London & The World

London & The World

Issue 10
5465Editor's Note

Editor's Note

For the past three years, our meetings at the IBA Annual Conference, the legal profession's largest international event, have regularly been taken up with a discussion around Brexit, with real interest around the case that the firm led for Gina Miller in 2017 concerning the power of the executive – then, whether the Prime Minister could kick-off the Brexit process by serving the Article 50 Notice, or whether that required a vote of the Legislature (the House of Commons).

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9303Supreme Court ruling on R (on behalf of Miller) v The Prime Minister

Supreme Court ruling on R (on behalf of Miller) v The Prime Minister

On Tuesday 24 September the Supreme Court handed down its decision in R (on behalf of Miller) v The Prime Minister. In the historic ruling, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was unlawful.

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9389Lloyd v Google Court of Appeal judgment

Lloyd v Google Court of Appeal judgment

This morning, the Court of Appeal, in a unanimous decision, overturned the Judgment of Mr Justice Warby dated 8 October 2018 which had refused Mishcon de Reya's client, Richard Lloyd, permission to serve a representative action on Google LLC.

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7667FT Future 25: Middle East – introducing the fast-growing businesses shaking up the Middle East

FT Future 25: Middle East – introducing the fast-growing businesses shaking up the Middle East

Mishcon The Leap is proud to support the FT Future 25: Middle East – a list of high-growth businesses disrupting their industries in the Middle East and providing tangible innovation.

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9342Google wins right to be forgotten case

Google wins right to be forgotten case

A ruling that restricts the jurisdiction of right-to-be-forgotten cases to Europe raises questions about a hard Brexit, data protection lawyers have said.

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9280Rugby World Cup 2019: rugby must try to convert its Asian opportunity to narrow the earnings gap with football

Rugby World Cup 2019: rugby must try to convert its Asian opportunity to narrow the earnings gap with football

The Rugby World Cup 2019 kicks off on Friday 20 September in Tokyo, the first time in the sport's history it has been held in Asia.

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Middle East embraces moves towards a future that’s digital and entrepreneurial

A hi-tech future fuelled by an entrepreneurial and technologically savvy generation underpins the vision of governments across the Middle East as they seek to reduce oil dependency and transform their economies.

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9277Children's data protection rights: a data protection casualty?

Children's data protection rights: a data protection casualty?

The UK's Information Commissioner has identified children's data as "a regulatory priority".

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7648

Online infringement of EUTMs: CJEU confirms jurisdiction

Following a 2016 decision in the UK Courts that had the potential to weaken enforcement strategies against online infringements of EU trade marks (EUTMs), the European Court of Justice (CJEU) has issued a decision that will reassure brand owners.

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9299How To Reduce The Risks Of Mergers And Acquisitions Going Wrong

How To Reduce The Risks Of Mergers And Acquisitions Going Wrong

Depending on who you listen to, mergers have a failure rate of somewhere between 50 and 85 per cent. But success can be lucrative – both financially and in terms of prestige – so these facts won't get in the way of these ambitions.

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Mark Dixon Chief Executive Officer and founder, IWG Plc

Chief Executive Officer and founder, Mark Dixon is one of Europe's best known entrepreneurs.

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