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Submitted: 27 February 2018
Internal investigations: The shrinking scope of legal professional privilege.
Court clarifies that FOS does not have jurisdiction to consider a firm’s complaints handling procedure but can only consider complaints that are about “the provision of or failure to provide a financial service or a redress determination”.
Mandatory requirements of local law are unlikely to apply to derivative contracts agreed on the basis of ISDA documentation, which is inherently of an international nature.
Court endorses contempt of court as basis for claim in conspiracy and confirms jurisdiction of the English courts where the conspiracy was “hatched” in England.
The court sets aside previous judgments on the grounds of fraud on the basis that the bank, through the actions of its employee, fraudulently misrepresented a key issue to the court.
Submitted: 26 February 2018
Court clarifies circumstances where website publications may become actionable representations.
HMRC have adopted a more aggressive approach to the salaried members rules, leading to increasing numbers of enquiries into LLPs’ partnership tax returns.
Materials from our training seminar for junior HR professionals working in financial services. This session focused on GDPR and how to address sexual harassment complaints in the workplace.
This case provides helpful guidance on the enforceability of asymmetric jurisdiction clauses under English law.
The Administrative Court considered whether KPMG, appointed as a Skilled Person, undertaking work pursuant to the statutory powers of the Financial Conduct Authority, can be amenable to judicial review.
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