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UK: A Question Of Attribution: UK Supreme Court Clarifies Law On The Illegality Defence And The Quincecare Duty Owed By Financial Institutions - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

The UK Supreme Court has released an important decision, limiting the circumstances when the actions of a directing mind can be attributed
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UK: BPR On AIM Shares - Will It Survive The Election? (Video) - Withers LLP

In this video, Claire Harris talks about business property relief (BPR) from inheritance tax and what changes there might
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UK: Equal Pay: The Battle Continues - Withers LLP

Last year we wrote about an equal pay claim brought by a former HR Director of the Co-op Bank and some of the issues faced by women in bringing equal pay claims.
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Labour reaffirms legal aid pledges in election manifesto

Party talks of 'smarter justice' to help rebuild public services.
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UK: Court Of Appeal Finds Committal Proceedings Can Be Brought For False Statements Made Pre-Action - Clyde & Co

In a decision that will be welcomed by insurers and fraud practitioners, the Court of Appeal has held that committal proceedings
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Litigation funder hails bigger case load and growing profits

Profit is up more than 40% at the niche litigation funder.
Law Society Gazette - Published

UK: FedEx Securities Class Action Following The NotPetya Cyberattack – Implications For D&O Insurance - DAC Beachcroft LLP

Cyber-security related incidents frequently grab the news headlines but the NotPetya cyberattack in June 2017, the largest reported cyberattack in history, demonstrated the impact such attacks
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UK: Recoverability Of Counsel's Fees Where A Claim Has Exited The Pre-Action Protocol - DAC Beachcroft LLP

Recoverability of Counsel's Fees where a claim has exited the pre-action protocol for low value personal injury (Employers Liability and Public Liability) claims (the Protocol).
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UK: Court Of Appeal Gives Code Operators Food For Thought - Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Limited v Compton Beauchamp Estates Limited (2019) - Charles Russell Speechlys

The decision of the Upper Tribunal earlier this year in Compton Beauchamp appeared to be a rare victory for landowners over operators.
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UK: Focus Antitrust - 13 November 2019 - Charles Russell Speechlys

The CMA has published its provisional findings in the LN-Gaiety/MCD merger inquiry, finding that the merger would not raise competition concerns. Click here.
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European Union: Brexit Asset Management Update - November 14, 2019 - Herbert Smith Freehills

The post below summarises the latest Brexit developments related to asset management.
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UK: Cryptocurrencies: A Collectors' Item, Currency Or Just Data And Information? - Withers LLP

Many people trade in and invest using cryptocurrencies (like BitCoin), and one of the most fundamental questions underpinning those transactions is what cryptocurrencies
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UK: Labour Party Tax Policies – What Can You Expect? - Withers LLP

Last week, we considered the range of tax proposals hinted at and pledged over the past few months by senior members of the Conservative party.
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Worldwide: Recent Judgments In The UK Consider Quincecare Duty Of Care Relevant To Deposit Holding Financial Institutions Processing Payment Mandates - Herbert Smith Freehills

The UK Supreme Court has recently upheld a claim for breach of the so-called Quincecare duty of care, which requires a financial institution to refrain from executing a customer's payment
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UK: Purdah Most Foul - Herbert Smith Freehills

It's impossible to have missed that, despite the intentions of the Fixed Term Parliament Act 2011, the UK is about to experience its third General Election in less than five years.
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UK: What's On The Agenda For An Alternative Assets CFO? (Part One) - Ocorian

With a focus on fund technology and the rise of alternative assets, Directors Rory Blazeby and Richard Hansford examine how outsourcing to a specialist fund administrator can help alternative
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UK: Section 21 Notices To Be Abolished – Disaster For Landlords? - Clyde & Co

Section 21 notices, otherwise known as "no-fault" evictions, enable landlords to terminate Assured Shorthold Tenancies ("ASTs") on or after the end of a fixed term by giving at least two months'
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UK: Court Of Appeal Upholds Order For Rectification - Clyde & Co

Persimmon Homes Limited (the "Buyer") is a major housebuilder which holds significant amounts of land for future development. Mr Hillier and Mr Creed (the "Sellers")
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UK: When Should A Judgment Be Set Aside For Fraud? - Clyde & Co

This case concerns Balber Kaur Takhar (the Appellant) and her cousin Parkash Kaur Krishan (the third Respondent) who, having not seen each other for many years,
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UK: Contracting Out Of Security Of Tenure – Can Tenants Have Their Cake And Eat It Too? - Clyde & Co

The recent High Court decision in TFS Stores Limited v BMG (Ashford) Limited et al [2019] EWHC 1363 (Ch) is an important decision dealing with the contracting out procedures under Section 38A
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UK: Court Of Appeal Pulls The Trigger On Town And Village Greens - Clyde & Co

Section 15 of the Commons Act 2006 ("the Act") grants members of the public the right to apply for land to be registered as a TVG. The effect of such a registration is, for practical purposes,
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UK: Landlords Prove Unsuccessful In Challenging Debenhams' CVA Despite Its Somewhat Draconian Provisions - Clyde & Co

