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Pre-pack review announced
May 2013

The Government recently announced that there will be an independent review of the controversial insolvency vehicle called pre-pack administration. Continue reading...

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Health and safety liability no longer automatic
May 2013

The strict liability regime that considers companies automatically responsible for some workplace injuries is to be removed. Continue reading...

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Bribery laws: nearly half of companies do not vet suppliers’ compliance
May 2013

New research has revealed that nearly 50 percent of companies failed to vet suppliers’ compliance with the Bribery Act, which came into force in July 2011. Continue reading...

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Bribery laws: nearly half of companies do not vet suppliers’ compliance
May 2013

New research has revealed that nearly 50 percent of companies failed to vet suppliers’ compliance with the Bribery Act, which came into force in July 2011. Continue reading...

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Potential changes to intellectual property legislation
May 2013

The Law Commission has launched a consultation on changes to the regulations which look at the making of groundless threats when seeking to enforce intellectual property rights (IPR). Continue reading...

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40 percent rise in corporate manslaughter cases
May 2013

Cases of corporate manslaughter investigated by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) have risen by 40 percent from the previous year. Continue reading...

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Libel laws reformed with the introduction of the Defamation Act
May 2013

The libel laws in England and Wales are set to be overhauled with the Defamation Bill receiving Royal Assent on 25th April 2013. Continue reading...

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Damages for delays can include property price drops
April 2013

A ruling by the Court of Appeal means that the losses resulting from a breach of contract by consultants can include a drop in property values. Continue reading...

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Construction disputes exempt from automatic costs management
April 2013

Construction and technology disputes dealt with by the TCC are exempt from the new automatic costs management regime which came into force on 1st April 2013. Continue reading...

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Special administrator appointed for NHS Trusts
April 2013

Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust has become the second NHS trust to be put into the special administration regime, following in the footsteps of South London Healthcare. Continue reading...