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Capital markets Dr András Posztl, Dr Gábor Molnár, Dr András Nemescsói
Competition Dr Istv√°n Szatm√°ry
Corporate, M&A Dr Andr√°s Posztl, Dr G√°bor Moln√°r
Dispute resolution Dr András Nemescsói, Dr Helga Fehér
Employment, pensions and benefits Dr Helga Fehér
Energy Dr Andr√°s Posztl
Film Dr Mónika Horváth
Finance and projects Dr Gábor Borbély
Intellectual property and technology Dr Mónika Horváth
Life sciences Dr Helga Fehér
Litigation and regulatory Dr András Nemescsói
Real estate Dr Róbert Kotsis
Restructuring/insolvency Dr Gábor Borbély
Tax Dr Levente Torma, Dr √Ākos Becher
TMT Dr Mónika Horváth

Legal Developments by:
DLA Piper LLP (US)

  • Sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter

    In February 2010 the Sentencing Guidelines Council (the SGC) issued definitive guidelines to courts on imposing appropriate sentences for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences causing death. The SGC states that fines imposed on companies found guilty of corporate manslaughter should not fall below £500,000, while fines in respect of health and safety offences that are a significant cause of death should be at least £100,000. Crucially, the SGC declined to provide for a fixed link between the imposed fine and the turnover or profitability of the offending company.‚Ä©
    - DLA Piper UK LLP

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