The EU Council of Ministers in October adopted new rules to ensure countries in the bloc change domestic laws protect insiders who expose institutional wrong doing.
The EU’s Commission presents to the Council its proposals to deliver the Investment Court System envisaged in the EU Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.
With the UK potentially being dependent on the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for all its trade rules going forward, solicitors need to keep abreast of WTO developments as it may be the sole avenue to freer markets, especially in the context of e-commerce.
On 1 October, the UK bars and law societies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Belgian bars which sets out the modalities for post-Brexit cooperation between the professional bodies from both jurisdictions.
The Law Society of Scotland has recently held a webinar on the vulnerable accused persoons in the Scottish criminal justice system. The webinar, as an earlier roundtable and a report were organised under on the the Netpralat Project on the vulnerable accused person in the Scottish criminal justice system.