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UK legislates for a future of driverless and electric cars

Out Law News Feed - 3 hours 47 min ago
New legislation designed to support the use of electric and driverless cars has been proposed by the UK government.

Survey reveals lack of awareness of GDPR among company directors

Out Law News Feed - 4 hours 34 min ago
Two in five company directors in the UK do not know whether new EU data protection laws will apply to their business, a new survey has found.

CC London managing partner Bickerton to step down at end of the year

Legal Week rss Feed - 6 hours 14 min ago
Magic circle firm poised to appoint successor as City head's second term comes to an end

Regulation round-up October 2017

FCA - 6 hours 45 min ago
Regulation round-up is our monthly email to all regulated firms, updating you on the latest news that affects your sector.

Legal advice for £4.99? New online service launches with input from Macfarlanes, Withers and Farrers

Legal Week rss Feed - 6 hours 48 min ago
Shoosmiths also among firms providing content for new site providing cut-price answers to frequently asked legal questions

EU-US Privacy Shield passes first annual review

Out Law News Feed - 7 hours 9 min ago
The European Commission has endorsed the EU-US Privacy Shield following the first annual review of the framework.

Legal ombudsman accounts 'draw line under past issues'

Law Gazette News - 7 hours 30 min ago

Chair of Office for Legal Complaints says 2016-17 report and accounts are an important milestone.

Insurers welcome calls to delay introduction of Insurance Distribution Directive

Out Law News Feed - 8 hours 8 min ago
Trade bodies for UK and EU insurers have welcomed calls by a European parliamentary committee to delay the introduction of the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) until October 2018, almost eight months later than planned.

Australia's 'technology neutral' energy policy change will benefit storage, says expert

Out Law News Feed - 8 hours 11 min ago
Battery storage technology looks set to benefit from a package of energy market reforms put forward by the Australian government, an expert has said.

FCA launches new initiative for asset managers seeking authorisation

Out Law News Feed - 8 hours 15 min ago
New asset management firms seeking entry to the market will be able to benefit from additional resources and assistance before, during and after the authorisation process, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced.

Public access barrister sanctioned for third time in six months

Law Gazette News - 8 hours 19 min ago

Oliver White fined £500 for ’failing to cooperate’ with Bar Standards Board.

Revealed: Slater and Gordon spent £31.7m scrutinising Quindell figures

Law Gazette News - 8 hours 25 min ago

Defence filing also reveals that Quindell initially asked for up to £1.2bn for professional services business.

Freshfields advises on €19bn counterbid for Spanish toll road operator Abertis

Legal Week rss Feed - 8 hours 55 min ago
Magic circle firm wins mandate as German construction group challenges €16.3bn offer from Italy's Atlantia

Innovation, client crossover or just a growth play - what would a Bryan Cave merger bring to BLP?

Legal Week rss Feed - 9 hours 15 min ago
What does the proposed Bryan Cave tie-up offer for BLP, beyond a 'merge until you're mega' strategy?

Goodwin takes Paul Hastings private equity partner duo for Hong Kong office

Legal Week rss Feed - 10 hours 1 min ago
Former Fried Frank duo join Goodwin's Hong Kong base after spell at Paul Hastings

Employment tribunals missing targets and haemorrhaging judges

Law Gazette News - 10 hours 28 min ago

User group meeting exposes concerns while government remains tight-lipped on reimbursement scheme.

Review of debt management sector gets underway

FCA - 10 hours 45 min ago
We are undertaking a thematic review of the debt management sector, in line with the commitment in our 2017/18 Business Plan.  

Solicitor 'thoroughly embarrassed' by PI claims dishonesty

Law Gazette News - 10 hours 49 min ago

Lancashire litigator agrees strike-off for faking signatures and noting an incorrect date on a claim form.

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