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In Theory - GM Crops

With the increasingly negative perception of GM products, what impact would a Welsh Government ban on GM crops entering Wales from England have?
25 June 2015

Court of Appeal: HSE right to issue Prohibition Notice without recipient proof to contrary

A health and safety inspector has won her appeal against a decision of the Administrative Court  which quashed a prohibition notice she had served on Rotary Yorkshire Limited in December 2012.
19 June 2015

Publication

Sentencing for breaches of Health and Safety by very large organisations

Sentencing guidelines for safety and environmental breaches are changing and are likely to increase for large organisations. Case law is now indicating the practical effect of these changes.
16 June 2015

Publication

Conarken reaffirmed: negligent drivers liable to pay for rail network delays

Drivers (namely insurers) of road vehicles are liable for Network Rail’s TAC Schedule 8 loss if they negligently damage rail track or other installations and cause consequential TOC delays.
11 June 2015

Publication

European Court says food packaging cannot contain images of food not in the ingredients

The European Court of Justice has said that if food or drink packaging contains images of ingredients that are not in the product this will likely "mislead" consumers and thus fall foul of EU law.
08 June 2015

Publication

Serious Crime Act 2015 provides protection from civil liability

Section 37 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 which came into force on 1 June 2015 is likely to be welcomed by those operating in the regulated sector. We take a closer look.
08 June 2015

UK competition law: Court of Appeal rocks the boat in Eurotunnel/SeaFrance case

The Court of Appeal has upheld an appeal brought by SCOP against the decision of the Competition and Market Authority (CMA) on jurisdiction in the Eurotunnel/SeaFrance merger. 
04 June 2015

Publication

Moseley revisited: Public Consultation may not need to set out alternative options

We look at R (Angharad Morris and Donna Thomas) v Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council which considers the scope of Moseley in the duty to give information on alternative options in consultations.
03 June 2015

Publication

Kidnap and Ransom Policies

Recent changes in legislation have put beyond doubt that businesses will be very unlikely to be able to claim indemnity under a kidnap and ransom policy where there is possible terrorist involvement.
01 June 2015

Publication

General Court dismisses appeal to register SKYPE as a community trade mark

The General Court of the European Union has handed down its judgment in Skype’s appeal in relation to the registration of SKYPE as a community trade mark. 
27 May 2015

Publication

Challenging Accelerated Payment Notices

The High Court has refused to order injunctions preventing HMRC from issuing accelerated payment notices or enforcing existing APNs.
22 May 2015

Publication

Over privileged and under investigation: SFO challenges use of privilege

The SFO has expressed dissatisfaction with businesses that use legal privilege as a defence against disclosing documentation while under investigation and vows to challenge this in the Courts.
22 May 2015

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