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Carillion Plc (in liquidation) v KPMG LLP and KPMG Audit Plc [2020] EWHC 1416 (Comm)

European Union, United Kingdom - June 11 2020 A recent unsuccessful application by Carillion for pre-action disclosure from its former auditors, KPMG, confirms that such orders remain outside the…

Kate Cordery, Emily Rivett, Stephen Roberts

Professional negligence: dealing safely with third parties

United Kingdom - September 10 2012 The recent dismissal by the Commercial Court of a claim brought against the professional services firm KPMG LLP provides useful guidance as to the circumstances in which a professional advisor will owe a duty of care to a party other than its client.

Paul Hollands

Art law - Recent developments - May 2019

European Union, United Kingdom - May 21 2019 Welcome to the latest issue of our "Art law - recent developments" newsletter in which we discuss legal issues currently affecting the global art…

Alan Ward

In force today: Fifth Money Laundering Directive applies to the art market

European Union, United Kingdom - January 10 2020 For the first time, the art market has become a “regulated” sector across Europe for anti-money laundering (“AML”) purposes. Crucially this means…

Alan Ward

Ivory Act 2018 - A political triumph at the art market's expense?

European Union, United Kingdom - May 28 2019 The Ivory Act 2018 (the "Act") received Royal Assent on 20 December 2018 and is expected to come into force later this year. The Act introduces a…

Danielle Maddox