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Continued FCA focus on appointed representatives – more regulatory interventions in the London Market

Topic: Corporate Insurance and Financial Services 27.06.2017 Read more

Cowboys beware; the AML Sheriff is on her way

Topic: Financial Services Regulatory and Risk 26.06.2017 Read more
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Another bad bargain upheld: Wood v Sureterm Direct Ltd [2017] UKSC 24

Topic: Commercial Disputes 23.06.2017 Read more

Fitness and a Full Time Job

Topic: Trainees take on business 23.06.2017 Read more
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Pitcher - Tribunal finds in favour of taxpayer in APN penalty appeal

Topic: Tax Take 19.06.2017 Read more
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Election results a mixed bag for retailers

Topic: Retail Therapy 14.06.2017 Read more
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Full and frank disclosure – how independent is your expert witness?

Topic: Commercial Disputes 14.06.2017 Read more
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Even More Challenging Times – 5 More Risks Following The Grant of Planning Permission

Topic: Built Environment

Published by Caroline Bywater, Head of Planning

This post is the second in a two-part series in which we highlight ten areas where the risk of a third party challenge against the grant of planning permission might arise. The list we have given is not exhaustive, but all issues fall within the broad parameters for judicial review grounds, being decisions which have been taken irrationality, ultra vires (outside the scope of the authority's powers), or with procedural irregularity.

14.06.2017 Read more

Archer: judicial review in the context of statutory tax appeals

Topic: Tax Take 13.06.2017 Read more
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Responsibility of a parent company for the acts of its subsidiary

Topic: Commercial Disputes

Published by Elizabeth Wiggin, Associate and more.

The Court provided helpful analysis of the circumstances in which a parent company owes a duty of care with regard to operations carried out by its subsidiary. The case is interesting to examine in the context of the readiness of the English courts to hear claims relating to conduct outside of the jurisdiction brought by foreign claimants.

12.06.2017 Read more