Monthly Archives: October 2009

Scottish Privacy Forum

The inaugural meeting of the Scottish Privacy Forum took place today in Edinburgh.  Initiated by a number of data protection and privacy experts in Scotland, it was sponsored by the Information Commissioner's Office and designed to "to facilitate the exchange … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Oil & Gas Company Ltd. v Baxter [2009] CSIH 75

Introduction The Inner House decision in Commonwealth Oil & Gas Company Ltd. v Baxter [2009] CSIH 75 raises a great number of interesting issues which are deserving of analysis and comment. The issues straddle trust law, company law and bankruptcy … Continue reading

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Dreaming of my holidays…

And now for some employment law – and in particular, the interpretation of the provisions of the Working Time Regulations 1998 which govern workers' annual holiday entitlements. In a recent decision of the European Court of Justice, it was ruled … Continue reading

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Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Bill

Last month we noted that two bills in the Scottish government legislative programme had a commercial law content. The first of those bills was introduced to the Parliament this morning. The Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Bill and the explanatory … Continue reading

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