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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2018

The House of Commons report on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace published on 18 July 2018 is a valuable exposition of an endemic problem. It


Liability of parent companies for the acts of subsidiaries - AAA v Unilever
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2018

Since the seminal decision of the House of Lords in Saloman v A Saloman & Co Ltd1, English law has recognised companies as legal persons distinct


Weekly Digest: 6 August 2018
  • 6 King's Bench Walk
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2018

This week’s Digest considers four judgments. The first was handed down by the Supreme Court and concerned an Enhanced Criminal Record Certificate and


Supreme Court has the Final Say on Litigation Trafficking
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 1 2018

In a landmark judgment delivered on 31 July 2018, the Supreme Court has ruled in the case of SPV OSUS Limited v HSBC Institutional Trust Services


‘What goes on behind closed doors’
  • BPE Solicitors LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2018

One of the great strengths behind mediation, whether conducted before the issue of proceedings or after, is that it allows the parties to have frank


New proposals to give UK authorities powers to obtain electronic evidence from overseas
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 30 2018

A Bill is passing through the House of Lords that would enable UK authorities to directly obtain data held overseas as part of their investigation of


Court must not give weight to "residual concerns" that do not reach the standard of proof
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2018

The Court of Appeal has overturned a decision by a Commercial Court judge who appeared to take into account “residual concerns” that admissions of


Civil Liabilities Bill - further update
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2018

Since my last update, the Civil Liabilities Bill has completed its way through the House of Lords, concluding this part of the process on 27 June 2018


Government introduces legislation to streamline Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 19 2018

New proposals are set to reform the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards which have been criticised for being too complex and too bureaucratic. In


Accountants’ Liability Update
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2018

Following fierce public and Parliamentary criticism of the Financial Reporting Council for its handling of investigations into audit firms, in