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As the UK faces a future outside the European Union, its ability to trade – with Europe and elsewhere – will be crucial to its future prosperity.
Head of Automotive Caroline Coates reviews the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill 2017 and asks if it provides what the insurance industry is looking for.
Could your business be liable for an unlimited fine? What you need to know about the new corporate offences relating to tax evasion. Taking no action is not an option.
Following the launch of the revised arbitration rules of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) (the DIAC Rules) during Dubai Arbitration Week in November 2017, their adoption by Ruler’s Decree is now (according to confidential sources) imminent and likely to coincide with the official adoption of the new United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Arbitration Law, which is to replace the UAE Arbitration Chapter, that is, the arbitration-specific provisions of the UAE Civil Procedures Code.
Insurer LV= and International law firm DWF have successfully fought a motor fraud case, leading to the conviction of nine people for an organised ‘crash for cash’ scheme.
The EAT has handed down its judgment in one of the most significant employment status cases and has held that Uber drivers in London are workers, not self-employed contractors, for the purpose of the Employment Rights Act 1996, the Working Time Regulations 1998 and the National Minimum Wage Act 1998.
DWF’s global transport practice comprises more than 60 lawyers across the globe who deliver in-depth knowledge of the automotive, maritime, rail, aviation, road transport and logistics sectors.