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Gavin Irwin and Merry van Woodenberg explore recent developments in the field of financial and trade sanctions

Belarus sanctions: the political context and likely future development The government of Belarus...

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Denials, insight and sanction – the effect of denials on sanction

In Haydar Al Nageim v GMC [2021] EWHC 877 (Admin) the High Court visited, for the fourth time in...

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Assessing credibility and the limits of demeanour – Khan v GMC [2021] EWHC 374 (Admin)

Last year in Dutta v GMC [2020] EWHC 1974 (Admin), Warby J found the Tribunal's reasoning contained...

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Review or rehearing? Sastry & Okpara v GMC and the difference between s. 40 and s. 40A

What – if anything – is the difference between an appeal brought by the GMC under s. 40A of the...

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Factual findings made by the criminal court: Achina v General Pharmaceutical Council [2021] EWHC 415 (Admin)

Cases involving a criminal conviction are superficially straightforward, but the process of...

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An expert free for all: Bux v GMC [2021] EWHC 762 (Admin)

Dr Bux produced expert medical reports on “an industrial scale” to support insurance claims....

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Are work related Covid 19 deaths going unreported?

Under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (‘RIDDOR’)...

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Sanctions for supporter disorder loom over the big six in the wake of the doomed European Super League project.

The events at Old Trafford suggest that an immediate consequence of the (so-called) ‘big six’...

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The Court of Appeal restates a robust approach to secondary parties in homicide cases.

Two recent Court of Appeal cases demonstrate the robust approach taken by the Court to secondary...

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‘Big Tech Beware’

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruption and immeasurable change to the lives of most...

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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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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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Cryptocurrency – As the CPS prepares for a surge in fraud, the FCA begins to regulate

Cryptocurrency fraud Cryptocurrency is nothing new; Bitcoin was first created back in 2009....

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Gavin Irwin and Merry van Woodenberg explore recent developments in the field of financial and trade sanctions

Belarus sanctions: the political context and likely future development The government of Belarus...

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Blog Criminal Regulatory

Are work related Covid 19 deaths going unreported?

Under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (‘RIDDOR’)...

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Blog Sports Law

Sanctions for supporter disorder loom over the big six in the wake of the doomed European Super League project.

The events at Old Trafford suggest that an immediate consequence of the (so-called) ‘big six’...

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The Court of Appeal restates a robust approach to secondary parties in homicide cases.

Two recent Court of Appeal cases demonstrate the robust approach taken by the Court to secondary...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

‘Big Tech Beware’

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruption and immeasurable change to the lives of most...

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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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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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Gavin Irwin and Merry van Woodenberg explore recent developments in the field of financial and trade sanctions

Belarus sanctions: the political context and likely future development The government of Belarus...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Professional Discipline

Denials, insight and sanction – the effect of denials on sanction

In Haydar Al Nageim v GMC [2021] EWHC 877 (Admin) the High Court visited, for the fourth time in...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Assessing credibility and the limits of demeanour – Khan v GMC [2021] EWHC 374 (Admin)

Last year in Dutta v GMC [2020] EWHC 1974 (Admin), Warby J found the Tribunal's reasoning contained...

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Review or rehearing? Sastry & Okpara v GMC and the difference between s. 40 and s. 40A

What – if anything – is the difference between an appeal brought by the GMC under s. 40A of the...

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Factual findings made by the criminal court: Achina v General Pharmaceutical Council [2021] EWHC 415 (Admin)

Cases involving a criminal conviction are superficially straightforward, but the process of...

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An expert free for all: Bux v GMC [2021] EWHC 762 (Admin)

Dr Bux produced expert medical reports on “an industrial scale” to support insurance claims....

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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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