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FSA successfully appeals decision on foreign regulator’s request for assistance

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • April 22 2010

The Court of Appeal held in Amro International SA and Creon Management SA v FSA that the FSA is not required to satisfy itself of the correctness of what it is being asked to investigate by a foreign regulator or the basis upon which the investigation was asked for

PA Holdings granted leave to appeal to the Supreme Court

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 2 2012

The Supreme Court has given the taxpayer permission to appeal in HMRC v PA Holdings Limited

Morrison v National Australia Bank

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • July 1 2010

In a decision of great significance to non-US issuers and their shareholders, the US Supreme Court has clarified and restricted the extra-territorial application of the anti-fraud provisions of US federal securities laws

Court of Appeal to consider availability of court action to top up FOS awards

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 9 2013

The Court of Appeal has granted a firm permission to appeal a recent High Court decision which held that complainants who accept an award of

Choose your advisor carefully a case of negligent tax advice on options

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 15 2008

A recently published case before the Special Commissioners shows the danger of receiving (and giving) negligent tax advice in relation to employee share options

Was it hedging or speculation, and did that really matter anyway?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 19 2012

The difference isn’t always clear

Financial Ombudsman awards decisions cannot be 'topped up' in court proceedings

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 19 2014

The Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that where a consumer has accepted a decision of the Financial Ombudsman Service ("FOS"), the consumer

'Gross' vs. 'simple' negligencecontract controls where law lacks delineation

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 28 2011

"Gross negligence" is a term often used in agreements, where one party seeks to exclude liability for breach unless liability arises directly as a consequence of "gross negligence" or the like

IG Markets case provides useful analysis of the principles of dishonest assistance

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 5 2013

In a recent decision, the Commercial Court dismissed a claim for dishonest assistance against IG (a major financial broker and provider of CFD

Integrity: when honesty is not enough

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 8 2010

Integrity is a concept usually associated with honesty