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Accountancy Newsletter March 2019

Accountancy Newsletter March 2019

DAC Beachcroft's Accountancy newsletter features topical news and insights for our clients and contacts.

Stoffel & Co v Maria Grondone (2018) – When is illegality a defence to negligence?

Stoffel & Co v Maria Grondone (2018) – When is illegality a defence to negligence?

The illegality defence (also known as the doctrine of ex turpi causa) denies a claimant a legal remedy where his claim is based on his own illegal ac ...

Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2018] EWHC 963 (Comm) – Accountants had not assumed responsibility for economic losses flowing from negligent accounting treatment

Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2018] EWHC 963 (Comm) – Accountants had not assumed responsibility for economic losses flowing from negligent accounting treatment

MBS' claim against GT for £48.5M largely failed. Applying SAAMCo principles, GT was found not liable for the economic consequences of MBS entering int ...

Nature and Effect of the solicitors Equitable Lien

Nature and Effect of the solicitors Equitable Lien

The Supreme Court Considers the Nature and Effect of the Solicitors' Equitable Lien For the First Time - Gavin Edmondson Solicitors Limited (Responden ...