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It has been well publicised that the Scottish Government is currently inviting applications from bidders to introduce the first two Green Freeports to Scotland. Applications from bidders to create Green Freeports opened on 25 March 2022 and the bidding process closes today (20 June). £52 milli

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Pride marches in Glasgow are well and truly back in all their rainbow splendour. For the LGBTQ+ community, Pride is both a party and a protest. The safe spaces and togetherness that Pride marches bring are unrivalled, giving LGBTQ+ people and their allies an opportunity to be bold and unapologetic.

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Keni Carmichael of Harper Macleod considers the challenges for Scotland's forthcoming new defamation law. You would be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t come across the Depp vs Heard or Vardy vs Rooney defamation cases. In Scotland, whilst solicitors practising in this area will no doubt

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Electric scooters, segways, hover boards, u-wheels, go-peds and powered unicycles. You would be forgiven for thinking you had just woken up in some future world, but these machines are very much part of today’s modern world. Together, they form part of a group of vehicles which the Government

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The Justice Secretary, Keith Brown, has said on a number of occasions that the Scottish government supports an independent judiciary. The Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill suggest that the Scottish government does not trust the judiciary, or the more charitable explanation is that it doe

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"There will not be a magic day when we wake up and it’s now okay to express ourselves publicly. We make that day by doing things publicly until it’s simply the way things are." US Senator, Tammy Baldwin. A common question that is often asked today is: “Why do we still need Pride?&r

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David Hamilton and Stacy Keen write about changes in the sanctions compliance regime.  The risk to businesses of sanctions enforcement has become more acute after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) urged whistleblowers to come forward.

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For as long as golf enthusiasts can remember, the PGA Tour has been the home of professional golf, synonymous with the top golfers and tournaments in the sport. This year saw the PGA Tour faced with a new competitor, in the form of Saudi Arabia and the LIV Golf Series. Faced up by Greg Norman, LIV G

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Victoria Blair comments on the benefits of housebuilding and the need for more investment in the sector. On 20th May the housebuilding sector got together for the first time in over two years at the flagship Homes for Scotland lunch. While providing a chance to network and celebrate the achievements

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Professor Kenneth Norrie comments on the Church of Scotland's change in stance on same-sex marriage. The news that the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has voted in favour of allowing its ministers and deacons to celebrate (that is to create), within its doctrines, marriages between s

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February 2022 marked the start of the independent public inquiry to investigate the long running Post Office Scandal which has been described as "the most widespread miscarriage of justice in UK history”. Frances Sim and Alison Webb take a look at the litigation and relevant law.  Th

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