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Professional advisors - the implications of the Work and Pensions and BEIS Committees’ report into Carillion

United Kingdom - May 23 2018 In our article Conduct Risk and Corporate Governance - lessons from Carillion we consider some of the corporate conduct issues highlighted by the Work…

Peter Broadhurst, Tom Fyfe

A tort refresher: Time ladies and gentlemen! The question of limitation

United Kingdom - December 12 2017 Successfully deploying a limitation defence can give defendants a knock-out blow, but questions of limitation are not always straightforward in tort…

A tort refresher: Everybody needs good neighbours: establishing a duty of care in negligence

United Kingdom - December 12 2017 Before a negligence action can be brought, it must first be shown that the defendant owes the claimant a duty of care. The law of tort has developed…

A tort refresher: Potential liability of regulators

United Kingdom - December 12 2017 Although public policy considerations mean that regulators are rarely found liable for performance of their statutory functions, certain…

Vicarious liability and deliberate data breaches by employees

United Kingdom - December 7 2017 The court considered a claim brought by several thousand Morrisons employees under a Group Litigation Order (a GLO) following the malicious…