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Caster Semenya Free to Run Pending Swiss Federal Tribunal Decision

Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in all athletic events, without lowering her testosterone levels, following the outcome of an interim appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

Legal News - June 2019

Welcome to the June 2019 edition of Legal News. We at William Fry aim to keep you up to date on legal developments that may affect you or your business.

Temper(ature)s Rise Over UK Markets’ & Other Funds Updates - June 2019

Each month our Asset Management & Investment Funds team write a 'Legal & Regulatory Update'. Welcome to the our June edition.

Positive Reporting Obligation Does Not Erode Right to Silence

This article considers the recent Supreme Court decision which found the criminal offence of "withholding information" to be constitutional. This may have reverberations in a regulatory context as similar offences are provided for across many pieces of legislation.

The Revised Shareholder Rights Directive Bring Funds in Scope

New Transparency requirement for Funds invested in listed equities due to be applied by 10 June 2019.

Ireland: A Center of Excellence for Islamic Finance?

In 2011, the Irish government outlined ambitious plans for Ireland to become a center of excellence for Islamic finance. David Maughan and Eoghan O'Tuama examine some of the developments in Ireland since then with respect to Islamic finance and also look at some emerging trends.

Supreme Court Dismisses Facebook Appeal on Transfer of Personal Data

Supreme Court dismisses Facebook's appeal on the transfer of personal data.

Employer Use of Third-party CCTV Footage

The Data Protection Commission has ruled that there was no breach of data protection law in a complaint concerning employer use of third-party CCTV footage in disciplinary proceedings.

Israel Folau Sacked by Rugby Australia following Instagram Post

Israel Folau Sacked by Rugby Australia following Instagram Post