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Insurance Bill considered by Parliament

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 14 2014

After eight years of consultation, the English and Scottish Law Commissions have now submitted the Insurance Bill for parliamentary review. The Bill

Changes to inheritance and intestacy rules in England and Wales may affect overseas property investors

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 12 2014

The English Inheritance and Trustees' Powers Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 24 May 2014 and is expected to come into force on 1 October 2014. The

Court of Appeal considers when a person may be a de facto or shadow director

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 11 2014

In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal upheld a finding that a director of a holding company had not become a de facto or shadow director of its

Court of Appeal finds parent company had no duty of care to its subsidiary’s employee

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 6 2014

The Court of Appeal has reversed a first instance decision that a parent company had assumed a duty of care to an employee of its subsidiary company

UK FCA proposes temporary product intervention rules for CoCos

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 5 2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced that it is proposing to use its temporary product intervention powers for the first time to

Contracts for difference: allocation and policy positions

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • August 5 2014

The UK Government has recently published further details on CfD allocation, including the draft Budget Notice for the first allocation round set to

Victoria's Secret no longer in the pink: Thomas Pink wins in trade mark fight

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 5 2014

On 31 July 2014, the High Court of Justice handed down its judgment in Thomas Pink Ltd v Victoria's Secret UK Ltd 2014 EWHC 2631 (Ch

Corporate crime update - July 2014 - United Kingdom

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 4 2014

U.K. Prosecutors have announced that former News of the World editor Andy Coulson will face retrial over charges relating to alleged corruption of

Court of Appeal finds waiver where privileged document provided for inspection and mistake not obvious

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 1 2014

The Court of Appeal has granted claimants permission to use privileged documents which had been disclosed inadvertently by the defendant (the SFO) in

Round up of pensions developments: July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 1 2014

The Finance Bill 2014 received Royal Assent on 17 July 2014, becoming the Finance Act 2014. The Act incorporates the changes announced in the Budget