All Insights

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
Retail and Consumer

Polish consumer watchdog targets e-commerce in the entertainment industry 

Companies must pay attention to whether they communicate online with the consumer in a comprehensive manner
Employment and pensions

UK Employment Law Coffee Break

Welcome to our latest Coffee Break looking at the legal and practical developments for UK employers
Regulatory Outlook

Competition | UK Regulatory Outlook February 2023

CMA guidance on competition law and employment | CMA horizontal agreement guidance consultation | Housebuilding market study
Dark Patterns

Dark patterns and sustainability remain a target for Poland's consumer protection authority

Entrepreneurs in Poland need to be aware that consumer protection probes and proceedings are not slowing down

How is international rivalry driving green industrial policy? The European response to the US Inflation Reduction Act

The Act has fundamentally changed the terms of debate on clean energy funding and supply chains in the US and

Enforcement risks mount in Germany for comparison and intermediary platforms

German watchdog is pursuing misleading behaviour and lack of transparency on ranking, reviews and market coverage
Intellectual property

Long-arm jurisdiction: how remedies can extend to non-UPC states

UPC jurisdiction may be broader than it first appeared but questions remain about its reach over third-state defendants
Intellectual property

UPC action points: opting out of the EU's Unified Patent Court

Attitudes towards UPC opt-outs will depend on the proprietor and their patents but options should be weighed up now
Regulatory Outlook

Regulated procurement | UK Regulatory Outlook January 2023

Procurement Bill | Standing of campaign groups to challenge procurements may be further clarified | Supreme Court decision awaited in
Regulatory and compliance

CMA investigations to extend to consumer product 'green' claims in UK

Ongoing drive to tackle greenwashing and misleading claims means businesses - including food, toiletries, cosmetics and cleaning products - should