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Mastercard vs. Merricks – a landmark step closer to US-style class actions

Mastercard vs. Merricks – a landmark step closer to US-style class actions

Introduction In December 2020, after a long wait for interested parties, the Supreme Court handed down its landmark judgment in the case of Mastercar ...

Accountancy Newsletter - December 2020

Accountancy Newsletter - December 2020

DACB’s Audit Liability Round-up for 2020 Those following the world of audit may think there is little Christmas cheer on offer for auditors goi ...

Sports Direct and Legal Privilege – the saga continues

Sports Direct and Legal Privilege – the saga continues

Background – Sports Direct, the FRC and privilege Last year we reported on the High Court’s first instance decision compelling the disclosure of privi ...

Significant extensions to the duty to self-report misconduct – the new ICAEW guidance

Significant extensions to the duty to self-report misconduct – the new ICAEW guidance

As all accountants are aware, their regulator, the Institute for Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (“ICAEW”), imposes a duty on its members t ...

A Global Pandemic – A Globally vulnerable workforce

A Global Pandemic – A Globally vulnerable workforce

We are in unprecedented times. Countries are emerging from enforced lockdowns across the world, and vast numbers of individuals are working from home. ...

A v B, FRC: the next chapter on disclosure of an audited entity’s privileged documents to the FRC

A v B, FRC: the next chapter on disclosure of an audited entity’s privileged documents to the FRC

Last month, the High Court gave its judgment in this tripartite dispute between the Claimant “A”, a retailer, its auditor “B”, and B’s regulator, the  ...