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FCA consults on CRD IV: Are you an IFPRU or BIPRU firm?

Proposed changes to the FCA Handbook as published by the FCA in its consultation paper published on 31 July 2013.
A hacker's activity – who bears the cost?

A case note analysing the Technology and Construction Court’s recent decision in Frontier Systems Ltd (t/a Voiceflex) v Frip Finishing Ltd [2014] EWHC 1907 (TCC).

Abusive loyalty rebate schemes come under the competition spotlight again

Exclusive rebates have once again come under fire from competition authorities in Europe, this time by the Swiss Competition Commission.

Commission issues guidance on disclosure of documents from its case file in damages actions

The European Commission has responded to questions on disclosure from the English High Court in relation to UK private damages actions against MasterCard.

Bring it on: UK private equity supports enhanced disclosure under the Walker Guidelines

The British private equity community has declared itself willing to take on enhanced disclosure requirements on a par with the latest rules for listed companies in its response to the GMG's recent consultation on the Walker Guidelines.

Eurotunnel/SeaFrance merger returns to the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal

Eurotunnel and SCOP have again appealed against the prohibition of their completed merger, this time against the decision of the Competition & Markets Authority.

Gaming sector faces increased consumer protection

European Commission adopts Recommendation on the protection of consumers and players of online gambling services and the prevention of minors from gambling

Digibet does not answer real question

The CJEU has issued its decision in the Digibet case concerning questions referred by the German Federal Court.

General Court confirms that Femivia and Femibion are confusingly similar

General Court upholds opposition to FEMIVIA in relation to pharmaceutical products on basis of FEMIBION

Russian Sanctions: EU extends sanctions with more wide ranging trade restrictions imminent

The EU has further extended the list of Russian sanctions targets, bringing the total number of blacklisted parties to 87 individuals and 20 entities.

Workplace Wisdoms: Zero hour workers - free to play the field

Employment law podcast on the latest Government “ban” on zero hour contracts, and whether it really changes anything.

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