Archive | April, 2014

Litigation Cornwall :New Rules For Bailiffs

The Introduction of the Taking Control of Goods Regulations The recent Taking Control of Goods Regulations??are to enact primary legislation (The Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act) which dates back to 2007. The Beatson report suggested that there was room to legislate to provide more proportionality- recognising that the process of seizing and removing someone’s goods […]

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Litigation Cornwall: Supreme Court refuses Cadbury’s permission to appeal colour purple trademark

Supreme Court refuses Cadbury’s permission to appeal colour purple trademark   Cadbury has exhausted all avenues to trademark the colour purple after its application to appeal was refused by the Supreme Court. The chocolate maker was refused the chance to register its iconic purple shade The March judgment brings an end to the bar wars […]

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Cornwall Litigation: FCA Interest rate hedging products redress scheme: March update

The FCA have released this:   Interest rate hedging products   In 2012, we identified failings in the way that some banks sold IRHPs. ??The banks involved agreed to review their sales of IRHPs1??made to certain customers2??since 2001. The banks carried out a pilot exercise to test the review process. We reported??key findings of the […]

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Employment Law in Cornwall: New TUPE rules from May 2014

TUPE reforms to employee liability information and consultation Employee liability information One concerns the issue of employee liability information (ELI). ELI is data that outgoing employers must pass on to incoming employers about the employees who are being transferred. The information includes age and identity of the employees in question, their employment particulars, their disciplinary […]

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Cornwall Law: Intellectual Property new EU rules for anti-trust law

The EU Commission has adopted a revised competition regime for technology transfer agreements The European Commission has adopted new rules for the assessment of technology transfer agreements under EU antitrust rules. The purpose of such agreements is to enable companies to license the use of patents, know-how or software held by another company for the […]

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