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  • Corporate criminal liability - new consultation opens

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    Submitted: 13 January 2017

    The UK Government issues a call for evidence on new models of corporate criminal liability for offences such as fraud and money laundering.

  • Disputes: What to look out for in 2017

    Article

    Submitted: 09 January 2017

    A round up of the key developments in dispute resolution that you should be looking out for in 2017.

  • Disputes 2017: Jurisdiction clauses

    Article

    Submitted: 09 January 2017

    As the UK's intentions become clearer regarding reciprocal civil justice arrangements with the EU, contracting parties will need to consider the impact on jurisdiction clauses.

  • Disputes 2017: New rules on disclosure?

    Article

    Submitted: 09 January 2017

    Despite comments from senior judiciary that new rules are not needed, 2017 is likely to see proposals for a complete revision of the process.

  • Disputes 2017: Shorter trials

    Article

    Submitted: 09 January 2017

    The Shorter Trials Scheme has seen its first case reach judgment in 2016, but take up and the impact of appeals remain to be seen.

  • Disputes 2017: European Account Preservation Orders

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    Submitted: 09 January 2017

    January 2017 will see the introduction of the European Account Preservation Order (EAPO) and, while the UK has not opted in, financial institutions with European operations will need to be ready.

  • Terms of Reference for Mortgage Market Study published by FCA

    Article

    Submitted: 22 December 2016

    The FCA’s Mortgage Market Study focuses on the information available to consumers and key relationships between industry participants which might impact consumers.

  • Internal investigations and privilege: big challenges ahead

    Article

    Submitted: 16 December 2016

    ​Hildyard J has handed down a very important decision on the unavailability of legal advice privilege in relation to the conduct of interviews in the course of an internal investigation.

  • BaFin considers ban of sale of CFDs with subsequent payment obligation to retail investors Restricted access

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    Submitted: 14 December 2016

    ​The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – “BaFin”) has started a public consultation/hearing process on its proposed ban on the sale to retail investors of contracts for difference (CFD) that might require the purchaser to put up further margin/capital (leveraged CFDs).

  • Sapin II Law: is France at the cutting edge of anti-corruption legislation?

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    Submitted: 14 December 2016

    ​The Sapin II Law was published on 10 December 2016. The new law introduces a number of anti-corruption measures, including the creation of a national anti-corruption agency, the introduction of new offences and penalties and the imposition of obligations on companies and senior management to prevent corruption and to introduce processes and protection for whistleblowers.

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