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2019

Business Crime Update: Much Ado about Nothing - SFO issues Corporate Co-operation Guidance

Business Crime Update: Much Ado about Nothing - SFO issues Corporate Co-operation Guidance

It has long been a problem for criminal prosecutors that corporate crime is difficult to detect. The criminal act can remain concealed and the effects ...

CQC - More flexing of muscles ahead?

CQC - More flexing of muscles ahead?

What does the CQC’s recently published annual report tell us about the direction of travel for health and social care regulation? Key ‘take away’ poin ...

Ticking Time Bomb? Asbestos in Schools and Mesothelioma

Ticking Time Bomb? Asbestos in Schools and Mesothelioma

Asbestos remains a safe material, if it is not disturbed and the asbestos fibres are not released.  However even common place activities such as slamm ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Proving Intention to Redevelop

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Proving Intention to Redevelop

Landlords who oppose the grant of a new lease on the basis of an intention to redevelop must not neglect to consider the effect of the redevelopment o ...

Patient Safety is everyone’s responsibility: The New Patient Safety Strategy

Patient Safety is everyone’s responsibility: The New Patient Safety Strategy

On 1 April 2019, NHS Improvement and NHS England united as one.  The NHS Patient Strategy was published shortly after, in July 2019, and marks a posit ...

Date of Knowledge Clarification - UK Insurance Ltd v (1) Carillion Specialist Services Ltd (2) Construction Auditing Services Ltd [2019] EWHC 1588 (TCC)

Date of Knowledge Clarification - UK Insurance Ltd v (1) Carillion Specialist Services Ltd (2) Construction Auditing Services Ltd [2019] EWHC 1588 (TCC)

UK Insurance Ltd v (1) Carillion Specialist Services Ltd (2) Construction Auditing Services Ltd [2019] EWHC 1588 (TCC)

Notification of circumstances – clarification from the Court of Appeal Euro Pools Plc v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc [2019] EWCA Civ 808

Notification of circumstances – clarification from the Court of Appeal Euro Pools Plc v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc [2019] EWCA Civ 808

The Court of Appeal has examined a notification of circumstances which “might reasonably be expected to produce a Claim” in its recent decision in Eur ...

Service of Proceedings: Is there a duty to correct your opponent’s mistake

Service of Proceedings: Is there a duty to correct your opponent’s mistake

In Woodward & another v Phoenix Healthcare Distribution Ltd1 the Court of Appeal applied the Supreme Court’s decision in Barton2 and found that th ...

Dreamvar continued: changes made to the Law Society Code for Completion by Post

Dreamvar continued: changes made to the Law Society Code for Completion by Post

As of 1 May 2019, a new Code for Completion by Post has been implemented by the Law Society in light of last year’s decision in Dreamvar (UK) Ltd v Mi ...

Anti-money laundering update

Anti-money laundering update

Anyone following the SRA’s social media accounts will know that preventing money laundering is a hot topic for the Regulator. Its #staySHARP campaign, ...