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Difficult law and the professional’s duty to warn
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2016

In professional negligence litigation the existence and extent of a duty to warn has been a thorny issue over the years. Is a professional obliged to

Mercury signing - guidance on the execution of documents
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 6 2016

Following the decision in the Mercury Case, a practice of ‘virtual signings and closings’ has developed to avoid the logistical problems in getting a

Tax accountant advice does not attract solicitor client privilege in the UK
  • Thorsteinssons LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2013

Subject to limited exceptions, communications involving legal advice between a lawyer and his or her client are privileged. As a result, a client can

Deducting benefits falling outside the CRU recovery scheme
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2009

The Compensation Recovery Unit will seek to recover benefits paid to claimants which are listed in Schedule 2 of the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) Act 1997

Cross-Border Investigations Update
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • China, France, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 27 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) hired a dedicated compliance expert, Hui Chen, to assist its attorneys in evaluating companies’ Foreign Corrupt

Local Government briefing note 12012: Income generation and costs recovered from third parties for legal services
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2012

Local authorities often have the opportunity to recover costs from third parties or generate income by doing third party work

Tax advice and privilege
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 7 2011

A Treasury discussion paper is considering privilege in relation to tax advice

Waiver of privilege: deployment and cherry-picking
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2012

A recent tribunal decision has given a reminder of when a waiver of privilege will (or will not) extend further than a party intends: Fisher v HMRC 2012 UKFTT 335

Disclosure of tax avoidance schemes: new guidance issued
  • CMS
  • United Kingdom
  • June 7 2011

The Law Society has issued a Guidance Note for solicitors, which considers the relationship between solicitors' statutory obligation to disclose tax avoidance schemes to HMRC and legal professional privilege

Foreign Bribery Update - May 2016
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia, Canada, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 23 2016

This Update covers a range of important developments in Australia and overseas in the area of foreign bribery policy, investigations and regulation