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Passing the buck - ex turpi causa and third party liability for criminal penalties
  • Corker Binning
  • United Kingdom
  • June 28 2017

When convicted of a criminal offence, how far is it permitted for another to accept the consequences of the sentence? Put another way, to what extent


General Counsel Update - February 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia
  • March 1 2017

When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union, 18 months prior to the June


BREXIT: charting a new course
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 21 2017

If 2016 ended with more questions than answers as to how Brexit would take shape, 2017 began with at least a little more clarity. Speeches delivered


English Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 5 2017

The High Court in November ruled that the government did not have the constitutional authority to trigger Article 50. The Supreme Court’s judgment on


Beyond Brexit: Visions of a post-2020 world
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

Uncertainty is said to be the enemy of business, and the Brexit referendum has created plenty of doubt about what the future may hold. As the UK and


Campbell v Gordon: Director does not have to compensate injured employee for company’s failure to provide insurance
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2016

An employee was injured in a work accident. The employer’s insurance didn’t cover the accident. Then the company went bust - so it had no money of


Supreme Court determines that a director cannot be liable to an employee under the Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 for a failure to insure
  • Cooley LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 19 2016

In Campbell v Gordon 2016 UKSC 38 the Appellant, Mr Campbell, was employed by a company as a joiner. Mr Gordon, the respondent, was the sole


Brexit - What lies ahead for German enterprises?
  • Oppenhoff & Partner Rechtsanwälte
  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • June 27 2016

In the last weeks Referendum the British public has voted in favor of the UK leaving the EU. As a result the UK will enter into negotiations with the


Disputes Digest - March 2016
  • CMS
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • March 21 2016

The English judicial approach to contractual interpretation is one of the cornerstones of English law. English law is one of the most popular choices


Bracing for Brexit: countdown to impact.
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 10 2016

With increasing numbers campaigning for Britain to leave the EU, ever closer union is looking ever more uncertain. Opinion about the positive and