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Appeal against “disproportionate” erasure
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2011

M appealed against the decision of a fitness to practise panel to erase him from the medical register on the basis that this was disproportionate.

Striking off 'severe' but appropriate and not to be interfered with
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 24 2011

A former nurse, Ms Foulche, was struck off the register following a finding of misconduct and appealed against the decision of the NMC's Fitness to Practise Panel.

Client awarded judgment against accountant who advised in favour of donation tax shelter scheme
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2010

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently awarded approximately $45,000 to two individuals who sued their accountant for advising them to participate in a donation tax shelter arrangement and for taking secret commissions in respect of the scheme.

Illinois circuit court reinforces Seventh Circuit’s limitation on financial advisors’ liability under fairness opinions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 28 2009

Three recent decisions, taken together, offer valuable guidance to financial advisors for avoiding liability when issuing financial opinions.

Mitigating evidence - why, when and what effect?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2007

When a professional is facing a disciplinary hearing, part of the defence preparation will relate to the kind of mitigation which can be put forward if the professional is found guilty of misconduct.