All Insights

Dispute resolution

High Court rules on substantial modification test in the UK Public Contract Regulations

Judgment considers when changes are substantial and need to be in a 'safe harbour' to proceed without new procurement
Regulatory Outlook

Competition | UK Regulatory Outlook April 2023

First references to SAU | Arrival of the Digital Markets Unit | Digital Markets Act Implementing Regulations adopted
Competition, antitrust and trade

The future of leniency: Reconciling public and private antitrust enforcement in the EU

In a Competition Law Insight for Lloyd's List Intelligence, Thomas Funke argues that leniency is alive and kicking
Retail and Consumer

Polish consumer watchdog has an eye on unfair complaint processes and future AI use

Entrepreneurs should remember that the complaint procedure may not limit consumer rights
Competition, antitrust and trade

EU to screen outbound investment in sensitive markets and sectors

EU Commission President announces targeted outbound investment screening while European countries continue to target inbound investment that is a risk
Competition, antitrust and trade

New UK legislation envisages powerful digital markets regime and significant reform to consumer law

The UK competition and consumer authority will be given new powers to regulate the tech sector as well as stronger
Dark Patterns

Permanent promotions mislead consumers, says Poland's consumer protection watchdog

Promotions cannot be advertised without time limits as it can create a false impression in consumers and constitute dark pattern
Competition, antitrust and trade

How is the UK National Security and Investment Act shaping up in its second year?

Businesses need to understand the NSIA's reach, applicability and filings that are made under its rules
Intellectual property

UK sets out the new Science and Technology Framework

Government growth ambitions for critical technologies including AI and future telecoms require regulatory clarity
Regulatory Outlook

Competition | UK Regulatory Outlook March 2023

UK sustainability guidance | NSIA – one year on
ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance

Playing fair to save the planet: when UK and EU competition law meets sustainability

How competition law is adapting to the growing demand for sustainable business collaborations
Regulatory and compliance

Europe steps up 'greenwashing' vigilance with new directive proposal

What does a Green Claims Directive mean for business and what is the regulatory 'state of play' in Europe and