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Consultation on new sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences

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

The Sentencing Council for England and Wales has launched a consultation on new guidelines to be used by courts when passing sentence for corporate

UK: FOS had no jurisdiction to deal with D&O complaint as director was not a “consumer” for the purposes of the DISP rules

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 3 2014

In R (on the application of Bluefin Insurance Services Ltd) v Financial Ombudsman Service Ltd, the Administrative Court ruled on a judicial review

UK Supreme Court considers proper approach to awarding compensation for breach of trust in a commercial context

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

The Supreme Court has confirmed that equitable compensation for breach of trust in the context of a commercial transaction, and in the absence of

UK: executive remuneration and share plans

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2014

The FRC has published a revised version of the UK Corporate Governance Code which applies to UK listed companies for reporting years beginning on or

Contractual obligations to act in good faith

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2014

Unlike in many other legal systems around the world, English common law does not recognise a general contractual duty to act in good faith either when

Consumers are doing it for themselves - the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Regulations 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2014

A new civil right of action for consumers became available on 1 October 2014, against traders and businesses which have employed certain misleading

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

Reporting by extractive companies on government payments early UK implementation from 1 January 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 10 2014

Two EU Directives were passed in 2013 which mandate annual reports on payments to governments by companies in the extractive industries which are

UK Court of Appeal confirms extra-territorial reach of contempt proceedings

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 22 2014

In Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Co and another v Al-Sayed Bader Hashim Al Refai and others 2014 EWCA Civ 715, the English Court of Appeal

Court of Appeal finds foreign subsidiary not domiciled in England under Brussels Regulation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 18 2014

The Court of Appeal has held that the South African subsidiary of an English parent did not have its central administration in England and was