Public Law

With May’s Scottish Parliamentary elections producing an SNP minority government, and in the wake of the shock Brexit vote in June, it seemed a little as if a legislative programme had fallen off the Holyrood agenda.   Last week, however, the Scottish Government published its legislative programme for the coming year and it includes some… Read more »

Public Law

The medical devices industry has not featured largely in the discussions about Brexit, either in the lead up to the referendum on 23 June or in the context of the likely consequences of leaving the EU once the process described by Article 50 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union is complete…. Read more »

Public Law

We have heard anecdotal reports from a number of our clients in the further and higher education sector about specific impacts on them of the UK’s decision to leave the EU. The two key issues have attracted a lot of recent media coverage: the fees status of EU students and the availability of research funding… Read more »

Public Law

There are a number of key differences between the self-reporting initiative operated by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service in Scotland and the deferred prosecution regime now operating in the rest of the UK. Any business that uncovers corruption within its organisation will want to know the differences before deciding which authority to approach. We recently… Read more »

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