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What does the Online Safety Act mean for fraudulent advertising?

The Online Safety Act is the UK’s new comprehensive legislation intended to ensure the safety of online users. One of the ways OFCOM intends to enact the legislation is by tackling fraudulent advertising online
07 December 2023

The Procurement Act 2023 receives Royal Assent - so what now?

In this note we summarise the latest position on implementation of the Procurement Act 2023 and how we can help you navigate the transition to the new procurement regime
06 December 2023

Crackdown on cryptoasset promotions: FCA’s new guidance for the industry

The Financial Conduct Authority has published its finalised non-handbook guidance on cryptoasset financial promotions. It seeks to remedy common issues with cryptoasset financial promotions, such as marketing claims about safety, security or ease of use without highlighting risks and risk warnings not being visible enough
04 December 2023

'A Turbulent Year': Care Quality Commission Publishes the 2023 State of Care Report

The CQC has published its 2023 State of Care Report, providing a nuanced and holistic view of challenges faced by the health and social care system in England
04 December 2023

Health Tech Series: Health Tech and Personal Data

In this third briefing of our Health Tech series, our team considers the scope of health data, the benefits of sharing personal data and the consequences of non-compliance of relevant legislation
01 December 2023

Checkmate: Chess Grandmaster’s £730,000 Repayment Order in Pension Fraud

Whilst extraordinary on its facts, this decision of the Pensions Ombudsman’s Pensions Dishonesty Unit highlights the importance of key principles of responsible trusteeship, as well as the need for vigilance against pension liberation schemes and unauthorised payments.

30 November 2023

Employment law updates: important changes for employers

Employment and business immigration updates covering legislation changes, new regulations and legal cases. Important updates for employers, HR professionals and in-house lawyers
30 November 2023

An introduction to and current issues facing investment platforms

The platform sector has grown rapidly over recent years and is likely to continue in this way. The FCA has intense focus on ensuring that the very highest of standards apply in an environment where consumers can invest with confidence, understand the risks they face and are clear about the availability of regulatory protections if things go wrong
28 November 2023

Tommee Tippee successfully defends breast pump design infringement claim brought by Elvie

This case provides useful guidance on the correct approach, including the parameters for comparison, to be taken before assessing registered design infringement
28 November 2023

Appeal decision finds HARIBO's gummy bear figurative trade mark distinctive

Haribo has successfully appealed the EUIPO’s decision that the gummy bear trade mark lacked distinctive character
24 November 2023

The Autumn Statement 2023 – Much Ado About Nothing for private clients?

There had been rumours of seismic changes to UK inheritance tax (perhaps even full abolition), together with reductions in income tax rates and stamp duty land tax.
23 November 2023

Case update: What to do when your IT provider can't deliver

The recent case of Topalsson GmbH v Rolls-Royce sets out some key considerations for customers when preparing and entering into agreements for IT services
21 November 2023
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