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Whose file is it anyway: What should a solicitor provide to a client when met with a request for "the file"?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2017

The Law Society has published new guidance on what a solicitor should do when a client requests a copy of its file. Last year we reported on how


What chance is there for developers railing against Stamp Duty Land Tax
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2017

After nearly three years of the increased residential Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) rates and almost a year of the SDLT surcharge for additional


The role of executive pay in promoting responsible business
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2017

Executive pay is a thorny issue. Well-structured remuneration packages can help to ensure that companies are run responsibly for the benefit of


Altogether now - aggregation in solicitors' professional negligence claims
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2017

The first respondent, ILP, was a law firm engaged by a property development company in relation to the development of holiday resorts in Turkey and


Blockchain technology for contracts: Above the law?
  • RPC
  • European Union
  • March 23 2017

A recent report by the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) explores how blockchain technology could continue to develop and impact on a


Supreme Court judgment on SAAMCo
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2017

The Supreme Court has affirmed and clarified the principles laid down by Lord Hoffmann in SAAMCo and subsequently in extra-judicial commentary. It


High Court reviews pre and post-judgment interest
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • March 21 2017

The interest payable by losing parties in litigation, both pre and post-judgment, is an issue of considerable importance to all parties concerned -


Full and frank disclosure - how independent is your expert witness?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2017

In EXP v Barker (2017 EWCA Civ 63) the Court of Appeal emphasised the importance of independence and objectivity in expert evidence. If there is any


Secret 'wealth-screening' by charities breaks data laws
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

The ICO investigation revealed multiple data protection breaches by charities, including the secret wealth screening of donors in order to target


Tribunal concludes that capital gains tax legislation is compliant with Human Rights and EU law
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

In William Reeves v HMRC 2017 UKFTT 192 (TC), the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) has held that section 167 Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992 (TCGA