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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.

  • 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.

  • Court of Appeal finds unfair relationship where secret commission deprives borrower of broker’s independent advice


    Submitted: 17 November 2016

    An article on the Court of Appeal’s decision in Thomas Nelmes v NRAM plc [2016] which considered unfair relationships under section 140A of the Consumer Credit Act 1974.

  • Guidance on the duty of responsibility in the context of the UK Senior Managers Regime


    Submitted: 16 November 2016

    The FCA has published a consultation paper on proposals to amend the Decision Procedure and Penalties Manual (DEPP) that will give guidance on how it will enforce the “duty of responsibility”.

  • High Court rejects allegations of undue influence


    Submitted: 04 November 2016

    ​This recent decision saw the High Court reject the Libyan Investment Authority’s arguments that Goldman Sachs had exercised undue influence over it in relation to a series of financial transactions.

  • 100 days of MAR: the top ten Q&As


    Submitted: 28 October 2016

    Now that MAR has been up and running for several months, we take a look at some of the questions that seem to come up repeatedly, consider the answer to those questions and examine where else clarity may be needed.

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