Vehicle automation: Remote control parking to be permitted from June 2018

Changes in vehicle technology mean changes in the existing law must often be made. Otherwise drivers cannot lawfully use vehicles with that new technology. The development of automation means very many changes will have to t...

Driving a larger vehicle on your Cat B (‘car’) driving licence

Soon it may be possible to drive vans up to 4.25 tonnes maximum authorised mass (mam) on a Category B driving licence – but only if they are alternatively-fuelled. Currently 3.5 tonnes is the limit for that type of licence.&n...

Ashtons advises Thyngs Ltd on oversubscribed crowdfunding campaign

Ashtons Legal has advised successful techpreneur Neil Garner on his latest crowdfunding campaign which has seen his company, Thyngs Ltd, raise £385,000 from 388 investors in a crowdfunding campaign. Thyngs is a mobile technol...

Cryptocurrencies – a divorce nightmare?

Cryptocurrencies have seen a vast upsurge in popularity over the past couple of years. Many have come and gone but the best known core currencies at present are Bitcoin, Ethereum, Zcash, Dash, Ripple and Monero. Offering the...