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Dec 12, 2023

It is reported that Shetland’s spaceport is nearing official recognition as it gets into position to launch satellites into orbit. Read more

Scotland: Shetland Spaceport – getting ready to launch
Dec 12, 2023

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have issued a joint paper seeking to put a stop to… Read more

Scotland: The importance of privacy by design
Dec 12, 2023

The Charities (Regulation and Administration) (Scotland) Bill, which was introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 16 November 2022, received… Read more

Scotland: Charities (Regulation and Administration) (Scotland) Act 2023: An update
Dec 12, 2023

The Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Act 2023 has completed its passage through Parliament, and will make various changes to the regime… Read more

Scotland: Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Act 2023: What will the new flexible working rules mean for your business?
Dec 12, 2023

Care is needed when using AI chatbots such as ChatGPT. Whilst the advantages of using ChatGPT seem clear, a generative chat system that answers… Read more

Scotland: ChatGPT: Users beware!
Dec 12, 2023

Whilst there are obvious benefits for those considering corporate charity partnerships, there are perhaps some less well-known regulatory requirements… Read more

Scotland: Collaborations between charities and companies:
Dec 12, 2023

In this article, we look at the recent Scottish case of Pursuit Marketing Limited and another v Kyle Thomson and others [2023] CSOH 22. Read more

Scotland: Have confidence in your confidential information
Dec 12, 2023

During the years of 2022-2024, the Fundraising Regulator is carrying out a review and update of the Code of Fundraising Practice. Read more

Scotland: Code of Fundraising Practice Consultation
Nov 01, 2023

J.W. O’Donovan partner, Anne-Marie Linehan, has recently been appointed to the Board of Cork Chamber. Read more

Ireland: JWOD Partner appointed to the Board of Cork Chamber
Nov 01, 2023

J.W. O’Donovan advised the shareholders of Corporate Health Ireland (CHI), one of Ireland’s leading occupational health providers, on the sale… Read more

Ireland: JWOD advises on sale of occupational health business to PAM Group
Nov 01, 2023

Mandatory rules persist in introducing uncertainties into what is typically a straightforward choice of law by international commercial arbitrators,… Read more

Finland: A Timeless Topic: The Enduring Importance of Mandatory Rules in International Commercial Arbitration
Nov 01, 2023

A significant amendment to the Czech Labour Code came into force on 1 October 2023 (whereas particular clauses will come into force only as of… Read more

Czech Republic: Significant changes to the Labour Code
Oct 31, 2023

Shareholder activism is a phenomenon which has been gaining prevalence in India. It refers to a concept within corporate governance, where the… Read more

Shareholder Activism in India
Jun 01, 2023

Trustee Duty: IP & Captain Tom Inquiry | MacRoberts Beware of subscription traps | MacRoberts The intersection between territorial intellectual… Read more

Scotland: Latest news articles from MacRoberts LLP
May 08, 2023

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time as the ADVOC Global Chair. Certainly, a steep learning curve when you first take on the job and the biggest challenge… Read more

Singapore: ADVOC Conversations with Chris Ward
May 03, 2023

Join us this week in ADVOC conversations with Carlos Sierra talking to John Sze Read more

Singapore: ADVOC Conversations with Carlos Sierra, President of ADVOC Latin America
May 02, 2023

On September 29, 2022 the Ministry for the Ecological Transition issued specific and detailed official guidelines providing clarifications and… Read more

Italy: Labelling for packaging: the new Guidelines of the Ministry of Ecological Transition
May 01, 2023

As those you who are familiar with the European legal environment will know, mandatory whistleblower protection (whistleblowing) has been introduced… Read more

Czech Republic: Implementation of whistleblower protection in the Czech Republic
Apr 30, 2023

With a gross value of almost 364.5 billion euros, the health care industry accounts for about 12.1 percent of the German gross domestic product,… Read more

Germany: Health Care – A New Focus Area for Schellenberg Unternehmeranwälte
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