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What can we learn from failings in the disclosure process in the UK?
  • Arthur Cox
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • December 13 2018

Failings in the disclosure process in the UK have attracted much media attention recently, following the collapse of a number of high-profile


Miller v The Metropolitan Police
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2018

The Claimant, Mr Miller, brought claims for assault, false imprisonment and malicious prosecution against the Met Police arising out of an incident


Second Circuit Continues To Scrutinize Drug Trafficking Offenses After Townsend
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2018

The Second Circuit has once again confronted the issue of what is a “controlled substance” for purposes of sentencing enhancements under the



Seeds of failure in Tesco trial were clear from start
  • Corker Binning
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2018

If the case reaches that stage, it generally denotes that it was a proper and respectable one to bring. However, a dismissal of a prosecution case by


Eradicating Modern Slavery: How the new Modern Slavery Act affects your organisation
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 12 2018

The Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Act) was passed by the Australian Federal Parliament on 29 November 2018. It will take effect on a date to be proclaimed


Arbitrators no longer face criminal liability: new section 257 UAE Penal Code
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 11 2018

In a move sure to be welcomed by arbitrators and the wider legal community in the UAE, Federal Decree Law 24 of 2018 has amended Article 257


Upcoming Criminal Code Changes Its Effects on Entering Canada
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • December 10 2018

On December 18, 2018, Canada will begin imposing tough new penalties on those who drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including


Ukraine further improves rules of criminal procedure to eliminate unlawful pressure on business
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • Ukraine
  • December 10 2018

The Law No. 2548-VIII dated 18.09.2018 On Amending Criminal Procedure Code Regarding Improvement of Ensuring Rights of Participants of Criminal


Eastenders explores rape: Part 4 - what happens when someone is accused of rape?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2018

In this blog series, we have explored the concept of consent, the making of a complaint of rape from the perspective of the victim and what happens to