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The Faculty of Law at Kyushu University

Kyushu University is one of the centres in Japan that could be characterised by its international network in the study field of Roman law
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Online safety – the ICO’s Children’s Code

Julian Hayes, Partner at BCL Solicitors LLP, examines the new Children's Code in relation to online harms which came into force on September 2nd.
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Policy agenda around social inequalities across the life-course

Elina Kilpi-Jakonen, Assistant professor, Scientific programme co-ordinator at the University of Turku, discusses the development of social inequalities across labour market careers.
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Reception & beyond: Social issues in Japan from a Roman law perspective part 2

Following on from a previous article, Professor Mariko Igimi continues to observe current social issues in Japan from the perspective of Roman law.
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EU and AstraZeneca agree new deadline for vaccine deliveries

The EU have dropped their court case against AstraZeneca, as a new deadline for vaccine deliveries is agreed between the two parties.
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EU says 70% of population are double-vaccinated

President Ursula von der Leyen announced that 70% of the EU population are now double-vaccinated - but some countries in Eastern Europe lag behind.
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Study reveals gay men earn 6.8% less than heterosexual men

This study, published in Journal of Population Economics, found that gay men still earn 6.8% less than heterosexual men - across places in Australia, the US, and EU.
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Transgender youth experience “pervasive stigma” in healthcare

In a review of 91 studies across 17 countries, transgender and nonbinary youth were found to deal with "pervasive stigma and discrimination" in healthcare.
environmental crime enforcement

Keeping our green spaces clean with environmental crime enforcement

Dyl Kurpil, Managing Director, District Enforcement, explains why outsourcing environmental crime enforcement can not only release a financial burden on local authorities but also achieve behavioural change that delivers tangible community benefits.
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Long Covid at work: The legal implications for the UK workforce

With the health implications of long Covid still being analysed and discovered, personal injury specialist Dan Poet from Thompsons Solicitors answers questions about the disease and its implications for the UK workforce.
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Government publishes new strategy to tackle violence against women and girls

Home Secretary Priti Patel has published the government’s new strategy to tackle violence against women and girls to ensure they are safe at home, online and on the streets.
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Investigation reveals Pegasus spyware used to track over 50,000 people

An investigation found that Pegasus spyware, used to track and kill journalist Jamal Kashoggi, has been revealed to be active across the globe - with atleast 50,000 people on the list.
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Only 1% of African people have two COVID vaccine doses

Only 1% of Africa's 1.3 billion population have been given two doses of COVID vaccine - now, the Delta variant is sweeping through countries which are highly vulnerable to hospitalisation and death.
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EU court says workplaces can ban headscarves

The EU Court of Justice (CJEU) ruled that companies can now ban headscarves for Muslim employees, to "prevent social disputes".
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The UK’s policing and law enforcement capabilities in Europe after Brexit

Michael Drury, Partner and Caroline Mair, Senior Associate of BCL Solicitors LLP, outline a recent Parliamentary report, which analysed where the UK stands regarding the data & tools it now has at its disposal to the police across Europe after Brexit.
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UK says COVID vaccine mandatory for care home workers

The UK House of Commons voted to make COVID vaccination mandatory for care home workers, who will need two doses to continue working from October.
probate industry

The digitalisation of the probate industry and the pandemics impact

Philip Turvey, executive director at Anglia Research, explores how the pandemic has accelerated the digitalisation of legal practices.
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What the roadmap out of lockdown means for employment law

Debbie Sadler, senior associate in the employment team at Blaser Mills Law, discusses what employers need to be aware of in light of the roadmap out of lockdown and how they can facilitate a safe return to work for their employees.
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The climate case and the UN’s Decade of Action

Professor Cees van Dam, International Business and Human Rights at the Rotterdam School of Management, explains why Wednesday 26 May 2021 will go down in history as ‘Black Wednesday’ for the oil and gas industry.
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Europe’s Organic Action Plan: The development of organic production

Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski outlines Europe’s Organic Action Plan in his speech presenting it as one of the major initiatives in the Commission Work Programme for 2021.

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