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Trustee Quarterly Review - August 2016
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 12 2016

Legal Update In this edition we discuss: Brexit - the impact on UK pension schemes DB funding - the Pensions Regulator’s 2016 statement Cap on early


Campbell v Gordon: Director does not have to compensate injured employee for company’s failure to provide insurance
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2016

An employee was injured in a work accident. The employer’s insurance didn’t cover the accident. Then the company went bust - so it had no money of


UK: What level of dishonesty counts as fraud? An analysis of recent Supreme Court judgments
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2016

The Supreme Court published two judgments on how dishonesty affects insurance claims before the end of the most recent Trinity term: Hayward


Brexit means Brexit - and we’re going to make a success of it
  • Eversheds
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 10 2016

And so started the tenure of our second female prime minister. She did not campaign for Brexit but she has made clear that she will see it through


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


HM Treasury publishes guidance on Women in Finance Charter
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • August 4 2016

Following the HM Treasury's launch of the Women in Finance Charter (the Charter), the HM Treasury has published high level guidance in an attempt to


Hayward v Zurich: Insurer can set aside settlement on basis of fraud where it had suspicions before it settled
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2016

The earlier judgments in this case were reported in Weekly Updates 2011 and 1315. To establish the tort of deceit, it must be shown that the


Supreme Court holds that a settlement may be set aside for fraud even if fraud was suspected
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2016

The Supreme Court has held unanimously that, where a party seeks to set aside a settlement agreement on the grounds that it was induced to enter into


Fraud: setting aside a compromise influenced by fraudulent misstatements
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2016

On 27 July 2016, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in Hayward v Zurich Insurance Company plc. This clarifies the extent to which a party to a


Deceit - Hayward v Zurich Insurance Company plc (Supreme Court)
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2016

In a landmark judgment for defendants, the Supreme Court has unanimously decided that where an insurer suspects fraud but has nevertheless chosen to