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The SRA's proposals for the use of its new fining powers

United Kingdom - September 29 2022 The SRA has recently acquired increased fining powers (with effect from July 2022). They are currently consulting on their new approach to imposing…

(Establishing a) Line of duty - Miller v Irwin Mitchell

United Kingdom - September 27 2022 The recent decision in the High Court case of Miller v Irwin Mitchell (2022) EWHC 2252 (Ch) has provided a helpful guide to the often complex question…

Carnegie-Brown: Sector not yet fully utilising green investment potential

United Kingdom - September 26 2022 Lloyd’s chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown has said the (re)insurance sector could better utilise its role as an institutional investor to support green…

Canada’s Harper: Net-zero by 2050 virtually “unachievable” at current pace of change

Global, United Kingdom - September 26 2022 Too heavy a focus on national net-zero strategies and a lack of transparency around how global environmental goals are to be achieved could lead to a…

Carnegie-Brown offers olive branch to eco-activists

Global, United Kingdom - September 22 2022 Lloyd’s chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown has offered an olive branch to the environmental activists who disrupted the near-350-year-old market this year…

Insurers must “speak truth to power” on climate change: Canada’s former PM Harper

Global, United Kingdom - September 22 2022 Canada’s former prime minister has said the global (re)insurance industry has a critical role in speaking “truth to power” when it comes to tackling…

MOJ plans to impose compulsory mediation for all County Court claims

United Kingdom - August 30 2022 The Ministry of Justice has announced plans to impose compulsory mediation (currently a 1-hour telephone call) in small claims and, eventually, in all…

Court of Appeal confirms that conditional fee arrangements do not give rise to implied duty of good faith

United Kingdom - August 23 2022 The Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court decision that conditional fee agreements (CFAs) do not imply a duty of good faith on the part of the…

Municipio de Mariana-v-BHP - the evolution of environmental group litigation in the English courts

United Kingdom - July 28 2022 Earlier this month, the Court of Appeal handed down its much-awaited decision in Municipio de Mariana -v- BHP. This was an appeal by over 200,000…

Product law bulletin - July 2022

United Kingdom - July 26 2022 With the support of the OPSS, the British Standards Institution (BSI) have recently published PAS 7050: 2022 and 7100: 2022 which came into force on…