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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


Sector news: employment law update
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 1 2016

After delayed consultation the FCA and PRA published its policy statement for requirements on regulatory references. Part of the new SMCR regimes


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


Undeclared offshore income
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2014

On 11 September, the European Union officially confirmed a further round of economic sanctions against Russia in response to the continued crisis in


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


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


Charitable legacies - a question of give and take
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2012

The 2011 budget announced that it was the Government’s intention, following the completion of a formal consultation on the issue later that year, to introduce from April 2012 a lower Inheritance Tax charge where a person dies leaving 10 or more of their estate to charity in their Will


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


Is divorce confidential in the UK?
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • July 19 2012

This question was examined in the most recent instalment of a long running case involving Mrs & Mrs Charman


Trustee quarterly review
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2013

The relevant deadlines for submitting information and documents for the purposes of the 20132014 Pension Protection Fund ("PPF") levy are as