Regulatory Review - Safety, Health and Environment, Transport & Licensing

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    Welcome to the Winter 2010 edition of the Regulatory Review, our quarterly update on developments in health, safety, environmental law, road transport regulations and licensing. The articles included were prepared by lawyers in Squire, Sanders’ Environmental, Safety and Health practice and are provided as a service to keep you abreast of the latest trends in these areas. This issue includes the following articles:

    • First prosecution of a WEEE producer
    • Recommendations for review of health and safety regulation published
    • New civil sanctions for environmental offences
    • New clarity on health and safety responsibilities in relation to agency workers
    • The new CLP Regime: what does it mean for you?
    • UK’s legal costs warrant scrutiny
    • Government spending review makes important changes to the CRC Energy Efficiency scheme
    • Case update, including discussion of these cases:
      • New Look Retailers Limited v The London Fore and Emergency Planning Authority [2010] EWCA Crim 1268
      • Harsukhray Bhatt v Fontain Motors Limited [2010] EWCA Civ 863
      • Buncefield Explosion
      • Employers’ Liability Trigger Litigation
    • Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) Regulations 2009