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Causation in Medical Consent Cases post-Montgomery: two 2017 cases
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2017

So far in 2017 there have been two cases which have clarified the need for claimant parties to establish causation on a conventional basis in cases

Agreeing to treat FOS decisions as binding
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2016

This article looks at the case of Templars Estates Ltd and others v National Westminster Bank Plc and Royal Bank of Scotland, 2016. The High Court was

Court of Appeal rules that identity of employees making money laundering reports can be redacted when disclosing documents in Shah and another v HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited 2011 EWCA Civ 1154
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2011

The case concerns an interim application regarding the disclosure of documents by HSBC, in the context of proceedings brought by Mr Shah and his wife against HSBC seeking damages for breaches of duty and failure to follow his instructions to process transactions whilst the bank’s requests for consent under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) were pending with the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA).

Where a defendant has agreed to indemnify a claimant in respect of actual liabilities, the defendant is not estopped from challenging the existence or amount of the claimant’s liability to a third party
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2011

The Claimant was engaged by a company to provide engineering services for buildings which subsequently sustained substantial damage.

English indemnity lawparsing the promise: words are important, but so are actions
  • Pillsbury
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2011

A recent decision of the English Queen's Bench Technology and Construction Court demonstrates that to be enforceable under English law, indemnities must always be clearly and precisely worded.

High Court considers enforcement of indemnities
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2011

Must an indemnifying party meet in full all claims arising, including a third-party claim which has not been defended by the indemnified party?

Bribery Act 2010 receives royal assent, and overhauls outdated anti-corruption laws
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 23 2010

Everyone knows what a bribe is and the outlawing of bribery and corruption has been a focus of Parliament since the Magna Carta declared that "We will sell to no man either justice or right".

Managing ex-pats - posting staff to potentially dangerous parts of the world
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2010

We address key questions faced by employers posting staff to potentially dangerous parts of the world.

Data protection new enforcement powers
  • Cobbetts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2010

Employers have always had obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) in respect of personal data they hold regarding their employees, customersclients and other third party individuals.

Scottish ruling on equalisation may help employers with Scottish schemes
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 12 2010

This case was heard in the Court of Session in Scotland and, like the previous English case of Independent Trustees Services Ltd v Knell, involved equalisation of normal retirement dates for men and women under the scheme rules.