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FCA publishes ambitious business plan

United Kingdom - April 19 2017 FCA’s latest Mission and Business Plan contain few surprises, but indicate a lot of work in diverse areas. The Mission, which takes into account

What are the global trends in the fintech sector?

Global, United Kingdom - April 12 2017 The use of technology clearly continues to be of critical interest to both established financial institutions and new 'challenger' entrants to the

Winners and losers for judiciary and firefighters in age discrimination rulings

United Kingdom - April 10 2017 In McCloud & Others v Ministry of Justice, the Employment Tribunal has ruled that transitional provisions in the New Judicial Pension Scheme (NJPS

Professional negligence - no contract, no fee, no problem? Court of Appeal rules on risks of giving free advice

United Kingdom - April 11 2017 The Court of Appeal's recent judgment in Lejonvarn v Burgess & Anr 2017 EWCA Civ 254 provides a sobering reminder to professionals and their

No longer a grey area: parallel imports criminal as well as unlawful

United Kingdom - April 18 2017 A Court of Appeal decision has confirmed that the sale of so-called ‘grey goods’ can constitute a criminal offence under section 92 of the Trade Marks

Ruling requiring a mandatory offer for shares in Glasgow Rangers upheld by Takeover Appeal Board

United Kingdom - April 26 2017 Rangers International Football Club Plc is the holding company of the leading Scottish football club, Glasgow Rangers. On 13 March 2017, the Takeover

Law v morality

United Kingdom - April 25 2017 The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) decides financial services disputes on the basis of what is "fair and reasonable." The recent case of R (Aviva

Elections - their impacts on emerging policy, legislation and decision-making

United Kingdom - April 24 2017 The forthcoming local government (and metro mayor) elections on 4 May 2017 in parts of the country mean we are already in a period of 'purdah' during

Supreme Court decision on key indirect discrimination cases

United Kingdom - April 21 2017 In the conjoined cases of Essop and others v Home Office (UK Border Agency) and Naeem v Secretary of State for Justice 2017 UKSC 27, the Supreme

Professional negligence: can insurers make a recovery from an insured's employee?

United Kingdom - April 21 2017 That employers sue employees for breach of employment contracts is not unusual. Indeed, it might be expected where an employee breaches a