Technology news

28 April 2015

Consumer Rights Act

Last December we reported on progress of the Consumer Rights Bill through Parliament. The Bill spent quite a while in the “ping-pong” stage whilst the Commons debated the Lords’ amendments on secondary ticketing. Eventually agreement was reached on those provisions and the Bill received Royal Assent on 26 March, just before Parliament ended for the run-up to the General Election.

27 March 2015

Burges Salmon appointed to Costain Legal Panel

Burges Salmon has been appointed to the Costain Group PLC legal panel, for three years from 2015 to 2017, to provide legal advice across its business including in relation to Construction and Engineering, Insurance, Real Estate, Corporate, IP/IT/Data Protection and Employment.

19 August 2014

Chancellor’s plans to make UK the 'FinTech capital of the world'

Earlier this month, at the launch of the new UK FinTech trade body ‘Innovate Finance’, Chancellor George Osborne announced his plans to make the UK “the FinTech capital of the world”. These plans form part of the government’s long term economic strategy to place the UK at the centre of global finance and technology.