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Cycling in turmoil?

On 19 March 2021, Dr Richard Freeman, the former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor, was...

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‘We are what we do’: NatWest in the dock

NatWest’s board must be hoping that the Bank’s advertising slogan doesn’t prove to be...

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Costs – further implications in private prosecutions

Private Prosecutions Blog: Tuesday 9th March 2021 The Government’s response[1] to the Justice...

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The competing rights of women in sport

On International Women’s Day, Chris Foulkes and Hannah Thomas examine the case of Mokgadi Caster...

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Insolvencies, Pensions and Prosecutions

The Pension Schemes Act 2021 (PSA) received Royal Assent on 11 February 2021, after a long journey...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Remote hearings and dishonesty

Bilta v SVS Securities and others [2021] EWHC 36 (Ch) The third national lockdown has seen a...

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Conditional Discharges in regulatory proceedings

GOsC v Wray [2020] EWHC 3409 (Admin) How should regulators deal with professionals convicted of...

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When does inappropriate behaviour in the workplace amount to harassment?

PSA v HCPC and Leonard Ren-Yi Yong [2021] EWHC 52 (Admin) In a recent appeal, the Professional...

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Interfering with the Tribunal’s discretion?

PSA v GMC and Dighton [2020] EWHC 3122 (Admin) Before the Medical Practitioners’ Tribunal Dr...

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Medical notes: a presumption of accuracy?

The status of medical records is a key consideration in many regulatory cases. It may often be...

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Does Sport have a problem with Human Trafficking?

The news that Amad Diallo, Manchester United’s recent teenage signing from Atalanta in Serie A,...

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Articles Professional Discipline

R (on the application of Maughan) v. Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2020] UKSC 46

In the landmark ruling of R (on the application of Maughan) v. Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for...

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Gavin Irwin reviews the recent surge in enforcement activity at the Financial Conduct Authority

After Konstantin Vishnyak’s acquittal at Southwark Crown Court, on 28 September 2020, for...

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Articles Private Prosecution

2 Hare Court Private Prosecution Newsflash

Justice Select Committee Report Published – Safeguards in Private Prosecutions Gavin Irwin...

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HBOS: The final chapter?

HBOS: The final chapter? Introduction Back in late February, a hearing at the Court of Appeal...

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The importance of giving reasons

R. (on the application of Lewis) v Senior Coroner for North West Kent [2020] 2 WLUK 180 This recent...

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The poison pen letter

Soni v General Pharmaceutical Council [2020] EWHC 348 (Admin) Patient A attended a pharmacy,...

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Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") issue statement regarding disclosure and transparency

The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) has recently issued a statement reminding listed...

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The New SRA Standards and Regulations: a StaR is Born

Gavin Irwin and Helen Lavery review the demise of the SRA Handbook On 25th November 2019, the...

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Unprecedented: Adverse Inferences in Regulatory Proceedings

R (Kuzmin) v General Medical Council [2019] EWHC 2129 (Admin) In a dramatic new development,...

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Court of Appeal Takes a Swipe at “Culture of Adjournment” Approach in Regulatory Proceedings

A doctor who voluntarily absents himself from his fitness to practise hearing cannot expect that the...

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A Tale of Two Leaks

Gavin Williamson, Sir Kim Darroch, and the Official Secrets Act 1989 Introduction One...

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Fraud during the pandemic: might the government amend its Online Safety Bill?

The Covid pandemic has proven exceptionally lucrative for fraudsters. Statistics measuring the scale...

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Blog Sports Law

Cycling in turmoil?

On 19 March 2021, Dr Richard Freeman, the former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor, was...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

‘We are what we do’: NatWest in the dock

NatWest’s board must be hoping that the Bank’s advertising slogan doesn’t prove to be...

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Blog Private Prosecution

Costs – further implications in private prosecutions

Private Prosecutions Blog: Tuesday 9th March 2021 The Government’s response[1] to the Justice...

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Blog Sports Law

The competing rights of women in sport

On International Women’s Day, Chris Foulkes and Hannah Thomas examine the case of Mokgadi Caster...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

Insolvencies, Pensions and Prosecutions

The Pension Schemes Act 2021 (PSA) received Royal Assent on 11 February 2021, after a long journey...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services
Blog Sports Law

Does Sport have a problem with Human Trafficking?

The news that Amad Diallo, Manchester United’s recent teenage signing from Atalanta in Serie A,...

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Ivey and legal certainty in rate-rigging prosecutions

In Bermingham & Anor[1], the Court of Appeal (Fulford LJ V-P, Cutts J and Sir Nicholas Blake)...

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Paul Renteurs considers whether new US anti-doping legislation is likely to lead to similar measures in the UK or elsewhere.

Awaiting its final sign-off from the President of the United States, the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act...

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DPA Update: Airline Services Limited

In a judgement handed down at Southwark Crown Court on 30 October 2020, May J approved the terms of...

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The Risks of Social Media in Sport

Since the advent of social media, the list of those who have fallen from grace through ill-advised...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Remote hearings and dishonesty

Bilta v SVS Securities and others [2021] EWHC 36 (Ch) The third national lockdown has seen a...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Conditional Discharges in regulatory proceedings

GOsC v Wray [2020] EWHC 3409 (Admin) How should regulators deal with professionals convicted of...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

When does inappropriate behaviour in the workplace amount to harassment?

PSA v HCPC and Leonard Ren-Yi Yong [2021] EWHC 52 (Admin) In a recent appeal, the Professional...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Interfering with the Tribunal’s discretion?

PSA v GMC and Dighton [2020] EWHC 3122 (Admin) Before the Medical Practitioners’ Tribunal Dr...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Medical notes: a presumption of accuracy?

The status of medical records is a key consideration in many regulatory cases. It may often be...

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Newsletters Criminal Regulatory

Regulating the fast fashion industry: what does the future hold?

On 24th  September 2020 the Independent Review into the boohoo Group PLC’s[1] Leicester supply...

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The increased risks of work-related stress

It will be of no surprise to anyone that in the last year work-related stress was found to be on the...

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Newsletters Criminal Regulatory

The Fatal Incident

On the morning of 3 July 2019, railway track workers Gareth Delbridge and Michael Lewis were struck...

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Developments in the Cannabis Regulatory Field

A Shifting Landscape The cultural and legal landscape for cannabis has shifted significantly in...

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Newsletters Private Prosecution

2020: The Year in Review

2020 was a year book ended by key judgments on costs in private prosecutions in which the courts...

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Newsletters Private Prosecution

Brexit Means Brexit? The Private Prosecution of Foreign Defendants in the Post Covid and Post Brexit World

The Criminal Justice Act 1993 provides for wide rules of jurisdiction in prosecutions for...

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Private Prosecutions and the Public Interest

Preliminaries Those contemplating bringing a private prosecution may (and those instructed to...

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