The Secretary of State for the Home Department v Raytheon Systems Ltd: the court considers serious irregularity in arbitral proceedings

The Arbitration Act 1996 gives the court powers to correct serious failures to comply with the "due process" of arbitral proceedings.  Successful challenges are rare, but a recent case in the High Court,The Secretary of State for the Home Department v Raytheon Systems Ltd [2014] EWHC 4375 (TCC) and [2015] EWHC 311 (TCC), shows they are not impossible. 

Commercial

Budget 2015 - Extension to film and TV tax credits

After praising the "huge" contribution of the creative industries to the British economy, George Osborne announced several measures in his 2015 Budget intended to provide a further boost to the UK's film and TV industries.

Life Sciences

Olswang EU competition law bulletin – Life science focus

In this bulletin we provide an update on recent EU competition law activity in the life science sector. In particular, we provide an overview of recent developments in ongoing competition law cases around Europe and some insights into the European Commission's decision in the pay-for-delay case against Lundbeck and several generic producers following publication of the non-confidential version of that decision.