Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC:  Some failings highlighted by investigation of Lancashire detention incident – (IPCC:  Investigation finds a number of failures in a Metropolitan Police Service investigation into an assault with a firearm ~ Statements from IPCC, Operation Resolve and CPS following conclusion of Hillsborough inquests ~ IPCC begins investigation after man injured at Lincolnshire railway station)

ICO:  One year on – change to nuisance marketing law leads to £2m in fines

NAO:  Transforming Rehabilitation

DCMS:  Cold callers to be forced to display phone numbers under new Government plans

Electoral Commission statement on allegations regarding Conservative Party spending return for 2015 General Election

Ofgem:  ScottishPower to pay £18m for customer service failings

CMA to vary Rough undertakings – (CMA:  Review of merger undertakings given before 1 January 2006 ~ CMA: North-east lawyers asked to help competition law awareness ~ CMA to consider Breedon undertakings ~ CMA:  Bathroom supplier fined £826,000 for restricting online prices ~ CMA:  Groceries promotions to be clearer for shoppers ~ CMA:  Energy trading software merger faces in-depth investigation ~ CMA:  Barclays breach leads to apology and refund for PPI customers ~ CMA publishes second annual concurrency report ~
CMA:  Pharmacy sales could resolve merger concerns)

FRC: Revised UK Corporate Governance Code, Guidance on Audit Committees, and Auditing & Ethical Standards – (FRC publishes Plan & Budget for 2016/17)

FCA proposes measures to improve the effectiveness of UK primary listed debt markets – (FCA proposes measures to improve the effectiveness of UK primary listed debt markets)

PC&PE:  MoD must be subject to Corporate Manslaughter charges, Committee says

NCA:  “We now officially gangsters” - crime group imported lethal arsenal of automatic weapons – (NCA:  Three arrested over helicopter drug smuggling attempt ~ NCA:  Phone evidence snares money laundering & drugs gang ~ NCA:  Disgraced Russian banker hands over Mayfair property)

Legal Aid agency:  Civil news: change to standard cost limits in family law cases

MI5 in top 50 employers for women – (MI5:  Drive-by plotters sentenced to life

techUK:  Delivering Justice in a Digital Age

TUC: The Trade Union Bill heads for a crunch date in the Commons