Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Stuart Forsyth v the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulatory Authority: Integrity Findings

Stuart Forsyth v the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulatory Authority: Integrity Findings

The decision concerns two references by Mr Forsyth in respect of decision notices issued by the FCA and the PRA (the “Regulators”) on 30 September 201 ...

Stuart Forsyth v the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulatory Authority: Limitation and Disclosure Findings

Stuart Forsyth v the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulatory Authority: Limitation and Disclosure Findings

On 6 July 2021 the Upper Tribunal handed down judgment in Mr Forsyth’s reference challenging the Financial Conduct Authority’s (“FCA”) and the Prudent ...

Digital Dispute Resolution Rules – a new way of resolving tech disputes?

Digital Dispute Resolution Rules – a new way of resolving tech disputes?

On 22 April 2021 the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce, chaired by Sir Geoffrey Vos, Master of the Rolls, published new arbitration rules, the Digital Dispute ...

COVID-19: Furlough Scheme – Guidance for Companies

COVID-19: Furlough Scheme – Guidance for Companies

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”), which has been in place since March 2020, has proven to be a crucial initiative to seek to stave off ec ...

Court of Appeal confirms Ivey test for Dishonesty is correct and clarifies the English Court’s approach to rules of precedent

Court of Appeal confirms Ivey test for Dishonesty is correct and clarifies the English Court’s approach to rules of precedent

An important decision for the determination of offences involving dishonesty and of note for international parties involved in litigation in England. ...

Cryptoassets – Regulation and Risk. Plus Ca Change?

Cryptoassets – Regulation and Risk. Plus Ca Change?

Cryptoassets – Exchange tokens, utility tokens and security tokens: What are they? How do they work? Are they safe? How do I know they are safe? Are c ...

Business Crime Update: Much Ado about Nothing - SFO issues Corporate Co-operation Guidance

Business Crime Update: Much Ado about Nothing - SFO issues Corporate Co-operation Guidance

It has long been a problem for criminal prosecutors that corporate crime is difficult to detect. The criminal act can remain concealed and the effects ...

Private Prosecutions – An Update

Private Prosecutions – An Update

In light of continuing budget restrictions faced by enforcement agencies and the police, private prosecutions remain on the agenda and an option to be ...

Overseas Production Orders – UK law enforcement agencies have new powers to compel disclosure of electronic data stored abroad (well, not quite yet)

Overseas Production Orders – UK law enforcement agencies have new powers to compel disclosure of electronic data stored abroad (well, not quite yet)

On 12 February 2019, the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 came into force.  Its aim is to assist law enforcement agencies speed up the proc ...

FCA Business Plan: What we can expect in the year ahead

FCA Business Plan: What we can expect in the year ahead

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently published its 2019/2020 Business Plan outlining its key priorities and planned activities for the y ...