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Tesco receives highest ever food safety fine of £7.56 million for out of date food offences – a regulatory compliance warning for all businesses

On 19 April 2021, Tesco Stores Limited was fined £7.56 million at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court after pleading guilty to twenty-two out of date food offences which occurred at three of its stores in 2016 and 2017.  The level of fine is unparalleled in food safety prosecutions and one of the highest safety regulatory fines in recent memory.

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Extradition from the EU: no longer the EAW revisited

The publication of the 5th March letter from Kevin Foster MP Minister of Future Borders and Immigration at the Home Office to the Lord’s EU Justice and Security sub-committee concerning the EU Notification under the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TACA) and specifically ‘Article LAW.SURR.83(2): Nationality exception’ on the surrender of Member States’ own nationals to the UK, throws a light on the true state of the relationship between EU Member States and the UK in extradition.

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Individuals in Cross-Border Investigations or Proceedings UK – The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations 2021

BCL partner, Richard Sallybanks and associate Jonathan Flynn have written the chapter “Individuals in Cross-Border Investigations or Proceedings UK’ in Global Investigation Review‘s (GIR) annual publication – The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations 2021.

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