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A new regime for international data transfers

The basis upon which European businesses are able to send personal data outside of Europe – and, especially, to the United States – has recently been the subject of intense scrutiny and negotiation between the EU Justice Commissioner and the US Department of Commerce. The outcome seems to be that EU businesses are allowed to send data to the US, but it’s useful to understand the background and what has been agreed.

The good divorce guide: 12 questions all women should ask

At the time of year when marital meltdowns are at their peak, we ask the country’s most senior divorce lawyers for their advice

Independent: Andrew Goldstone comments on David Bowie's will

Over five decades David Bowie sold more than 140 million records and amassed an estate worth $100m (£70m). The beneficiaries of this remarkable career were revealed as his wife, Iman, and his two children.

January Private Client Briefing from Tax Journal

The consultation paper on the SDLT additional rate proposal has now been published and is open for responses until 1 February 2016.

Our modern judiciary: advocates for the court

Much has been written about the increase in court fees recently imposed on court users, culminating in the March 2015 introduction of a £10,000 maximum fee for money claims.

Hinkley Point C: further delay on EDF’s final investment decision

EDF’s board had been expected to make the final investment decision today on a new nuclear power station, Hinkley Point C. EDF currently has a 66.5% stake in the project with two state-owned Chinese investors taking the remaining 33.5%.

Are young Olympic athletes receiving adequate protection? Part 2

With the Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Rio (Rio 2016) fast approaching, and with athletes getting stronger, faster and younger, this second part of a two part article considers the growing imperative of ensuring that there are sufficient and appropriate measures in place to protect the welfare of young athletes.

Interest rate mis-selling under the spotlight in judicial review

Property company's case argues Barclay's compensation scheme was unfair

Are young Olympic Athletes Receiving Adequate Protection?

With eyes turning towards the Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Rio (Rio 2016), and with athletes getting faster, stronger and younger, this article considers the growing imperative of ensuring that there are sufficient and appropriate measures in place to protect the welfare of young athletes.

Recruiters must be clear on rules for reporting placements

Central to the UK government’s programme for combating ‘false self-employment’ is the requirement for every recruitment business to submit to HMRC a record of all ‘contract and temporary workers’ who are not paid through its own PAYE scheme.

The case for legalized cricket betting

A few days before the India-Australia series began earlier this month, bookies (bookmakers who accept bets on behalf of people on the outcome of sports contests) residing in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Jaipur moved to small towns such as Ratnagiri, Nashik, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Rajkot and Belgaum.

The Lawyer publishes its top 20 cases of 2016

Three of Mishcon de Reya's cases have made The Lawyer's top 20 cases of 2016.

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Employers can read workers’ private messages

But CIPD warns organisations not to increase ‘snooping’ habits in response.

What London’s quarterly economic survey results say about Q4’s performance…

The current global economic climate – with on-going instability in China, the question of a Brexit hanging over Europe and the first interest rate hike in the US in a decade – was an interesting backdrop for the launch of London Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (LCCI) Q4 2015 results of its London Quarterly Economic Survey with Capital 500.

Evening Standard: Joanna Blackburn on work/life balance

The Evening Standard outlines the key points raised in a debate held on Tuesday as part of the Midtown Big Ideas Exchange debate, where a panel shared their views on how to achieve a healthy “work/life blend”.

The Best Divorce Lawyers in Town

Sandra Davis features in Tatler.

Mishcon gears up for next decade with hire of Axiom’s UK head

Mishcon de Reya has hired the London general manager of alternative resourcing business Axiom in the newly created role of chief strategy officer.

Meet Unruly Co-Founder Sarah Wood

With studies suggesting that women managers are often believed to be less achievement-orientated, competent and capable than their male counterparts, it’s not surprising that both scholars and women entrepreneurs alike often frame entrepreneurship as one avenue where women can avoid discrimination.

December Private Client Briefing from Tax Journal

Key developments in the ever changing private client tax landscape during the course of 2015 include major changes to the ways in which non-domiciled and non-resident individuals are taxed, the planned introduction of a new inheritance tax nil rate band for homeowners, a three-pronged attack on buy to let landlords and ongoing anti-avoidance measures.

Twenty EU regulators sign cooperation arrangement

On 27 November gambling regulatory authorities from twenty EEA Member States signed a ‘cooperation arrangement,’ designed to formalise cooperation between regulators in different Member States in the absence of a harmonised EU framework for online gambling.