March 7, 2019
In today’s complex world, a growing number of lawsuits hinge on an expert’s opinion. So the matter of who testifies as an expert witness in your legal case does make a difference. Fortunately – due in no small measure to the new code of procedure – it is now possible to influence this.
March 6, 2019
On January 21, 2019, the National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) of France fined Google LLC for 50 million euros for violating the requirements of the GDPR. This is the largest penalty imposed on the GDPR since its entry into force on May 25, 2018 so far.
March 5, 2019
Enerzijds wil de verhuurder toegang tot het gehuurde om zijn eigendom te inspecteren. Anderzijds heeft de huurder het recht op rustig woongenot. De vraag die rijst is of de huurder de plicht heeft tot medewerking aan een algemene periodieke inspectie aan het gehuurde. Hier wordt veel over geprocedeerd. Op 13 november 2018 heeft het Gerechtshof Den Haag hierover uitspraak gedaan.
March 4, 2019
Maxima Legal has been selected following a tender to develop the technical and economic scheme for the construction of a tram line between St Petersburg and Leningrad oblast on the basis of a concession agreement.
March 2, 2019
HOMS Solicitors advised on the recent strategic acquisition of P2V Systems Limited by our client ActionPoint Technology Group. The ActionPoint team, led by David Jeffreys, Managing Director, acquired the business of P2V Systems Limited, the global award-winning Microsoft Cloud Services Company based in Lisburn, Co. Antrim for an undisclosed sum.
February 27, 2019
The recent decision of Clancy Docwra Ltd v E.On Energy Solutions Ltd is a useful reminder to parties to be clear on how works in a construction contract are defined and incorporated.
February 26, 2019
A trendy investment product of recent years has been solar energy projects: under the feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme, the government guarantees what looks like a cash cow for all those who choose to seek a fortune in this sector. But as is usually the case, this money won’t just fall into your lap. Without the necessary professional expertise for the proper legal groundwork, solar power projects can easily run out of steam too.
February 22, 2019
Whatever your views on Brexit and whether the UK should leave or remain and on what terms, Brexit seems a source of frustration for many people. The question that the court had to decide was: can a tenant end its lease early because of Brexit? The outcome will reassure landlords but be a disappointment for tenants.
February 20, 2019
In Mobile Telecommunications Co KSC v HRH Prince Hussam bin Abdulaziz au Saud the High Court sentenced Prince Hussam, a Saudi Prince, to twelve months imprisonment for contempt of court for breaching an anti-suit injunction. The judgment highlights the English court’s willingness to enforce anti-suit injunctions, even resorting to severe methods to do so.