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What makes a price excessive? The CAT weighs in on Pfizer and Flynn Pharma’s pricing

The Competition Appeal Tribunal has partially annulled the Competition and Markets Authority’s decision to fine Pfizer and Flynn Pharma for abuse of dominance by imposing excessive prices.
10 July 2018

US trade barriers: the developing impact and international response

Following the announcement of US trade tariffs on steel and aluminium, we make some observations on the impacts on supply chains and consumers of growing trade barriers.
22 June 2018

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Burges Salmon advises Northampton Borough Council on new environmental services contract

Following a competitive bidding process, Northampton Borough Council has awarded its new environmental services contract to Veolia.
12 June 2018

Written contracts: informal variations just got more difficult to enforce

'No oral variation' clauses are legally effective according to the Supreme Court in Rock Advertising v MWB.
31 May 2018

Capacity Market Rules: proposed changes

This article summarises key proposed changes to the Capacity Market Rules and looks forward to the upcoming reviews of the Capacity Market by Ofgem and BEIS.

01 May 2018

Environmental civil sanctions for offshore oil and gas

The government is proposing the introduction of civil sanctions for offshore oil and gas companies that breach environmental law.
23 January 2018

Manifest error case dismissed after seven year procedural history

The case of R (Hersi & Co Solicitors) v Lord Chancellor has finally been decided, seven years after judicial review proceedings were first issued in the Administrative Court.
16 November 2017

Reducing heat emissions: opportunities for businesses

Heat emissions are a key area of focus in the government’s much-awaited Clean Growth Strategy. We consider the key opportunities for businesses in this sector.
13 November 2017

Two-stage tendering for developers: panacea or project management tool?

Developers should consider a number of factors when deciding whether to adopt a two-stage tendering strategy.  
18 August 2017

The Modern Slavery Act – making a statement in the construction industry

The Modern Slavery Act is an important step forward when addressing the problem of human trafficking and forced labour in the construction industry. 
05 May 2017

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Burges Salmon advises MoD on £1.4bn submarine contract

The firm’s projects team has advised the UK Ministry of Defence on a £1.4 billion contract with BAE Systems to deliver the next Astute class submarine to the Royal Navy.

25 April 2017

NEC3 contracts – how to maintain a Risk Register

Risk Registers are commonly misunderstood. We explain how to use and maintain a risk register in the administration of an NEC3 contract.
19 April 2017
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