws (the “bylaws’ representatives”)

Article 233 of the Capital Companies Act deals with the attribution of a power of representation, which does not pose particular problems of interpretation when it concerns a sole, joint...

Written on 29 Mar 2017


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Navigating investor-state disputes in a post-Brexit world

In February 2017, the UK Government published a White Paper addressing the UK’s exit from, and new partnership with, the EU. One of the more eye-catching parts of the White...

Written on 29 Mar 2017


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Competition law update | March 2017

February proved to be another active month for competition authorities across Europe. There were a number of high profile deals in the headlines, and the European Commission was once again...

Written on 28 Mar 2017


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Competition law: legal implications of Brexit for your business

The UK has its own well-established competition law regime, albeit one that is closely modelled on the EU regime. While the extent to which EU competition rules will continue to...

Written on 28 Mar 2017


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Immigration: legal implications of Brexit for your business

Freedom of movement between EU Member States is a fundamental principle of EU law. Workers can move between Member States without restriction. This means that UK passport holders can work...

Written on 28 Mar 2017


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Commercial: legal implications of Brexit for your business

For UK commercial law, the three main legal implications of Brexit for businesses are as follows: The Consumer Rights Act 2015 is not derived from the EU and is therefore...

Written on 28 Mar 2017


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Environment: legal implications of Brexit for your business

For UK environmental law, the three main implications of Brexit are as follows: An immediate review of EU environmental law obligations which have direct effect (e.g. REACH) and indirect effect...

Written on 28 Mar 2017


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Public procurement: legal implications of Brexit for your business

The three main questions to consider in relation to public procurement on the UK’s exit from the EU are: How much of your business is won through competitive procedures in...

Written on 28 Mar 2017


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