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High Court construes aggregation provision in SRA's minimum terms for professional indemnity insurance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2015

In AIG Europe Limited v OC320301 LLP (formerly The International Law Partnership LLP) and Others 2015 EWHC 2398 (Comm), the High Court considered


Court of Appeal considers incorporation of terms from framework agreements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2015

Framework agreements are commonly used to facilitate similar transactions on consistent terms. In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal considered


UK: consultations on tax treatment of termination payments, IR35 and Sunday trading
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2015

The Summer Budget announced a number of forthcoming consultations which have now been published: The HMRC consult


UK: a record sentence for the SFO?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2015

On 3 August, the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) secured a conviction on eight counts of conspiracy to defraud against a former trader. He was


Current problems with unit-linked products
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2015

Long term insurance contracts may provide for defined benefits. Or the benefits may sometimes be linked to a with-profits fund. They may also be


Privy Council confirms availability of backward tracing
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2015

“Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes”, Virgil observed. Well, victims of fraud will certainly be happy with the Privy Council’s decision


UK launches financial advice market review
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2015

On 3 August, the UK Government launched what it described as a major new review to examine how financial advice could work better for consumers. The


Donatio mortis causa not a way to validate an invalid will
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2015

In King v The Chiltern Dog Rescue 2015 EWCA Civ 581, the English Court of Appeal had to decide whether to overturn a decision of the Chancery


The Privy Council considers the duty of candour in judicial review
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Mauritius, United Kingdom
  • August 7 2015

In the recent case of Peerless Limited v Gambling Regulatory Authority and others 2015 UKPC 29, referred from the Supreme Court of Mauritius ("the


UK: new publications: EHRC pregnancymaternity research and toolkit, Acas equality guides
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2015

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published new research on the prevalence of pregnancy and maternity discrimination, alongside a practical