Richard Reichman

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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You receive a Health and Safety Improvement or Prohibition Notice: when, why, and what to do next

What powers does an inspector have to serve an improvement notice or prohibition notice?

Sections 18 to 26 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act set out the enforcement powers available to a Health and Safety Executive (‘HSE’) or local authority inspector (‘Inspector’).  Sections 21 and 22 give an Inspector the authority to serve an improvement or prohibition notice (‘Notice’).

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BCL top ranked in Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2022

BCL Solicitors LLP has once again been ranked as a top tier firm with leading individuals in our fields by Chambers & Partners in the 2022 edition of Chambers UK – a Client’s Guide to the UK Legal Profession.  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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BCL Solicitors LLP recognised as a leading firm in The Legal 500 UK 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 Guide with a total of seven leading practice areas identified and 14 lawyers commended for their standout contribution in their respective practices.

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Greenwashing claims face CMA enforcement action in the new year

Against the background of the UK’s aim to achieve net carbon neutrality by 2050 and an increasing awareness of climate change and other ESG issues impacting consumer choices BCL partner, Richard Reichman explores why regulators are beginning to take greenwashing seriously and what it could mean for businesses that make such unsubstantiated claims.

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The Litigation Privilege Predicament – The State of Qatar v Banque Havilland SA

Managing an organisation’s response to a regulatory crisis is a complex process. An important factor to be considered is whether a party can rely on litigation privilege in relation to any investigative materials which are produced. If so, potentially sensitive materials are protected from disclosure to a regulator or other third party.

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