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FCA sets out its approach to listings of cannabis-related businesses

FCA sets out its approach to listings of cannabis-related businesses

On 18 September 2020, and in response to queries from cannabis companies interested in listing in the UK, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – w ...

Legislation providing for significant reforms of civil procedure now in force

Legislation providing for significant reforms of civil procedure now in force

The Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 (the “Act”) has recently come into operation and has heralded a number of significa ...

Challenge to New Permitted Development Rights Brought Before Courts

Challenge to New Permitted Development Rights Brought Before Courts

We recently reported on the Government’s changes to Permitted Development in England introduced on 31 August 2020 for upward extensions and demolition ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - New Use Class E: The Change and the Challenge

Real Estate Tip of the Week - New Use Class E: The Change and the Challenge

From 1 September 2020 a new Use Class E (introduced via the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Amendments) (England) Regulations 2020 No. 757) r ...

Primary Care Networks: Network Contract DES – the Investment and Impact Fund (IIF)

Primary Care Networks: Network Contract DES – the Investment and Impact Fund (IIF)

On 17 September 2020 NHS England published an updated version of the Network Contract DES 2020/21, introducing a new incentive scheme, the Investment ...

Coronavirus–Test and Trace requirements on employers, RIDDOR reporting

Coronavirus–Test and Trace requirements on employers, RIDDOR reporting

On 22nd September the government announced new restrictions in England to try to stop the rapid spread of coronavirus, including a return to work from ...

DAC Beachcroft Secures Successful Strike Out Following CN & GN v Poole

DAC Beachcroft Secures Successful Strike Out Following CN & GN v Poole

The court struck out a “failure to remove claim” under CPR 4.3(2)(a) on the ground that the requirements for the imposition of a duty of care identifi ...

Resilience in the face of uncertainties: More than just keeping the lights on

Resilience in the face of uncertainties: More than just keeping the lights on

Grounded aircraft – fewer risks for insurers and operators?

Grounded aircraft – fewer risks for insurers and operators?

For aviation insurers, the impact of Covid-19 is stark. Whilst recovery in the Asia-Pacific region is ahead of the rest of the world, the prospect of ...

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty

Whilst amendments to the Mental Health Act have been passed in the Coronavirus Act (though not yet implemented), no amendments were contained in the A ...