Brief respite for businesses following Safe Harbour ruling
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Brief respite for businesses following Safe Harbour ruling

The landmark judgment of the European Court of Justice invalidating the Safe Harbour agreement with the United States will have a broad impact on business, but don’t expect any immediate action. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the UK has confirmed that it will give companies time to get new data transfer agreements in place, … Continue reading

EU migrants can be refused benefits, in some circumstances
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EU migrants can be refused benefits, in some circumstances

An opinion coming from one of Europe’s most senior lawyers may impact on the UK election and throw into question what rights European migrants have in their host countries. Following hot on the heels of last year’s European Court of Justice decision in Dano -v- Jobcenter Leipzig, the latest opinion of the Advocate General has suggested that if a … Continue reading

UK fund managers face biggest hit from EU bonus cap
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UK fund managers face biggest hit from EU bonus cap

  Caps on bonuses paid to fund managers proposed by European lawmakers may prompt British investment houses, which have most to lose from the new rules, to look at new structures such as profit sharing partnerships favoured by law firms, experts say. “Kevin Poulter, a senior associate at lawyers Bircham Dyson Bell warned of an … Continue reading