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As smart devices become more and more integral to our personal day to day lives, the cyber-security risks to our data and privacy are also becoming more personal.
The results of Part 2 of the Law Commissions’ joint consultation into the regulation of automated vehicles, “emphasised how uncertain the future has become, and how regulation must be sufficiently flexible to deal with a wide variety of eventualities.”
Whatever the jurisdiction, companies should be adequately prepared to initiate a robust product recall.
On 13 February 2020, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) published guidance on the regulation of products for consumption containing cannabidiol (CBD).
Case review 04/05/2020
In a reminder of the scrutiny to which the courts will use when reviewing costs budgets, the High Court has rejected an application by group litigation claimants to retrospectively revise a previously approved costs budget and reduced a future budget by more than half.
Financial Conduct Authority has announced it intends to ask the courts to rule on whether a ‘representative sample of the most frequently used’ BI policy wording provide cover for COVID-19 related losses.
With the UK Government calling on organisations from a variety of industries to help solve the country’s COVID-19 ventilator shortage, we explore what organisations should consider when considering manufacturing ventilators.
Case review 18/02/2020
On 6 February 2020, the Advocate General’s Opinion in RB v TÜV Rheinland LGA Products and Allianz IARD was announced. The Advocate General opined that Article 18 of the TFEU does not preclude an insurance clause limiting cover to harm caused in the territory where the policy was issued.
Kennedys backs combination of criminal and regulatory regimes to help build confidence in driverless public transport
We have recommended that new criminal offences dealing with cyber-attacks on buses, taxis and other forms of public transport will be needed as the technology emerges, in our response to a Law Commission consultation. We have also said operators of driverless public transport should take personal responsibility for their safety as part of the protections needed to build consumer confidence in the concept.