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Podcast: Lisa Nandy on the US elections and beyond

Richard Hermer QC, Murray Hunt and Helen Mountfield QC speak to Lisa Nandy, Shadow Foreign Secretary and Labour MP for Wigan. Listen as they discuss topics including the results of the US election, the UK’s international reputation and influence, when it is appropriate for the UK to intervene militarily overseas to prevent crimes against humanity […]

Pensions regulator code of practice on scheme funding

The Pensions Regulator has published its interim response to its first consultation on the defined benefit code of practice. The changes require the Pensions Regulator (tPR) to update its Code of Practice on Scheme Funding.


Voluntary approach to UK boardroom representation ‘is delivering progress’

Audrey Williams, head of discrimination at Eversheds, has commented on the latest figures surrounding the representation of women in UK boardrooms. She said: ‘These latest figures show that the voluntary approach in the UK, driven by Lord Davies’ recommendations and annual reviews, is delivering progress. It allows companies the freedom to remove barriers to female […]

DLA Piper’s Victoria Lee is named to The Recorder’s Women Leaders in Tech Law list

DLA Piper has announced that Victoria Lee, a partner in the firm’s Silicon Valley office, has been named to The Recorder’s list of Women Leaders in Tech Law for the second consecutive year. The Recorder recognised 50 women lawyers who are leaders on major cases and deals, within their organisations and as mentors for other women. Highlighted by the […]

Latest Toyota recall resurrects questions over rapid expansion strategy, says Eversheds

Peter Shervington, a specialist in product liability at Eversheds, has commented on news that Toyota is recalling 1.75 million vehicles over fuel and brake system issues. Shervington noted that undertaking a consumer recall is a major step for any manufacturer — the direct costs of contacting vehicle owners, disseminating information through dealer networks and informing […]

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