Articles and Updates

rw2We are a nation of food lovers, but how many of us fully appreciate the intellectual property and innovation involved in the process from field to fork? The food industry is a complex matrix combining agriculture, food processing, food packaging, storage and distribution and retail. Rachel Warren, Senior Associate provides further insight.

New and existing buildings will be required to provide electric vehicle charging infrastructure under proposals put forward in a consultation document recently published by the Department for Transport.

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The Certification Regime applies to individuals who perform a Certification Function. It is being introduced to cover those people whose jobs have a potentially big impact on customers, markets or the firm, but who are not Senior Managers. Laura Autiero, associate, provides further insight.

cnpc5The EU trade mark regime is a first to file system and is therefore very different to some other jurisdictions such as the US in which the applicant must have an intention to use the trade mark before it can secure a valid registered trade mark. Charlene Nelson, Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and Paul Cox, Partner, provide further insight.

RICHARDS Steven 3x3 2019ad3Banks will often face difficult decisions when customer accounts are suspected of being used for fraud or money laundering offences. Steven Richards, partner and Adam Davies, paralegal provide further insight.

Site inspections. Surveys. Slick marketing videos. Is there anything drones can't do?

DICKENS Terence 3x3RICHARDS Steven 3x3 2019HUGHES Alan 3x3Investors who have lost money as a result of the negligent or fraudulent actions of an appointed representative (AR) firm will often seek to hold the relevant FCA regulated principal firm to account in the context of seeking redress – often because the principal will have the deepest pockets. Terence Dickens, legal director, Steven Richards, partner and Alan Hughes, partner provide further insight.


UK law firm Foot Anstey have partnered with polling and market research agency Survation to understand employment issues in the retail sector. You can see the findings below.