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Enforcing ADR Escalation Clauses in the UK: The latest developments

The introduction of the European Union Cross Border Mediation Directive (2008/52/EC) has helped to augment mediation’s status as a means of resolving international disputes in Europe. The use of mediation can be enforced by inserting a “step-clause” or “escalation clause” into a contract. This requires parties to embark on mediation or other forms of Alternative […]Read More

GDPR Today in the UK: Your guide to where to

If you think Brexit means that the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) is no longer relevant you are entirely mistaken. Not only does the transnational nature of the GDPR mean that companies dealing with EU citizens or businesses must be compliant. The GDPR was also incorporated into UK legislation as the UK […]Read More

The EU-China Investment Agreement: Reality or fiction?

On 30 December 2020, the EU announced that a new deal is being cut with China after many years of tough negotiations. It was defined as “the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment”. However, if you look hard enough you will discover that no such deal has actually been made yet. In fact, what has been […]Read More