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On 1 April the FCA will acquire competition law enforcement powers in the financial services sector.
Party like it's 1-999: New Year's Eve fire provides reminder of proof requirements under the Consumer Protection Act 1987
When Mr Hufford invited his parents around for a celebratory lunch on New Years Eve 2009, he couldn’t have envisaged it would bring product liability notoriety.
New regulations coming into force on 31 January will simplify requirements relating to company and limited liability partnership names.
Black Friday and the Boxing Day sales have been and gone, and retailers could be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief and pausing to take stock.
Will the new possession powers for ASB still allow orders against a tenant who is not the perpetrator?
When seeking a possession order due to antisocial behaviour, landlords rely on discretionary ground 2 Housing Act 1985 or ground 14 Housing Act 1988, depending on the type of landlord.
The Department for Work and Pensions has published guidance for employers using the Fit for Work service.
The Pension Protection Fund has published its appendix and guidance on valuing and certifying ABCs for levy purposes.
This update looks at employer insolvency risk, last-man-standing schemes and contingent assets, following the publication of the Pension Protection Fund’s Levy Estimate for the 2015–16 levy year.
Employment rights for parents in a surrogacy arrangement are currently limited. Changes are, however, afoot from April.
A recent case has highlighted a number of points relevant to directors and their duties to the company.
From 1 January 2015, there will be a major change to the EU VAT rules which will affect businesses established in the EU and that supply digital services to end consumers located in other EU jurisdictions.
The Kay Review, commissioned by the government and published in July 2012, explored issues of short-termism in UK equity markets. The recent progress report sets out key developments.
The Dutch competition authority has fined three investment companies between €450,000 (£352,023) and €1.5m for their investee businesses’ involvement in a cartel in the flour industry.
Permanent health insurance can be offered to employees to cover the event that they become ill and unable to work.
The European Commission has fined four producers of flexible polyurethane foam products a total of €114m for their participation in a cartel.
Following Zoopla’s decision to end its sponsorship of WBA, Shoosmiths explores how sponsors can protect themselves against the bad behaviour of their athletes.
From 14 January 2014, reports made by coroners to help prevent future deaths will be routinely published online.
The Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) has handed down judgment on two appeal cases brought by companies contesting the level of fines each received.
The public procurement rules are changing, and the government is keen to implement these changes as soon as it can.
Section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 is seen by many as the biggest change to the law on employers’ liability for 20 years.