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Directors may not rely on limitation as a defence, the Supreme Court holds
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2018

Directors may not be able to rely on limitation as a defence to some misfeasance claims, following the Supreme Court's decision in Burnden Holdings

Attributing a director's fraud to a company
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2018

Singularis Holdings Ltd (the "Company") was set up to deal with the personal assets of Mr Al Sanea. Mr Sanea was at all the times the sole

English Litigation Privilege: will an emissions trading case cause a change of climate for investigators? February 2018
  • HFW
  • United Kingdom
  • February 22 2018

A recent ruling by the English High Court in BILTA v RBS1, concerning EU Emissions Allowances ("EUAs" or "carbon-credits") trading has re-opened the

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • February 2 2018

The biggest news for the loan market in 2017 was the announcement by Andrew Bailey of the FCA that LIBOR may cease to exist

Pointers from recent cases on wrongful trading and misfeasance
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2018

There are two aspects of wrongful trading and misfeasance that are of interest (i) board directors (and those advising the board) must be aware of the

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update - 22 December 2017 - 4 January 2018
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • January 11 2018

On 22 December 2017, the FMLC published a paper on the potential impact of Brexit and WTO rules on financial services. The paper focuses on the

Legal privilege - human right or fraudster's shield?
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • November 20 2017

The recent decisions in Avonwick Holdings Ltd and others v Shlosberg and Leeds v Lemos have restricted the ability of trustees in bankruptcy to use

The ACT Borrower’s Guide to the LMA’s Investment Grade Agreements
  • Slaughter and May
  • USA, United Kingdom, OECD, European Union
  • September 1 2017

The Association of Corporate Treasurers (“ACT”) sets the global benchmark for treasury excellence. As the chartered body for treasury, it leads the

Civil Fraud Quarterly Round-Up: Q2 2017
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom, Belgium
  • July 3 2017

In ICICI Bank UK plc v Mihir Mehta & Others the Court was asked to determine whether a worldwide freezing injunction could be continued against

Insolvency Litigation: recent cases and issues (April 2017)
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

This month the new Insolvency Rules 2016 came into force, replacing the Insolvency Rules 1986. We cover this, and other issues affecting professionals