A group of landlords known as the Combined Property Control Group ("CPC") unsuccessfully challenged the CVA proposed by Debenhams Retail Limited ("Debenhams").
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UK: Real Estate Bulletin – November 2019 - Clyde & Co

Landlords prove unsuccessful in challenging Debenhams CVA despite its somewhat draconian provisions A group of landlords known as the Combined Property
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‘Wholly deceitful’ City legal worker siphoned £32k into own accounts

Police say fraudster spent money on holidays and in expensive bars and restaurants.
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Worldwide: Asia Employment, Pensions And Incentives Update October 2019 - Herbert Smith Freehills

in Singapore, the upcoming changes to compensation limit increases in the Work Injury Compensation Act
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UK: Can Defendants Rely On Life Expectancy Expert Evidence Following Dodds? - DAC Beachcroft LLP

The question of whether a Defendant can rely on expert evidence on life expectancy in a high value personal injury claim has been considered by the Courts in recent judgments
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UK: Upwards Bullying: Reversing The Norm - Withers LLP

‘Upwards bullying' is a term used to describe the bullying of a manager by his or her staff. It is far less common than vertical or horizontal bullying and has only
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Ombudsman ditches mediation scheme after just 4% success rate

Too expensive to fund mediation given the low take-up from all parties.
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UK: Urgent Feedback Needed For ASA Review Of Competitor Complaints Procedures - Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)

We recently received a letter from the ASA asking for feedback about their competitor complaints procedure.
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European Union: France Sets Out Approach To Post-Brexit Servicing Of Policies Held By UK Expats - Herbert Smith Freehills

In February 2019, EIOPA published a series of recommendations (the "Recommendations") for the insurance sector relating to the UK's withdrawal from the EU (see our earlier blog post here).
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UK: Covering Employee Fraud - Lessons For Fidelity Guarantee Insurers - Clyde & Co

Employee fraud has been a hot topic this year, for insurers seeking our insight and training.
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UK: Is It Possible To Enforce A Cannabis Patent? - Dehns

The market for cannabis-derived products has expanded rapidly in recent years due to the legalisation of some cannabis products in several countries.
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UK: Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards Consultation - Wrigleys Solicitors

The government has published a consultation seeking views on more stringent minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) for commercial properties,
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Football club fears for its future after £135k injury claim

Ossett United says it may have to sell its home ground to cover legal costs.
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Lib Dems pledge £500m boost for legal aid

Jo Swinson promised a ‘simpler and more generous’ legal aid system.
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Solicitor hiked hourly rate tenfold as property deal stalled

Tribunal finds conveyancer acted unreasonably in not ensuring he completed his undertaking after other party's mistake.
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UK: Clarity In Party Wall Awards - Charles Russell Speechlys

At the end of October 2019 David Haines produced a Party Wall Update looking at the updated Party Wall Legislation and Procedure Guidance Note.
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UK: The Right To Privacy And Remedies For Misuse Of Private Information - Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Few would disagree with the view that the common law strives to uphold the principle that an "individual shall have full protection in person and in property."
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Court of Appeal to hear facial recognition technology challenge

Case brought by Cardiff resident Ed Bridges expected to be heard next year.
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Press attacks on family courts should be assessed - McFarlane

Family division president says research would highlight if justice system is making mistakes.
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Negligence claimant entitled to full compensation, rules Supreme Court

Claim against law firm does not lose its value because the case was retrospectively downgraded.
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Minimum pay for bar pupils on the rise

Pupils in London will receive a minimum of £18,866 from next year.
Law Society Gazette - Published

UK: UK Anti-Money Laundering Authorities Report Record Numbers Of Reports - Ropes & Gray LLP

UK anti-money laundering ("AML") authorities are receiving more Suspicious Activity Reports ("SARs") than ever. The numbers of cases in which they are being asked to give clearance for
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UK: Gender Identity And UK Family Law: Reform Is Needed - Withers LLP

The evolution of the 21st century family is very much a focal point of our practice as we seek to ensure our legal advice meets our clients in their personal and unique experiences
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Campaigners for gender recognition law 'should avoid media'

Law-firm sponsored survey of laws across Europe puts UK in the dock over transgender rights.
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Chinese lawyers get lessons in international arbitration

University of Law says the Chinese legal sector is ‘expanding rapidly’ and training is ‘much needed’.
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UK: A Key Question For Corporates During This Election: What Are The Implications Going To Be For Brexit? - Withers LLP

The question is tricky because the positions of the parties – and the likely outcome in terms of Brexit – are still not clear.
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UK: Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 – Update On Key Changes – Part 2 - DAC Beachcroft LLP

In the second article in our series of on this legislation, (our first article is available here) we highlight some common queries regarding banded hours working arrangements
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UK: Drones: Things To Think About Before Taking Flight - Fenwick Elliott LLP

Drones are nothing new. In fact, they have arguably been around since 1849, when balloons carrying explosives were used in the blockade of the Republic of Venice.
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European Union: Georgia Set To Allow Validation Of European Patents As National Patents - J A Kemp LLP

It has been announced that the European Patent Office (EPO) has signed an agreement with the government of Georgia to enable European patents to be validated in Georgia.
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