Beneficiary in Europe Beneficiary in Trust Law The head of jurisdiction in Article 5(6) of the Judgments Regulation is: "A person domiciled in a Member State may, in another Member State, be sued: (6) as settlor, trustee or beneficiary of a trust created by the operation of a statute, […]


Accounting European Union Accounting Directive (2013/34/EU) EU Accounting Directive: extractive industries reporting This part of the EU Directive is relevant to: large registered extractives companies active in the mining, gas, oil and logging of primary forest sectors, UK listed extractives companies, and civil society organisations with an interest in extractives transparency Later, the European Union … Read more


Enforcement in Europe Company Law: Enforcement of security Find out more information about this subject here: Recovery of borrowing from a company Receivership enforcement in the English Law Find out more about enforcement in the English legal system in this entry of the UK Encyclopedia of […]

Antitrust Damage

Antitrust Damage Directive 11 June 2013 Key Issues Key issues of antitrust damage include: From whom to claim damages. Where several undertakings infringe the competition rules jointly — typically in the case of a cartel — it is appropriate that they be jointly and severally liable for the entire harm caused by the infringement[Proposal for … Read more


Advertising in Europe TV advertising of E-Cigarettes On 9th October 2014 the Committee of Advertising Practice, the body responsible for producing the codes of practice to which broadcast and non-broadcast advertising in the UK must adhere, published new rules permitting the display for the first time of electronic cigarettes (ECs) in broadcast advertising media. This … Read more

European Data Protection Supervisor

European Data Protection Supervisors (EDPS) The European Data Protection Supervisor is the independent supervisory authority set up in 2014 by the Parliament and Council to advise European Union administrations on the processing of personal data as well as supervising these bodies to ensure compliance to their own regulations. The European Data Protection Supervisors also handles … Read more