Internal investigations not protected from disclosure?

Internal investigations not protected from disclosure?

Companies conducting internal investigations into suspected criminality need to think carefully in light of the recent decision in Director of the Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corp Ltd [2017] Read more…

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Posted on May 25th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Are you being treated fairly by your regulators?

Ben Derrington

UK businesses often manage relationships with a multitude of regulators: the HSE, the Environment Agency, local authorities, the FSA, government departments, the DVSA, to name but a few. Managing these Read more…

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Posted on Dec 2nd, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Fines for health and safety offences set to soar for large organisations

As of the 1 February 2016, the courts in England and Wales will be using the new sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter, health and safety and food offences. The guidelines Read more…

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Posted on Feb 5th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

Man holding white hard hat

By Ben Derrington, Partner, Regulatory Corporate Crime department On 6 April 2015, the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 came into force. The Regulations revoke the Construction (Design and Management) Read more…

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Posted on Jul 6th, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

Lyons Davidson successfully defends health & safety prosecution

Ben Derrington, head of the Regulatory Corporate Crime department at Lyons Davidson, has successfully defended a joint prosecution brought by the CPS and Health and Safety Executive for gross negligence Read more…

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Posted on Oct 20th, 2014 by Lyons Davidson

Health and Safety Law: the Löfstedt Review

In May 2011, Professor Ragnar Löfstedt published his review of UK health and safety law, Reclaiming health and safety for all: an independent review of health and safety legislation. His Read more…

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Posted on Apr 13th, 2012 by Lyons Davidson

Lyons Davidson supports Local Government Partnership Action Day

Lyons Davidson’s head of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) will be speaking to local authorities about investigating and responding to health and safety incidents.  The event will be held in Read more…

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Posted on Feb 21st, 2012 by Lyons Davidson