Litigation funding taking off at last? Third-party funding for litigation – i.e. a party accepting investment from others to fund legal costs in exchange for an additional payment if the funded party is successful – is going from strength to strength in the UK.
New Regulatory References Rules for Banks and Insurers New rules on regulatory references within banks, PRA designated investment firms and large insurers/reinsurers came into force on 7 March 2017. The rules apply to those undertaking senior management functions and significant harm functions.
Is Diabetes a Disability? In a recent decision that might seem surprising, the EAT has held that type II diabetes that is easily controlled by minor dietary changes, is not necessarily a disability for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010.