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CMA targets "green" claims in fashion retail sector

26 Jan 2022
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) put businesses on notice last year that it would carry out a full review of misleading green claims at the start of 2022, after it found that 40% of green claims made online could be misleading, and that it would prioritise which sectors to review.

WBD supports CBI Director-General regional visits

24 Jan 2022
Womble Bond Dickinson's (WBD) Plymouth and Bristol offices co-hosted two events with the CBI: 'In Discussion with Tony Danker, Director – General, CBI'. With a fresh new year ahead, these events formed part of the CBI Director-General's first regional visit of the year. Attendees heard the latest from Tony’s interactions with the Government both in the UK and abroad as well as priorities for 2022. The events were moderated by Adrian Bratt, South West Regional Chair, CBI.

Government Green Paper response on public procurement: overall design

20 Jan 2022
Following the publication of the Green Paper on Transforming Public Procurement in December 2020, the Cabinet Office recently released the Government's response to its consultation with stakeholders (Government Response). We will be releasing a series of four articles breaking down the anticipated changes set out in the Government response.

Casualty disputes 2021: six key cases

20 Jan 2022
As we begin 2022, Womble Bond Dickinson looks back at six key legal cases from 2021 which we think will be of particular relevance during the new year to those defending casualty claims.

PFI expiry: themes and lessons

11 Jan 2022
The IPA and PFICE have recently published an Expiry Health Learning Report where they have identified a number of themes and lessons learned from a number of recently expired/expiring PFI contracts.