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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

But Are We Nearly There Yet? An Iranian Sanctions Relief Update

Is Iranian sanctions relief closer than we thought? This week has seen developments which give the impression that we are inching closer to UK sanctions on Iran being lifted. In line with the timetable set out in the JCPOA (see previous blogs for more information), on Tuesday the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) closed its historic investigation into the possible military dimensions of the Iranian nuclear programme. Closure of this issue was vital to progression with fulfilment of the JCPOA (the agreement which, once implemented, will lead to Iranian sanctions relief).

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No Time To Delay – Challenging Public Procurement Decisions

If public bodies were to wish for anything this Christmas, it might be for clarity in relation to the methods of and timings for challenging public procurement decisions not governed by the Public Procurement (Scotland) Regulations 2012.  If that is the case, then Lord Tyre’s decision in Kenman Holdings Limited v Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar and others last week may be an early Christmas present. 

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Christmas Parties: An Employer’s Guide To Avoiding The Hangover

It’s an all too familiar scenario for many of us: wake up, the room spinning, feeling a little more delicate than usual after one too many at the work Christmas party, as you wonder what exactly did happen last night? Come Monday morning – back to work; back to reality...what’s awaiting you?

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