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Court declines jurisdiction over claims against UK company for alleged harms by third party supplier

December 18, 2023

English High Court declined to exercise jurisdiction over claims against Dyson related to the alleged forced labour practices of a Malaysian supplier.

Court of Appeal refuses permission to appeal in ClientEarth shareholder action

December 01, 2023

In the latest development in ClientEarth’s attempt to bring a shareholder action on behalf of Shell plc against its directors, the Court of Appeal has refused its application for permission to appeal the earlier decisions of the High Court.

Horizon Scanning: Investigations and Enforcement

November 23, 2023

The regulation and investigation teams reflect on the key trends and developments in 2023 for financial crime enforcement, and look ahead to 2024 to predict developments affecting organisations doing business in the UK will include.

Online Safety Bill receives Royal Assent

November 09, 2023

Discussing the new Online Safety Act 2023.

Judicial review reform and climate change/ESG actions: Risks to your business?

July 03, 2023

Considering some of the changes introduced by the Judicial Review and Courts Act 2022, what they may mean for climate change related judicial review proceedings and how the courts have dealt with recent judicial review proceedings in this area.