EU Law European Commission reports on Enforcement and Modernisation Directive compliance The European Commission has reviewed the Enforcement and Modernisation Directive which updated various EU consumer laws to reflect the digital world and to improve enforcement. The Commission found that all member states have introduced the required minimum fines of 4% of global turnover (or…

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Following consultation, the UKJT has published its Legal Statement on Digital Assets and English Insolvency Law. This is the third Legal Statement issued by the UKJT. The first was its Legal Statement on the Status of Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts. published in November 2019. The second was its Legal Statement on the Issuance and Transfer…

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After 25 years, SCL President Professor Richard Susskind OBE KC (Hon) has decided to step down as Technology Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. He advised six successive Lord Chief Justices, starting with Lord Bingham in 1998. “The last quarter of a century has seen the Judiciary evolve from having almost…

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