Commercial Awareness

Law Firms & The Battle Against Sanctions

May 2, 2024

The UK sanctions regime presents a twofold challenge for law firms in abiding by sanctions, as well as advising their clients about them.

Scotland’s New Hate Crime Law

Explore Scotland's new hate crime law, tackling hatred based on protected characteristics, its controversies, safeguards, and impact on free speech and societal values.

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Scotland Scrapping Climate Targets: What You Need to Know

April 24, 2024

Discover the pivotal decision altering Scotland's climate trajectory as they scrap 2030 targets, questioning their commitment to combatting climate change.

The Moral, Ethical and Legal Terrain of Assisted Dying

Explore the ethical and legal complexities of assisted dying, from UK legislation to global perspectives. Join the conversation on autonomy, compassion, and end-of-life care.

US-China Tensions Grow Over Electric Cars

April 23, 2024

Recent developments are pointing towards an increasing tension between American officials over importing Chinese electric cars.

Microsoft Opening London Office for AI Development

April 17, 2024

Microsoft has announced plans to open a new AI-focused office in London – posing a number of legal questions around this ongoing trend.

The UK Spring Budget 2024

April 10, 2024

Dive into the UK Budget 2024's impact on the economy, taxation, public services, and more.

Deciphering Interest Rates and Inflation Trends in the UK

Understand the complexities of interest rates and inflation in the UK, see the implications for various stakeholders and uncover alternative perspectives on recent economic developments.

Apple vs Norfolk County Council: iPhone Shareholder Lawsuit

April 4, 2024

Apple have settled a lawsuit brought by Norfolk County Council to the tune of £385 million – following accusations of fraud in covering up falling demand.

Currys US Private Equity Deal Collapses

March 28, 2024

American investment firm Elliott Advisors have withdrawn their interest in UK-based electronics retailer Currys after a second failed bid.

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