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Whether you’re manufacturing, insuring, investing, financing or selling, caught up in supply chains, exploring motor sports or developing low carbon and emerging automating technologies, you need a team of automotive sector experts that understands the technical challenges and legal complexities, as well as their impact on commercial outcomes.
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As the UK faces a future outside the European Union, its ability to trade – with Europe and elsewhere – will be crucial to its future prosperity.
Head of Automotive Caroline Coates reviews the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill 2017 and asks if it provides what the insurance industry is looking for.
Insurer LV= and International law firm DWF have successfully fought a motor fraud case, leading to the conviction of nine people for an organised ‘crash for cash’ scheme.
The EAT has handed down its judgment in one of the most significant employment status cases and has held that Uber drivers in London are workers, not self-employed contractors, for the purpose of the Employment Rights Act 1996, the Working Time Regulations 1998 and the National Minimum Wage Act 1998.
Big data doesn’t have to be intimidating. Whether by air, land or sea transportation and logistics already generates and processes large data sets on a regular basis. The prospect of dealing with even larger amounts of data and using increased computational power to analyse it – the opportunity that 'Big Data' presents, is exciting progress.
Transport has never been more important to the success of retailers.
A robust, reliable and comprehensive transport system is undoubtedly fundamental to a prosperous economy and provides economic and social benefits such as access to markets, inward investment and job creation.
Imagine your current daily commute to work. Now, replace the image of gridlock, stress and lost productivity, with one of smoothly flowing traffic, alerts to help you avoid traffic jams and directions guiding you to a parking space close to your office.
DWF’s global transport practice comprises more than 60 lawyers across the globe who deliver in-depth knowledge of the automotive, maritime, rail, aviation, road transport and logistics sectors.