Asset segregation is essential for protecting clients’ assets in case of insolvency of the financial institution where the client holds its assets. The Hazelhoff Centre for Financial Law organised a seminar covering several topics in this field.
Commercial and financial transaction documentation commonly refers to the London courts to adjudicate any dispute. After Brexit, this forum clause may be problematic. The HCCC is a solution of sorts - parties may have to reconsider their choice of court.
What have children’s rights got to do with counter-terrorism in Europe? A lot. Consider security-based approaches to targeting suspects of terrorism, who may be children, in education, juvenile justice systems and on the issue of returnees.
Refugee and migrant children require specific protection and support. Local level initiatives play an important role in their integration. Initiatives promoting early integration, an individualised approach and prolonged support appear successful.
Third Party Litigation is on the rise. Seen as a desirable way for consumers and other individuals to forward legal claims in order to obtain redress when they do not have the financial means to do it, it may create unexpected ethical problems for lawyers.