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Blog posts - Page 2 of 325 - The Landlord Law Blog The Landlord Law Blog from Tessa Shepperson Tessa is an English lawyer specialising in residential landlord and tenant law. Legal Services Legal services are provided via Tessa's online service Landlord Law. Centre for Law and the Environment New book on EU environmental law By Centre for Law and Environment , on 14 April 2014 Centre member Maria Lee has published EU Environmental Law, Governance and Decision-Making with Hart Publishing, A vast and diverse body of EU law addresses an enormous range of environmental matters. This book examines a number of areas of substantive EU environmental law, focusing on the striking preoccupation of EU environmental law with the structure of decision-making. 056 Nominal English versus verbal Czech The nominal tendency in English sentence complexing opposed to the verbal tendency in Czech is the most frequently and widely discussed topic in all contrastive English-Czech linguistic studies (see Dušková), most of them referring to Vachek’s (Selected writings in English and general linguistics) findings about the relatively vague semantic nature of many English verbs, functioning as bearers of grammatical categories prototypical of the verb (tense, voice, mood…) and combining with nouns which function as the semantic centres of gravity: have a rest, take a seat, make a mistake etc. In Czech, they are mostly compensated for by semantically rich verbs. This finding corresponds to the analytical nature of English compared to the preferred synthetic shaping of the predications in Czech. Compare: It’s another busy springtime at the British Council, with a wide range of projects going on as usual.

Case Previews Archive – UKSCBlog Case Preview: Youssef v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs & Anor 16 Nov 2015 Introduction On 18 and 19 November 2015, the Supreme Court will hear an appeal for judicial review of the Foreign… Continue reading » Case Preview: Société Coopérative De Production Seafrance S.A. v Competition and Markets Authority 13 Nov 2015 On 14 and 15 October, the Supreme Court heard an appeal from the Competition and Markets Authority in relation to… Continue reading » Case Preview: Kennedy v Cordia (Services) LLP (Scotland) 11 Nov 2015 On 19 October 2015, the Supreme Court heard the appeal of Kennedy v Cordia (Services) LLP (Scotland).

Digital Single Market Accelerators Seed accelerators are a modern, for-profit start-up incubators. They are selected through an open application procedure, targeting start-ups consisting of small teams. Africa Governance Initiative This year AGI celebrates five years since starting in Sierra Leone and Rwanda. Today the organisation is working in 7 countries across Africa and continuing to grow. In April Tony Blair and AGI Director Andy Ratcliffe joined World Bank President Jim Kim, Michael Barber and others for a day of discussions on how governments can best deliver change for their people. Learn more, and watch the main event with Tony Blair here. Case Comments Archive – UKSCBlog The Supreme Court on the penalties doctrine: recast and restricted but not rejected in full 12 Nov 2015 Last week’s highly anticipated and seminal Supreme Court judgment in the joined cases of Cavendish Square Holding BV v Makdessi… Continue reading » Case Comment: Mandalia v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] UKSC 59 05 Nov 2015 The Supreme Court considered whether the Secretary of State had acted unlawfully in refusing an application without following her published… Continue reading » Case Comment: Bunge SA v Nidera BV [2015] UKSC 43 29 Oct 2015 Background Bunge SA (the “Seller”) contracted to sell 25,000 tonnes of Russian milling wheat to Nidera BV (the “Buyer”).

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