Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Instances of counterfeiting and other forms of IP crime are steadily increasing. According to a 2019 report on Trends in Trade in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods, Illicit Trade...
COVID-19 Key EU Developments, Policy & Regulatory Update No. 18.
As the financial industry continues through its on-going process of consolidation and restructuring in response to competitive, regulatory and technology developments, many successful bankers...
On 13 October 2020 Transparency International (TI) published its annual report on enforcement of foreign bribery (the Report).
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
The Scottish Land Commission has recently published its seventh Land Rights and Responsibilities Protocol, which focuses on promoting good stewardship and high standards of land management across Scotland.
We had already seen an increase in the number of employees working from home, but that has accelerated as a result of the Pandemic.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Following a review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA) and the Home Office ‘Transparency in Supply Chains Consultation' that closed in September 2019.
Have we forgotten about children while responding to Covid-19? Alison Millar and Marek Marczynski discuss the impact of the UK Government's Covid response on children.
Is the LGO making the right call with complaints around deprivation of capital? We look at two recent decisions which have raised concern.
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
Search orders are one of, if not the most, draconian orders the courts can make. The recent decision in Calor Gas Ltd v Chorley Bottle Gas Ltd and others (Calor Gas) contains two points...
The Mental Health (Hospital, Guardianship and Treatment) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 were laid before parliament on 1 October 2020 and will come into force on 1 December 2020.
Following a recent High Court judgment, it is now critically important for defendants to be pro-active and obtain their own expert evidence.
CIGA, which runs to a mammoth 254-pages, was rushed through the United Kingdom's Parliament during the country's lockdown. It came into force on 25 June 2020, ...
he FCA appears to be adopting an increasingly innovative and practical approach to enforcement against UK issuers that breach securities laws.
The Financial Times recently reported that UK business faces a potential debt burden of up to £105 billion with small and medium sized companies under most pressure.
These provisions governed market abuse at the time the offences to place, prior to the introduction of the Market Abuse Regulation in 2016.
During the first half of its financial year to 31 December 2018, Yü made a number of forecasts that its full year profits before tax would exceed market expectations.
This week's announcement by the Chancellor heralds a major overhaul of the previously announced Job Support Scheme. There are two elements to the Scheme; ‘Open' and ‘Closed'...
As part of the legislative changes brought about by the Finance Act 2020, the Treasury drafted the Insolvency Act 1986 (HMRC Debts: Priority on Insolvency) Regulations 2020 (the Regulations)...
Recent months have demanded significant flexibility from schools
as part of the nation's covid-19 front line response