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  • A privilege lesson from Singapore

    Blog Post

    Submitted: 09 June 2017

    The Singapore Court of Appeal has considered when and where privilege might be lost if privileged information gets into the public domain.

  • Can your most valuable assets walk out of the door? Restricted access


    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    To a large extent, the security of your business is in the hands of those individuals who have access to information, strategy and staff. Managing the risk caused by the natural movement of people into and out of a business, or by negligent or rogue employees, is something that all organisations need to grapple with. This session focuses on some of the practical and legal steps that businesses can take to mitigate the risks arising from today’s increasingly flexible, mobile and global workforce.

  • High Court considers commercial approach to the construction of mortgage conditions


    Submitted: 13 April 2017

    With LIBOR back in the headlines, it is worth re-visiting a December 2016 High Court judgment, where the background facts demonstrate that problems caused by LIBOR are not limited to benchmark rate rigging. The judgment is a reminder and application of the way in which a Court will go about interpreting disputed clauses in contracts.

  • The FCA’s evolving competition agenda


    Submitted: 23 March 2017

    Whilst it has taken some time for the FCA’s policy, approach and expertise in this area to evolve, we are starting to see its teeth as the newest competition authority on the block.

  • Senior Managers - the FCA will see you now


    Submitted: 13 December 2016

    A practical guide to interviews with the Financial Conduct Authority.

  • Civil and criminal proceedings: settlement discussions


    Submitted: 23 November 2016

    Threatening criminal proceedings might seem a powerful weapon when negotiating to resolve a civil dispute, but it needs to be handled with care.

  • Civil and criminal proceedings: use of documents in civil proceedings


    Submitted: 23 November 2016

    When can material derived from a criminal investigation be relied upon in civil proceedings, and what steps can be taken to protect the information within them.

  • Civil and criminal proceedings: can convictions prove facts in a civil case?


    Submitted: 23 November 2016

    To what extent can the court's findings in a criminal trial, and in particular the fact of a criminal conviction, be used as evidence by a party in a civil claim based on the same facts?

  • Civil and criminal proceedings: private prosecutions as a litigation tool?


    Submitted: 23 November 2016

    Private prosecutions are increasingly being used by individuals and commercial entities instead of, or in conjunction with, civil proceedings. Are they the ultimate tactical weapon in a dispute?

  • A company's legal function and the Senior Managers Regime

    Conference Call

    Submitted: 22 November 2016

    We discuss the issues raised in the FCA's Discussion Paper about how those heading up the legal function in firms should be treated under Senior Managers and Certification Regime.

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