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Hold On! What Do You Mean By Preservation of Evidence?

SBP Law was proud to participate with Exterro and Gavin Dodd at the recent prestigious ACEDS Litigation webinar. A Legal Hold, also known as litigation hold, document hold, hold order, or preservation order, has more commonly been a US term but organisations in the UK and Europe also need to ensure their data preservation practices [...]

By |2020-10-26T11:59:55+00:00October 26th, 2020|International, Litigation|0 Comments

Insolvency Bulletin – August 2020 – A failure to prove de facto directorship

A de facto director is someone who acts as a director but is not formally appointed as such and is not registered as a director at Companies House. A shadow director is also not formally appointed or registered, but is someone in accordance with whose directions the directors of a company are accustomed to act. [...]

By |2020-09-01T17:25:19+00:00September 1st, 2020|Insolvency|0 Comments

Prenups: Are they worth the paper they are written on?

Prenups: Are they worth the paper they are written on? By Dr. Donald Macfarlane | 27/08/2020 Table of Contents   By Marianne Stavrou (Trainee Solicitor – Family Law, SBP Law) and Dr Don Macfarlane Prenuptial agreements (PNAs) are frequently associated in the context of “high net worth” individuals and celebrity marriages. However, prenuptial agreements are becoming justifiably more common throughout [...]

By |2020-08-27T09:27:18+00:00August 27th, 2020|Litigation|0 Comments

Revenge Porn: Should the law punish it as a sex crime?

By Sacha Withey, Dr Don Macfalane and Tamara Davis (SBP Law) WARNING: This article may be regarded by many as unpleasant, concerning, and unsettling. Nonetheless, it is our duty to ensure that victims of Revenge Porn are protected within the law. Summary Revenge porn is a sexual offence, as classified in Section 33 of the Criminal [...]

By |2020-08-20T10:14:34+00:00August 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SBP Law contributes to GDPR Webinar

Link: https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&partnerref=2&eventid=2449780&sessionid=1&key=8582D43BB40F8F66280CFDF200245649&regTag=&sourcepage=register Summary Event Timings: BST: 2pm - 3pm EDT: 9am - 10am It has now been over 2 years since GDPR came into effect. As most will now know, these regulations have dramatically increased the onus on organisations to take a proactive approach to data protection compliance and reduce risk around the way they [...]

By |2020-08-18T13:53:51+00:00August 18th, 2020|Acquisitions, Insolvency, Litigation|0 Comments

Rape Prosecutions Remain Stubbornly Low

The “decriminalisation” of rape! By Dr. Donald Macfarlane | 12/08/2020 By. Tamara Davis and Dr Don Macfarlane (SBP LAW) WARNING: This article may be regarded by many as unpleasant, concerning, and unsettling. Nonetheless, it is our duty to ensure that victims of sexual abuse are protected within the law. https://www.qredible.co.uk/b/the-decriminalisation-of-rape/ Summary According to the Telegraph, there has [...]

By |2020-08-12T14:51:55+00:00August 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act By Melissa Rock (SBP Law) Background On 20 May 2020, the Government published the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (the “Bill”) which, under the accelerated parliamentary process, received Royal Assent on 25 June 2020. Consequently, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the “Act”) became law. Mark Silvester of SBP Law has [...]

By |2020-08-07T07:44:57+00:00August 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The End Of The Rough Sex Defence

By. Dr Don Macfarlane and Tamara Davis (SBP LAW) WARNING: This article may be regarded by many as unpleasant, concerning, and unsettling. Nonetheless, it is our duty to ensure that victims of sexual abuse are protected within the law. What is the ‘rough sex’ defence? In criminal defences, the so-called “consent of sexual gratification defence” [...]

By |2020-07-22T09:46:24+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Paedophile hunters evidence can be used in prosecutions

Supreme Court rules that there is no right to engage in paedophilia and children’s rights must be protected so decoy evidence can be relied upon to obtain a conviction. By. Tamara Davis and Don Macfarlane (SBP LAW)   WARNING: The facts of this case may be regarded by many as unpleasant, concerning, and unsettling. Nonetheless, [...]

By |2020-07-16T10:34:14+00:00July 16th, 2020|Governments, International, Litigation|0 Comments

Renewable Energy: Sustain, Re-Think and Export!

Why the UK needs to innovate and export its way out of COVID-19? COVID-19 has changed and indeed will continue to change the business landscape. It is no longer business as usual for lawyers and their clients.  Lawyers need to be adding value through being dynamic strategic partners and trusted advisers to their clients. There [...]

By |2020-07-07T12:48:31+00:00July 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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