Richard Reichman

Coronavirus: New Legal Powers to Detain ‘Potentially Infectious’ People

The New Powers in Context

The proposed new powers to detain people suspected of having Covid-19 in the UK’s Coronavirus Bill have been called unprecedented, but in fact that is not quite true. Since long before the current crisis there have been statutory powers[1] to protect public health, including for ministers to make various regulations[2], and for magistrates to make various orders on the application of local authorities, including to keep people in quarantine in some circumstances[3].

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BCL solicotrs write for corporate investigations 2019

BCL Solicitors author the England & Wales chapter of ICLG: Corporate Investigations 2019

BCL partners, Michael Drury and Richard Reichman examine some of the issues in corporate investigations laws and regulations – including internal investigation, self-disclosure to enforcement authorities, investigation process, confidentiality and attorney-client privileges – in England and Wales for International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Investigations 2019.

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