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September 2018

High Court quashes proposed service reconfiguration in Corby

High Court quashes proposed service reconfiguration in Corby

In the latest challenge to a local NHS service reconfiguration exercise, the High Court has granted a judicial review of Corby CCG's plans to change s ...

CCG ICO update article

CCG ICO update article

It's been over three months since the GDPR came into force. Here we look at some of the new case law and updated guidance from the ICO regarding data ...

NHS Improvement directs providers to pause current plans to create new subsidiaries until further notice

NHS Improvement directs providers to pause current plans to create new subsidiaries until further notice

NHS Improvement ("NHSI") has issued a statement requesting that providers pause current plans to create new subsidiaries or make changes to existing s ...

DAC Beachcroft win 3.2db NIHL case-Too small to be noticeable

DAC Beachcroft win 3.2db NIHL case-Too small to be noticeable

The question of whether hearing loss was de minimis was considered in the recent case of Wiseman v Overhead Doors (Great Britain) Ltd in the County Co ...

Housebuilder Monthly Top Tip: Town and Village Green – the grass may be greener following first High Court ruling on trigger events

Housebuilder Monthly Top Tip: Town and Village Green – the grass may be greener following first High Court ruling on trigger events

The risk of a TVG application being made in respect of land which a developer has set its sights on has long been a cause for concern for landowners a ...

Learning from Suicides: NHS Resolution looks at the way forward

Learning from Suicides: NHS Resolution looks at the way forward

Against the backdrop of learning from patient deaths remaining high on the national agenda across the healthcare sector, NHS Resolution's recently pub ...

Relief for Pension Trustees facing tax liability

Relief for Pension Trustees facing tax liability

M v St Anne's Trustees Limited (June 2018) – In the Court of Appeal in Guernsey DAC Beachcroft and Carey Olsen acted for the trustee in this successfu ...

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 ...

"Maxwellisation" and the FRC

"Maxwellisation" and the FRC

It is a fundamental legal principle in regulatory investigations that "a person be given a fair opportunity to respond to criticism prior to its publi ...

Can claimant's ATE insurance resist a professional's application for security for costs?

Can claimant's ATE insurance resist a professional's application for security for costs?

Accountants and other professional advisers, forced into defending weak or speculative claims in court proceedings, may seek a security for costs orde ...