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Corporate power behind the throne held to account as a shadow director

The Court in Vivendi SA and Centenary Holdings Ltd v Murray Richards and Stephen Bloch has brought some clarity to the previously uncertain issue of shadow directors' duties and obligations. 
28 October 2013

Don’t ignore offers to mediate

The Court of Appeal recently concluded (in PGF v OMFS) that failure to respond to an offer to mediate is in itself unreasonable and capable of being punished in costs.
25 October 2013

How will the FCA publish enforcement warning notices?

The FCA has confirmed details of how it proposes to exercise its power to publicise information about enforcement warning notices.
24 October 2013

Do banks have to explain the terms of interest rate swaps to laymen when they are entered?

A bank which fails to comply with statutes whilst undertaking a regulated activity can be sued for breach of statutory duty. However, what happens if the time limit for such a claim has expired?
24 October 2013


ISDA Arbitration Guide

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association explore the growing trend of arbitration as a way of resolving disputes in the financial services sector. McCormick and Hyde comment here.
24 October 2013

English Court refuses to let the French hide their evidence

The Court of Appeal has refused to let English disclosure be blocked by the French Blocking Statute.
23 October 2013


How to settle disputes effectively ; and what is Part 36?

Our dispute resolution team gives a simple overview for non-contentious lawyers of what litigation lawyers mean when advising about settlement options in relation to an ongoing or potential dispute.
23 October 2013

Sale of goods – failing to combine set-off and retention of title

The Court of Appeal has observed that there are dangers as well as benefits in retention of title clauses.
21 October 2013

Putting the discretion back in Part 36

Most lawyers involved in litigation will all be acutely alive to the additional value of Part 36 offers being made after 1 April 2013.
18 October 2013

Caretakers of agricultural land found subject to strict employment law

Employees have greater protection than other workers, but assessing whether someone is an employee is not an exact science. Troutbeck SA v White and Todd considered this issue.
14 October 2013

Covanta stops Merseyside Waste entering contract after six year procurement process

An unsuccessful bidder has convinced a court to stop an energy from waste contract while it resolves legal proceedings, potentially delaying the contract for at least a further two years.
10 October 2013


Deferred Prosecution Agreements available in 2014

Following closure of the Serious Fraud Office’s consultation on the use of Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs), DPAs could be available to prosecutors as early as February 2014.
10 October 2013

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