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The Kuwaiti Commercial Agencies Law No.13 of 2016 has come into effect – here is what you need to know

The Commercial Agencies Law No.13 of 2016 (“CAL”) has now come into effect and aims to arrange, clarify and clearly set out the formalities and requirements surrounding agency law in the State of Kuwait (“Kuwait”). CAL replaces the…

Should we expect more equal pay claims in the private sector?

Co-authored by Barry Stanton and Cicely Slatter For many years the private sector has looked on, as public sector bodies have been dragged through Tribunals by a range of equal pay claims which have taken many years to resolve. HR Teams…

UK: What's coming up in employment law in 2018?

A new year means new legal and policy developments. In this article we set out a summary of some key employment law changes and dates for your diaries in 2018.   30 March 2018 – Gender pay gap reporting for public sector employers Public…

Uber faces ECJ challenge as court rules it is ‘a transport service'

Ride-sharing app Uber was again left reeling by a legal decision last month after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) found that the firm is essentially a transport, not information sharing service. The European court issued a decision…

Looking at GDPR's impact on lawyers

As is the case with most other professions, lawyers too will need to gain a good understanding of the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regime to ensure both their own firm’s compliance and to advise clients on complex new…
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RICS guidance on conflicts of interest

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has released a professional statement on conflicts of interests in commercial property market investment agency opportunities. All RICS members and RICS-regulated firms will be bound by…