Morning Briefing 30/7/2014

Morning Briefing 30/7/2014

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  1. UK police try to spook piracy website users with banner ads (via The Verge)
  2. Lee Rigby’s killers received more than £200,000 in legal aid (via The Guardian)
  3. Peers say ‘right to be forgotten’ principle unreasonable (via BBC News)
  4. Three European banks drawn into ‘dark pool’ probes (via The FT – requires a free registration)
  5. Baker & McKenzie advises as Gherkin goes up for sale (via The Lawyer)
  6. Rigby Killer Adebolajo Appeal Bid Rejected (via Sky News)
  7. Football fans launch legal challenge to financial fair play (via LawInSport)
  8. Legal aid cuts have left family courts ‘at breaking point’ (via The Guardian)
  9. Crime on social media covered by existing UK law, Lords conclude (via Wired)
  10. Pakistani man held for 10 years says he was tortured by British troops in Iraq (via The Independent)
  11. Ashurst, Clifford Chance, Linklaters and Freshfields advise big four on banking inquiry (via Legal Week)
  12. U.S., EU hit Russia with more sanctions as Ukraine fighting continues (via CNN)
  13. Watchdog To Confirm Bank Bonus Clawback Plan (via Sky News)
  14. Former Khmer Rouge leaders begin genocide trial (via BBC News)
  15. Federal judge stays his own ruling on Washington DC handgun ban (via The Guardian)

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