Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC appeals for witnesses to Llanelli incident – (Findings issued from IPCC investigation into Gwent Police contact with the Buckley family before fatal house fire)


Independent investigation into the activity of Jimmy Savile at Stoke Mandeville Hospital


HMRC confirms HSBC Suisse bank data can now be shared with other law enforcement agencies & regulators, for the purposes of pursuing criminal offences


HO:  Anti-money laundering taskforce unveiled – (Home Secretary announces investigation into collapsed police trial)


CMA to look in detail at Stagecoach proposed undertakings – (CMA finalises proposals to lower payday loan costs ~ CMA publishes issues statement for Sonoco / Weidenhammer inquiry ~ CMA confirms hospital merger referral for an in-depth phase 2 investigation ~ CMA seeks information on online reviews & endorsements)


BIS:  UK government to improve protection for businesses against groundless IP threats


LGA:  Metal thefts down by a third


FCA sets out approach to Non-Executive Directors and the Senior Managers Regime – (FCA fines Aviva Investors £17.6m for systems & controls failings that led to its failure to manage conflicts of interest fairly ~


NCA:  Return to News Warning over computer attack as NCA leads operation to take down servers - malware known to have infected tens of thousands of computers in the UK – (NCA:  Cash, cars & property worth £4.5m will be handed to the NCA as part of a Civil Recovery Order made at the High Court)


MoJ:  Courtroom communications experts to double


New law to strengthen the regulation & inspection of social care in Wales unveiled


Vulnerable domestic workers must be protected by the Modern Slavery Bill, says TUC


ScotGov:  Legal Writings Law passes Stage 3


WO:  Additional powers for Wales - what happens next? - The UK Government has published the St David's Day agreement which provides a blueprint to create a more stable, clearer & long lasting Welsh devolution settlement


Inspectorate of Prosecution report is ‘a wake-up call’ for Scottish Government, says FDA


HMT:  £1bn payout for Equitable Life policyholders through the Equitable Life Payments Scheme


DCMS:  Government cracks down on nuisance calling companies


ICO welcomes changes to help target nuisance callers & spam texters – (ICO fines insurance firm after hacked card details used for fraud)