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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

A Week Of Hope And Inspiration

It has been a week since the final of the Homeless World Cup saw the Mexican men’s and women’s teams win the tournament in Glasgow. The men had a 6-1 victory over Brazil in the final, with the women winning 5-0 against Kyrgyzstan. And how did Team Scotland do? The women came a record breaking fourth, the highest position they have reached in the tournament. The men finished 5th place with a 6 – 4 victory over England, much to the (very good natured!) delight of the home crowd!

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Protecting Scottish IP In China

Colin Hulme

A number of years ago, I was asked by the Harris Tweed Authority to support their work in China.  The Authority had witnessed a growing interest in the HARRIS TWEED brand from the emerging middle class in China and wished to ensure that the brand was properly protected there.  Whilst Harris Tweed garments have long been made in China, the emerging interest in the brand amongst the emerging middle class in China is relatively new.  Observing its primary function as “Guardians of the Orb” the Authority has a key appreciation of the opportunities for Harris Tweed in China, but a

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LChalmers

Electronic Signatures – A Sign Of The Times?

Claire Brady

We live in an era where technology is pervading every area of our lives and changing the way we live and work.

Often the law struggles to keep up with the digital reality, but another significant step along the way is the updated framework for electronic signatures and online authentication. The Electronic Identification Regulation (EU/910/2014) entered into force on 1 July, replacing the E-Signature Directive (1999/93/EC).

The desired result of the changes in the law?

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