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September 2018

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 ...

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 ...

Accountancy Newsletter September 2018

Accountancy Newsletter September 2018

DAC Beachcroft's Accountancy newsletter features topical news and insights for our clients and contacts SFO v ENRC appeal – implications for FRC i ...

SFO v ENRC appeal – implications for FRC investigations

SFO v ENRC appeal – implications for FRC investigations

In a highly anticipated decision, the Court of Appeal in Director of the Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation [2018] has allo ...

Insolvency and Corporate Governance Consultation – the implications for directors, auditors and professional advisers

Insolvency and Corporate Governance Consultation – the implications for directors, auditors and professional advisers

Introduction Following a number of high profile major company failures, regulators and the Government will hope that new reforms will go some way to r ...

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 ...

"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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...