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Bribery calls: $770m AgustaWestland helicopter deal was cancelled by Indian government

India's Ministry of Defence has sought to "terminate with immediate effect" a $770 million deal with AgustaWestland for supplying 12 transport helicopters due to allegations of bribery and corruption.
03 October 2014

Plant and animal health agency brings together government inspectorates

The government is merging four of Defra’s Food and Environment Research Agency inspectorates with the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency to form a new combined agency.
01 October 2014


Cyber risk - are you covered?

We look at the financial implications of cyber attacks, the insurance policy options available and the issues surrounding penalties for data loss.
29 September 2014


Financial Services Series - Issue 11

We provide a reminder of the Financial Ombudsman Service's complaints handling procedure highlighting rules about timings, costs, determining claims and the difficulty of challenging a FOS decision.
29 September 2014

Food crime unit announced

On 4 September 2014 the final version of the Elliot report into food integrity and assurance of food supply networks was published.
16 September 2014

Recording disclosure (and getting it right first time)

Disclosure of documents in disputes and regulatory investigations is hugely time consuming and capable of giving rise to inefficiencies and costly errors. But getting it wrong can really hurt.
15 September 2014


Errors on CHAPS payment requests

The courts have been considering who is liable to a customer when CHAPS details are incorrectly entered in light of the Court of Appeal's decision in Tidal Energy Limited v Bank of Scotland.
10 September 2014

FRC and Mazars agree record settlement

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has agreed to its largest-ever out of tribunal settlement (£2m ) for disciplinary action brought against Mazars and one of its partners, Richard Karmel.
04 September 2014

The FCA changes its mind on why a broker is unfit but he is banned anyway

The FCA has been allowed to change the grounds on which it banned an insurance broker, after having had to accept that its original reasons were flawed.
01 September 2014


Financial Services Series - Issue 10

Last month the FCA published findings from its review of best execution and payment for order flow. We consider the key issues identified and the actions firms should be undertaking in light of it.
27 August 2014

High Court reminder that privilege can be lost due to iniquity

Privilege is a protection from having to hand over relevant documents which the law permits as an exception. It can be withdrawn where an attempt is made to abuse it for wrongful purposes.
22 August 2014

FCA's £8.4m fine highlights risks of outsourcing

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) fined an insurance firm £8.4 million this month for failing to treat customers fairly over the sales by outsourcing companies of accident insurance.
21 August 2014

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