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Supreme Court rules in judicial review on scope of duty of confidentiality owed by public bodies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 11 2016

The Supreme Court has granted judicial review of a decision by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs ("HMRC") to reveal confidential taxpayer information


Corporate Crime Update - October 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2016

The Criminal Finances Bill 2016-17 (the "Bill") was presented to Parliament and had its first reading in the House of Commons on Thursday 13th


Publication of the Criminal Finances Bill 2016-17
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2016

The Criminal Finances Bill 2016-17 (the "Bill") was presented to Parliament and had its first reading in the House of Commons on Thursday 13th


Court of Appeal finds settlement offer not subject to “without prejudice” protection as it amounted to an unambiguously improper threat
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2016

The Court of Appeal has recently considered the rarely invoked "unambiguous impropriety" exception to without prejudice ("WP") privilege: Ferster v


MAR_bitesize - Managers' Transactions - Restrictions and Notification Requirements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 5 2016

As was the case under the previous market abuse regime, MAR imposes various obligations on persons discharging managerial responsibility (PDMRs) in


Corporate Crime Update - September 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • September 30 2016

London’s Southwark Crown Court recently approved only the second Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) since the introduction of DPAs in 2014. Herbert


MAR_bitesize - New Market Abuse powers for the FCA (2)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2016

The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Market Abuse) Regulations 2016 (the "regulations") were passed to ensure that UK law was compatible with


Scope of proposed new offence of failing to prevent economic crime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

This week has seen a flurry of press reports which appear to suggest that individual directors could be held personally liable for the acts of


Court of Appeal considers jurisdiction test in tort claims against employees under Brussels regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 2 2016

The Court of Appeal has held that claims in conspiracy against former employees did not come within the employment jurisdiction provisions in the


UK: One month to deadline for implementing FCA and PRA whistleblowing rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2016

Given the distractions of the summer holiday season and the aftermath of the Brexit referendum, it would be understandable if other developments