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Smart ticketing – is everyone on board?

This article explores the impact of the government's plans to invest £80 million into smart ticketing technology, on passengers and train operating companies alike.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 12 October 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

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"Open for Business" – Network Rail's response to the Hansford Review

Network Rail recently announced a series of reforms to encourage greater third party involvement in rail infrastructure projects. This article examines the proposals.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 06 September 2017 | Practice Area: Transport

"Big Dig" fraud claims tolled by Wartime Suspension Act

Judge Richard Stearns' analysis could affect the statute of limitations on numerous fraud claims.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 10 August 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Legal experts comment on Queen's Speech 2017

This year’s Queen's Speech comes in the wake of a general election which failed to deliver a majority government, adding to an already uncertain political and economic climate. Shoosmiths lawyers comment on the Speech.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 23 June 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

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A Knotty problem

A recent court decision has highlighted the risks to landowners with Japanese Knotweed on their land of allowing it to spread to adjoining land.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 03 May 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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The fall and rise of union power?

If you've opened a newspaper or been on social media in the last few months you'd be forgiven for thinking that we are in the midst of a wave of industrial action not seen since the 70s.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 02 March 2017 | Practice Area: Media

The US customs compliance letters and what they really mean

In late 2016, U.S. Customs issued an unusual letter to a select group of 1000 U.S. importers containing numerous compliance publications.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 10 January 2017 | Practice Area: Transport

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Court judgment bemands more from UK government to tackle air pollution

The UK will need to revisit its strategy to improve air quality following a recent court judgment determining that the Government’s existing plans are insufficient.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 30 November 2016 | Practice Area: Environment

How will the Consumer Rights Act affect transport services providers?

This DLA Piper briefing considers the impact of the changes introduced by the Consumer Rights Act on providers of consumer transport services, including their interaction with the existing compensation regimes that exist in each of the sectors.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 19 August 2016 | Practice Area: Consumer Protection

Insolvent bidding partner: new ECJ ruling provides comfort

A sponsor or developer can invest a lot of time developing relationships, JVs and bidding consortia. After you form your consortia and submit a PQQ, what happens if your carefully selected partner goes bust? Must you lose your place in the procurement? Not necessarily, as this briefing explains.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 16 June 2016 | Practice Area: Rail

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