Shining a light: resolving contested energy sector enforcement cases

Given the substantial financial penalties imposed by the UK’s economic regulators it is surprising that, unlike competition law enforcement cases, very few regulatory enforcement cases have ever been the subject of contested proceedings.  As a result, those facing enforcement action face enormous uncertainty when sanctions are threatened and negotiated settlements

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Medical cannabis

Medical cannabis – the evolving law and innovation in treatment

The developing legal approach in the UK to medical cannabis highlights the problems law makers have in responding adequately to clinical and technological advances: especially those that challenge conventional views. This has arguably stifled innovation in medical cannabis research in the UK, and prevented patients from receiving worthwhile treatments. This

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