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ESG litigation: Shareholder actions under FSMA 2000: Important questions

United Kingdom - March 10 2022 Public companies need to be mindful of the risk of group shareholder actions under FSMA 2000 when publishing ESG statements to the market. Public…

Isobel McNaught

Corporate residence of subsidiaries: Court of Appeal decision provides more questions than answers

United Kingdom - March 11 2021 Though the CA judges unanimously agreed that the UT’s reasons for overturning the FTT decision were flawed, the judges disagreed on whether the FTT…

Litigation privilege does not apply to tax advice from accountancy firms, rules High Court

United Kingdom - November 24 2020 In a recent High Court case, a taxpayer (Sports Direct) tried to resist disclosing advice on a tax structure provided by Deloitte. Instead of legal…

The Tesco shareholder action settles

United Kingdom, USA - September 11 2020 A consent order filed with the Court on 2 September confirms that the Tesco group shareholder action, which had been due to go to trial in October…

The Tesco shareholder action: will it go all the way to trial?

United Kingdom - August 10 2020 The Tesco group shareholder action is due to go to trial at the High Court in October 2020. Tesco shareholders are using the cause of action under…

Janine Alexander