Posted on 21 May 2015 by
There are currently several ‘blacklists’ of Russian individuals and businesses. The EU, US, Japan and a number of other countries have all imposed targeted sanctions and restrictive measures.
Posted on 18 May 2015 by
Ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals and those in the public eye face yet another challenge as they seek to maintain their privacy: drones.
Posted on 01 May 2015 by
The “Sanctions” formation of the EU Council’s Foreign Relations Counsellors Working Party has released an updated version of the paper on EU Best Practices for the effective implementation of restrictive measures.
Posted on 27 April 2015 by
The EU, UN, and individual States increasingly rely on targeted sanctions to achieve foreign policy aims. Geo-political instability worldwide means this trend is likely to continue, posing significant risks for those individuals and businesses based in the Gulf and engaged in international trade, as well as charities operating globally.
Posted on 23 April 2015 by
Last year has been identified as the second worst year on record regarding the imprisonment of journalists worldwide. With no fewer than 221 journalists put behind bars last year according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, an understanding of their legal rights and protections is more important than ever.
Posted on 17 April 2015 by Carter-Ruck
Politicians will be in the spotlight more than ever as the general election, set for Thursday 7 May, approaches. Likely as not, they will accept what is said and written about them as part of the rough and tumble of British politics. Politicians are not people who go into public life with thin skins. But sometimes, the media go too far.
Posted on 13 March 2015 by
As the new serious harm requirement begins to take shape, we are reminded that publication to even just a few people can provide a basis for a libel action.
Posted on 23 February 2015 by
The government wants to send a clear signal that sharing images without consent is unacceptable; the challenge is keeping up with technology.
Posted on 18 February 2015 by
Do we want a world in which drones fly over our garden walls without permission, photographing whatever their digital cameras behold?
Posted on 13 February 2015 by
You've read about the huge fines the regulators have levied on banks for manipulating forex benchmarks, but how do those businesses affected by bank misconduct recover their losses?