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DWF conducted a public survey and participated in a panel discussion on the issue at the recent Conservative Party Conference.
The European Commission's decision to fine Google €2.42 billion for breach of EU competition law is significant for Google – but also exposes failings in the Commission's processes.
This seminar will focus on the growing trend of compensation claims arising from infringements of data protection and privacy law.
At 3pm on 30th October 2019, the Government took the final step needed to delay the UK's departure from the European Union by laying before Parliament a Statutory Instrument to change the definition of 'exit day' in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 from 31st October 2019 to 31st January 2020.
What are the key challenges and how can town centres flourish in the future?
On 24th September 2019 the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the Government's decision to prorogue Parliament was unlawful because it had "the effect of frustrating or preventing the ability of Parliament to carry out its constitutional functions without reasonable justification". Following the decision, Parliament has reconvened. Although providing clarity upon the UK constitution, this decision may be seen by some as creating even greater uncertainty about whether Brexit will happen and if so, when and upon what terms?
At 2am on 23rd September 2019, Thomas Cook "ceased trading with immediate effect" after 178 years of operation. The decision followed speculation over the weekend that the Government may take action to rescue the tour operator and airline using public funds. This article explores whether such intervention could be undertaken in compliance with State aid law.
After a review of consumer protection legislation and case law found that there are inconsistencies in the application and interpretation of consumer protection measures, the EC has published guidance aimed at facilitating better implementation.
Boris Johnson's appointment as Prime Minister has greatly increased the chance of a "No Deal Brexit", with Cabinet Minister Michael Gove announcing that the Government is now "working on the assumption" that the UK will leave the European Union without a deal on 31 October 2019.
The UK Government has lodged an annulment application to the General Court in respect of a recent EC decision which found certain parts of the CFC Group Financing Exemption gave rise to unlawful State aid.
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