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FOIA High Court decision on disclosure of confidential information by a regulator
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2009

In Financial Services Authority v Information Commissioner 2009 EWHC 1548 (Admin) the High Court considered whether information requested from the FSA under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 ("FOIA") was protected from disclosure by virtue of the provisions on confidential information in s.348 Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 ("FSMA"


Riotous assembly?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2013

Under the Riot (Damages) Act 1886 (the “1886 Act”), the police are strictly liable to compensate persons who have sustained loss and damage to


Ahead of the pace: police law update - summer 2015
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2015

In recent months many forces have been faced with the prospect of civil claims relating to historic child sexual exploitation allegations, some of


Financial institutions e-briefing: insurance update: 911 attack on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center: 1 attack or 2?
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 28 2013

The issue of whether the terrorist attack on the Twin Towers on 11 September 2001 was one attack or two was considered by an English Court for the


Indemnity costs
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 26 2010

Henry Webster was attacked at school in 2007


AXA General Insurance Limited and others v The Lord Advocate and others
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2011

The Supreme Court recently released its judgment in the case of AXA General Insurance Limited and others v The Lord Advocate and others


General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have


Civil litigation costs: sousa vs london borough of waltham forest council
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • June 7 2011

Trees for which the London Borough of Waltham Forest Council (the "council") was responsible caused damage to Mr Sousa's property as a result of their roots encroaching from the pavement outside


Government confirms ECJ gender ruling will apply only to new contracts entered into after 21 December 2012
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 16 2011

On 1 March 2011 the European Court of Justice issued its judgment in the Test-Achats case, ruling that gender based pricing in contracts of insurance is a contravention of EU law and that from 21 December 2012 insurers will be obliged to apply unisex premiums and benefits


Preventing double recovery: payments by a local authority towards the care costs of a personal injury claimant are relevant when assessing loss
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2007

The recent decision by the Court of Appeal in Andre Crofton v NHS Litigation Authority will be warmly welcomed by defendant insurers as it should significantly reduce their damages bill