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UK product recalls jump by 26% to a new high

Published on 14 March 2016

The number of product recalls in the UK jumped by 26% to a new high of 310 in 2014/15 from 245 in 2013/14 * according to RPC, the City law firm.

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RPC Consulting bolsters capability with senior actuarial team hire

Published on 14 March 2016

RPC Consulting – the insurance consultancy arm of RPC – has appointed four senior insurance actuarial professionals to bolster its growing team in London and Cambridge.

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Supreme Court ruling in landmark “Trunki” design rights copycat case paves way for more imitations

Published on 09 March 2016

Comments on implications of Supreme Court’s registered design rights decision

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RPC expands corporate, dispute resolution, and insurance capability in Asia with Singapore JLV

Published on 28 January 2016

Leading law firm RPC today announced that it is entering into a joint law venture (JLV) with established Singapore-based practice Premier Law.

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High Court cases against solicitors drop 47% in a year

Published on 25 January 2016

There was a 47% fall in the number of High Court cases brought against law firms in the last year to 221, down from 418 in 2014, but much of the pain from last year’s spike in cases is yet to be fully felt, says RPC, the City-headquartered law firm.

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FCA receiving record number of assistance requests from foreign enforcement agencies

Published on 18 January 2016

Regulator now dealing with over 1,000 requests per year US based requests falling, rest of the world increasing

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RPC advises on establishment of Lloyd's Special Purpose Syndicate

Published on 04 January 2016

City law firm RPC has advised on the creation of a Lloyd's Special Purpose Syndicate (SPS) to be managed by Pembroke (the Lloyd's operation of Ironshore, the global speciality property and casualty insurance division of the Fosun Group).

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HMRC targeting high street accountants with threatening letters

Published on 14 December 2015

HMRC broadening its focus to ordinary high street accountants

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17% increase in attempts by businesses to block trade mark applications by rivals

Published on 14 December 2015

Businesses have stepped up attempts to block rivals registering conflicting trade marks in the last year, with the number of attempts to block trade marks increasing by 17% to 2,070 up from 1,775 in the previous 12 months*, says City law firm RPC.

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