May 2014 Archive

What constitutes a deprivation of liberty? ("A gilded cage is still a cage")

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Blake Morgan's consultant, Professor Richard Jones, considers the decision of the Supreme Court in P v Cheshire West and Chester Council; P and Q v Surrey County Council. More …

Patent lessons for both the employer and the employee

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Many of you may have heard, over the past few years, of the plight of Professor Ian Shanks, the inventor of an electrochemical test device used to monitor the level of blood glucose levels in diabetics. More …

Cultural succession

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Careful planning is needed to ensure that valuable assets, such as works of art and literature or land and buildings which are important to the UK’s national heritage, can be passed down to the next generation in the most tax-efficient manner. More …

Intro of London Domain on 29 April 2014

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ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is currently expanding the domain name space through the introduction of new top level domains. More …

Unpaid football players' wages: the legal position

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Factors such as excessive transfer spending and the global financial crisis have led to the issue of unpaid wages in football becoming increasingly common around the world. More …