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Case Comment: In the matter of an application by Kevin Maguire for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland) [2018] UKSC 17

The Supreme Court heard the case of Kevin Maguire’s application for judicial review [2018] UKSC 17 in which it considered the application of ECHR, art 6.3(c), that every defendant to a criminal charge has the right to defend himself in … Continue reading

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Ajit Pai finally gets around to fighting fraud in FCC comment system

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Palto) The Federal Communications Commission is planning to overhaul its public comments system to deter fraud and abuse, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a letter to lawmakers last week. The FCC may institute a … Continue reading

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Comment Deadline Set on ‘Leased’ Access Channels

As we wrote on June 15, the FCC’s rules for leasing channels on cable television systems have never brought about an active leasing marketplace. The FCC is now taking another look at the situation, issuing a Further Notice of Proposed … Continue reading

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Regulators comment on securities law implications for offerings of tokens

On June 11, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) published Staff Notice 46-308 Securities Law Implications for Offerings of Tokens (“Notice”). The Notice follows from the CSA’s previous guidance in Staff Notice 46-307 Cryptocurrency Offerings, where the CSA explained that … Continue reading

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Case Comment: Rock Advertising Limited v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited [2018] UKSC 24

Mitchell Abbott, trainee in the dispute resolution team at CMS, offers comment on the decision of the Supreme Court in the matter of Rock Advertising Limited v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited [2018] UKSC 24: “Modern litigation rarely raises truly fundamental … Continue reading

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