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Frederick & Others v Positive Solutions Limited – a win for principals on vicarious liability

Published on 14 March 2018. By David Allinson, Senior Associate and Lucy Joyce, Associate

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The Court of Appeal has reinforced the idea that liability will only attach to a principal in cases where a tort committed by an agent can be shown to have been completed as an integral part of the business activities of the principal. Furthermore, all elements composing the tort must take place within the course of the agency. The case thickens the lines defining what conduct of an agent could lead to recovery from the principal.

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Who is going to pay? FCA launches consultation on the funding of the FSCS

Published on 16 December 2016. By Lucy Joyce, Associate

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The FCA's consultation follows on from FAMR and focuses on how the FSCS should be funded going forward.

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Have the pension reforms lived up to eggs-pectations?

Published on 08 April 2015. By Lucy Joyce, Associate

It was widely reported that this Easter anyone over the age of 55 would be considering their nest eggs, rather than chocolate ones, in the wake of the new pension reforms which came into force on Monday.

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Has the FOS decided Lehman's collapse was not foreseeable; or is that too remote a hope?

Published on 15 July 2014. By Lucy Joyce, Associate

Nearly six years have elapsed since we first saw the iconic photographs of Lehman Brothers' employees filing out of the former bank's worldwide headquarters, carrying their belongings in cardboard boxes.

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