Price comparison website Comparethemarket.com has been fined £17.9 million by the UK Competition and Markets Authority for breach of UK Competition Law. Here, Dr Kathryn McMahon of Warwick Law School explains the issues behind the case - and why this ruling is a break from previous practice by the CMA.
World Bank President calls for the UK and US to make it harder for creditors to sue the poorest countries.
Speaking at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, World Bank Group President David Malpass urged the UK and the US to "do more to reconcile their public policies toward the poorest countries and their laws protecting the rights of creditors to demand repayments from these countries." Members of Warwick Law's GLOBE research group, who have proposed just such a legal reform for the UK, respond.
Brazil's Supreme Court has overturned a 2016 decision that defendants who failed a first appeal could be imprisoned. Dr George Meszaros from Warwick Law School comments on the ruling, which could see former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva released.
School of Law's Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner comments on 'costly trap' of insurance policy auto-renewal
An interim report by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has estimated that millions of consumers are overpaying on insurance premiums by remaining loyal to their provider and not shopping around. Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner from the School of Law has highlighted how auto-renewal of policies can be used by providers to their own advantage.