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On 1 July 2011 the Bribery Act 2010 (the Act) came into force. The Act is a significant piece of legislation Continue reading
The High Court has found today that a tweet published by Sally Bercow about Lord McAlpine is libellous.
Google’s annual developer conference Google I/O took place this week in San Francisco and Google Glass has been noted as the most popular product.
The US Patent and Trade Mark Office (“USPTO”) has in a letter to Apple indicated that it would be unlikely to grant a trade mark for “iPad Mini” based on its initial description. Continue reading
Around 130 turned up to an event hosted by the Scandinavian Chambers of Commerce on 11 March at Google UK Ltd in London. The event had been fully booked weeks before.
Following consultation with relevant businesses, The Tech City Investment Organisation (TCIO) published a report outlining its priorities for the development of Tech City.
Aviation and airline groups resisting EU carbon proposals – By Stewart Wilkinson, Head of Dispute Resolution and Airlines Group
The media is carrying a number of reports about how a number of leading European aviation companies (including Airbus, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Air France, Air Berlin and Iberia) have warned that EU plans to charge airlines for carbon pollution will affect jobs and trade deals with China. Continue reading
18 partner City solicitors Royds, located near St Paul’s Cathedral, has admitted Angela Stallard to the partnership where she brings non-contentious restructuring and insolvency expertise to the corporate and commercial team.
Entering into the Dragon’s Den. Stephen Welfare, partner reports back from the Hong Kong International Jewellery Trade Show
2012 is the year of the Black or Water Dragon in the Chinese Stem-Branch Calendar system. The image of the dragon in Chinese legend is mystic, blurred and untouchable. Following on from attending at probably the UK’s largest trade show, The Spring Fair at Birmingham NEC earlier this month, I travelled across the globe to see how it’s done in the Far East, and discover if there are any trade secrets to be learnt. I joined those Brits exhibiting and visiting the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show (“HKIJ”). Royds enjoys the patronage of many jewellery businesses as clients.
Towards, the end of last year I gave a presentation on the Bribery Act to a number of wholesale and retail customers of a leading high street bank. The Act, which came into force on 1 July 2011, prohibits the offering and receiving of bribes. Continue reading