The European Court of Justice (ECJ) should apply copyright protection to the
functions of computer programs, a software company has told it, according to
The European Commission will not sign a controversial new trade agreement on
behalf of EU member countries this weekend, despite Japan organising a signing
ceremony for key negotiators, a spokesperson for the European Commission has
A privacy campaigner hopes the Government will close a "clear gap" in UK privacy
laws after failing in his bid to have his case to overhaul media behaviour heard
by Europe's top human rights court.
Electronic Arts (EA) is asking US customers to agree to a new user contract that
restricts their rights of redress.
University workers must release information from personal webmail accounts on
request if it is related to public business, the Information Commissioner's
Office (ICO) has said.
Companies should be vigilant about employees using their equipment to sell
counterfeit goods or doing so on work premises, according to a guide published
by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO).
Shareholders should be actively involved in deciding how much board directors
are paid and should "strongly resist" bonus payments when a company does not
perform well, the latest edition of influential guidelines has said.
European Commission plans to allow courts to freeze business assets in UK bank
accounts deal a "severe blow" to UK insolvency laws, a trade body has said. The
UK is yet to decide whether or not to opt in to the proposals.
An arbitrator is not likely to be biased by the mere fact that he is working for
one of the parties on an unrelated case, a judge has said.
The European Commission is investigating whether members of a banking standards
body are unlawfully restricting other institutions from using an online payment
process they developed.
OPINION: There is still a lack of clarity about exactly how the Government's new
schools-building programme is going to work, but details are beginning to emerge
and they show that achieving improved value for money will be a major focus.
A new pan-European contract law will not cover insurance and financial services
contracts, Out-Law.com can reveal. A European Commission spokesman said that the
full proposal for the new law will be published in the middle of October.
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