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Consumer Rights Act – contracts for goods, services and digital content

United Kingdom - April 17 2015 A new Consumer Rights Act, which will streamline key consumer rights covering contracts for goods, services, digital content and the law relating to…

Co-authors: Tony Dempster, Philip Pfeffer.


Consultation on new sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences

United Kingdom - December 12 2014 The Sentencing Council for England and Wales has launched a consultation on new guidelines to be used by courts when passing sentence for corporate…

Co-authors: Patrick Tumelty, David Bennett.


High Court provides guidance on the handling of pre-Inquest Review Hearings in coronial proceedings

United Kingdom - February 19 2014 In a judgment handed down on 5 February (Brown v Coroner for Norfolk and Chief Constable of Norfolk Constabulary [2014] EWHC 187 Admin) the High…

Co-authors: Julie Vaughan, Patrick Tumelty.


Court of Appeal rules on factors to be taken into account when setting fines for large corporate defendants

United Kingdom - January 29 2014 In a judgment handed down on 17 January (R v Sellafield Ltd; R v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd [2014] EWCA Crim 49), the Court of Appeal upheld…

Co-authors: Julie Vaughan, David Bennett.


Consumer goods: update

Africa, European Union, United Kingdom - March 18 2013 As part of its Alcohol Strategy, published in March 2012, the UK Government has recently consulted on proposed policies, including a minimum until…

Co-authors: André Pretorius, Gillian Fairfield, Susan Black, Andrew Lidbetter.

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