28th November - Law News

1799th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: Zimbabwe’s government hopes distribution of a new currency will ease a severe shortage of cash in the country. But critics, including the government's former finance minister, fear the new bond notes will only make matters worse.

Focus of the Day story: Brexit potentially poses a great threat to litigation lawyers, according to Ed Crosse, the President of the London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA). Speaking at the LSLA annual dinner this week, Crosse, a partner at Simmons & Simmons, warned guests of the potential disruption Brexit will have on jurisdiction and enforcement arrangements under the Brussels regime. He said lawyers have genuine concerns about the potential loss of regulations, such as the Recast Brussels Regulation, which contains a uniform set of rules to govern issues including jurisdiction and enforcement across the EU. Unless these are safeguarded in the EU exit negotiations, London’s status as an international hub for litigation could be affected. Full story - New Law Journal

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