Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles

June 2018

Court of Appeal provides much needed clarity on QOCS where there has been pre and post 1st April 2013 CFAs

Court of Appeal provides much needed clarity on QOCS where there has been pre and post 1st April 2013 CFAs

In Catalano v Espley-Tyas Development Group Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1132, DAC Beachcroft, who represented the Defendant, won in the Court of Appeal on the ...

Banking & Finance Further News and Updates

Banking & Finance Further News and Updates

For a summary of other recent updates including: the new director of SFO, Investigations of Lloyds bank and KPMG over HBOS fraud, additional charges a ...

FCA fines Canara Bank for serious AML failings relating to its trade finance activities in the UK

FCA fines Canara Bank for serious AML failings relating to its trade finance activities in the UK

On 6 June 2018, the FCA published its Final Notice explaining the grounds upon which it fined Canara Bank £896,100 and imposed a restriction on it acc ...

Private prosecution for Conspiracy to Defraud results in conviction and 8 year sentence: the case for Private Prosecutions

Private prosecution for Conspiracy to Defraud results in conviction and 8 year sentence: the case for Private Prosecutions

On 11 June 2018, Paul Sultana was sentenced to 8 years' imprisonment and disqualified from acting as a director for seven years following a prosecutio ...

Carney and Parmar – further comfort for banks facing mis-selling claims, and a word of warning about witness evidence

Carney and Parmar – further comfort for banks facing mis-selling claims, and a word of warning about witness evidence

The two recent High Court decisions in Carney & others v NM Rothschild & Sons and Parmar and another v Barclays Bank plc will be welcomed by b ...

Banking & Finance Disputes Update - June 2018

Banking & Finance Disputes Update - June 2018

DAC Beachcroft's Banking & Finance Disputes Update focuses on events occurring within the banking, financial, city business and general regulatory ...

CVA Best Practice

CVA Best Practice

The British Property Federation has produced a document to codify CVA best practice with a view to giving guidance to insolvency practitioners on key ...

The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018, in force from 1 July 2018

The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018, in force from 1 July 2018

Following the recent introduction of the Pre-Action Protocol for the Resolution of Package Travel Claims, which applies where no letter of claim was s ...

DAC Beachcroft 2018 Review April to June 2018

DAC Beachcroft 2018 Review April to June 2018

An update on recent DAC Beachcroft disease claims from April to June 2018.

Fixed costs on claims commenced within the Portal, even if settlement order fails to record it

Fixed costs on claims commenced within the Portal, even if settlement order fails to record it

Claims commenced within the Low Value Protocols, which are not allocated to the multi-track, should be the subject of fixed calculable costs, as set o ...