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UK retail finance market likely to face CMA investigation download subscription

Eversheds 28-Jul-2014

There should be a market investigation into the markets for banking services for SMEs and the supply of personal current accounts, according to the CMA.

The FCA marches down the road to competition concurrency download subscription

Dentons 16-Jul-2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is currently preparing for the award of concurrent competition enforcement powers on 1 April 2015.

Does ex-ante regulation work? download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 26-Jun-2014

John Schmidt provides an outline of where we are in terms of ex-ante vs ex-post; reflects on past issues in sectoral regulation; and discusses future challenges.

The FCA’s 2014–15 Business Plan and annual Risk Outlook from a secured lending perspective download subscription

Eversheds 14-Apr-2014

As it moves into its second year as the FCA, the FCA has recently published its Business Plan for 2014–15 and its second annual Risk Outlook.

InSure — March 2014: 2014 Budget; the FCA’s new competition role; and more download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 1-Apr-2014

Addleshaw Goddard has released the March 2014 edition of its InSure publication, which rounds up developments affecting the insurance industry. 

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UK HR e-briefing: EAT to hear holiday pay and overtime cases download subscription

Eversheds 1-Aug-2014

The EAT will embark on a three-day hearing that represents a significant stage for the cases that will determine the fate of overtime in relation to holiday pay.

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998: some salutary lessons download subscription

Nabarro 1-Aug-2014

The number of prosecutions that the HSE takes each year as a consequence of injuries caused by inadequate guarding remains astonishing.

The European Commission to announce new Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014–2020 download subscription

Nabarro 1-Aug-2014

The Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014–2020 has the aim of ensuring that the EU remains at the forefront of encouraging high standards for working conditions.

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European Commission proposes reforms to merger control regime download subscription

Eversheds 1-Aug-2014

The European Commission has produced a white paper setting out proposals to improve and extend European Union merger control.

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998: some salutary lessons download subscription

Nabarro 1-Aug-2014

The number of prosecutions that the HSE takes each year as a consequence of injuries caused by inadequate guarding remains astonishing.

Maximum fines available to magistrates to increase the impact on organisations? download subscription

Nabarro 1-Aug-2014

The government has recently announced that it will remove the £5,000 upper limit on fines imposed in the magistrates’ courts.

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The FCA marches down the road to competition concurrency download subscription

Dentons 16-Jul-2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is currently preparing for the award of concurrent competition enforcement powers on 1 April 2015.

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Developer ‘knowingly permits’ contractor’s environmental offence download subscription

Shoosmiths 31-Jul-2014

A developer can commit the offence of ‘knowingly permitting’ the deposit of waste by its contractor, despite having no knowledge that the deposit was in breach of an environmental permit.

Greater certainty ahead for owners of listed buildings weblink subscription

Walker Morris 29-Jul-2014

Various amendments have been made to the Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Act 1990.

Ed Davey launches APSE Energy in Parliament weblink subscription

Walker Morris 29-Jul-2014

A powerful collaboration of local authorities came together to launch APSE Energy on 11 June 2014 in Parliament.

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European Commission fines Servier and five generic companies for curbing entry of cheaper versions of cardiovascular medicine download subscription

DLA Piper 1-Aug-2014

The European Commission has imposed fines totalling €427.7m on the French pharmaceutical company Servier and five producers of generic medicines.

Letter from America: NY High Court to address continuing vitality of ‘separate entity’ rule for international banks with New York branches download subscription

DLA Piper 1-Aug-2014

This September, New York’s highest court will consider an issue of significant interest to international banks with a New York presence.

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European Commission fines Servier and five generic companies for curbing entry of cheaper versions of cardiovascular medicine download subscription

DLA Piper 1-Aug-2014

The European Commission has imposed fines totalling €427.7m on the French pharmaceutical company Servier and five producers of generic medicines.

European Commission proposes reforms to merger control regime download subscription

Eversheds 1-Aug-2014

The European Commission has produced a white paper setting out proposals to improve and extend European Union merger control.

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