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Developments in directors' remuneration reporting and key issues for 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 5 2015

As many companies prepare to finalise their second Directors' Remuneration Report under the new disclosure and voting regime, we are able to look

Tesco inquiry by UK food retail watchdog

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 5 2015

We thought you would be interested to hear about the launch of the first formal investigation by Christine Tacon, the Grocery Supply Code of Practice

How much is the price of milk? The supply chain debate reaches Parliament

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 22 2015

A cross-party group of MPs met at Parliament on Tuesday 20 January to discuss payment practices in the UK supply chain. The meeting followed a number

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