Richard Reichman

Richard Reichman writes for City AM discussing how ground-breaking claims for alleged environmental and human rights harms in the operations

BCL partner, Richard Reichman writes for City.AM discussing how ground-breaking claims for alleged environmental and human rights harms in the operations and supply chains of household name companies and a string of recent high-profile supply chain concerns highlight a gap in the UK’s regulatory regime and the risk of falling behind.

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BCL top ranked in Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2023

BCL Solicitors LLP has once again been ranked as a top tier firm with leading individuals in our fields by Chambers & Partners in the 2023 edition of Chambers UK Guide.  This is one of the leading independent directories of UK legal services, identifying the leading firms and lawyers in the UK.

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Environment Agency to issue £250 million civil penalties to polluting water companies

Following the Environment Secretary’s announcement at the Conservative Party Conference this week that he will bring forward proposals for the Environment Agency (EA) to have the power to issue significantly higher civil penalties of up to £250 million to water companies that pollute the environment, BCL’s Richard Reichman and Tom McNeill analyse the wider implications for this proposal.

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BCL Solicitors LLP recognised as a leading firm in The Legal 500 UK 2022-2023 Guide

BCL Solicitors LLP are pleased to be once again recognised as a top-tier firm with an extensive team of outstanding individuals in the new Legal 500 United Kingdom 2022-2023 Guide. We have been identified as a leading firm in six practice areas and 14 of our lawyers commended for their standout contribution in their respective practices.

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Richard Reichman and Tom McNeill to deliver Lexology Webinar on Defending regulatory investigations and prosecutions

BCL’s Richard Reichman and Tom McNeill with 2 Bedford Row’s Barristers Eleanor Sanderson and Shauna Ritchie will be delivering a webinar in partnership with Lexology, 10th November, 05:00 – 06:00 PM BST, titled ”Defending regulatory investigations and prosecutions.”

Register for this webinar here through the Lexology website.

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Richard Reichman speaks to the Investors’ Chronicle on greenwashing

BCL partner, Richard Reichman discusses with Investors’ Chronicle the likely approach UK regulators will adopt in an attempt to stop financial institutions suspected of making misleading green claims. This comes after a raid of a German Asset Management firm last month, that prompted a criminal probe following allegations of so-called ‘greenwashing’ by the organisation.

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CMA to issue consumer protection penalties of up to 10% of global turnover – greenwashing becomes more costly

The government has announced that the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will be given game-changing new powers to deal with consumer protection breaches. BCL partner Richard Reichman explores why those changes  are being implemented and what it means for greenwashing.

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