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Solicitor's liability to opposing party

Solicitor's liability to opposing party

Steel v NRAM Limited [2018] UKSC 13 (28 February 2018) This case had an unusual dimension as the claim was brought by one party to an arm’s length tra ...

Changes to Accountants’ Indemnity Insurance - what goes round comes around?

Changes to Accountants’ Indemnity Insurance - what goes round comes around?

In May 2017, various changes were made to the ICEAW's Professional Indemnity Insurance Regulations and in particular, the minimum approved wording. Th ...

James Shepherd v Byrne & Partners - “unprompted” voluntary disclosure in the context of tax saving schemes

James Shepherd v Byrne & Partners - “unprompted” voluntary disclosure in the context of tax saving schemes

Although a claim against solicitors, this recent tax negligence case is worthy of note by those working in the accountancy field. During 2010, Mr Shep ...

Accountancy Newsletter October 2017

Accountancy Newsletter October 2017

DAC Beachcroft's Accountancy newsletter features topical news and insights for our clients and contacts.

Privilege and criminal regulatory investigations

Privilege and criminal regulatory investigations

SFO v ENRC [2017] EWHC 1017 The judgment of Mrs Justice Andrews handed down on 8 May 2017 in SFO v Eurasion Natural Resources Corporation Ltd [2017] E ...

Channon v Ward: A contrived claim and a refreshing result

Channon v Ward: A contrived claim and a refreshing result

The decision in Channon v Ward is an important reminder for accountants and other professionals to ensure that their work falls within the confines of ...

Corporate offences under the Criminal Finance Act 2017: implications for accountants and tax advisors

Corporate offences under the Criminal Finance Act 2017: implications for accountants and tax advisors

Having received Royal Assent at the end of April, the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the "Act") is expected to come into force this autumn. The Act will ...

Accountancy Newsletter May 2017

Accountancy Newsletter May 2017

DAC Beachcroft's Accountancy newsletter features topical news and insights for our clients and contacts.

Pitfalls for accountants undertaking legal work

Pitfalls for accountants undertaking legal work

In the aftermath of the implementation of the Legal Services Act (the "Act"), accountancy firms of all sizes are considering the creation of alternati ...

Accountancy Newsletter February 2017

Accountancy Newsletter February 2017

DAC Beachcroft's Accountancy newsletter features topical news and insights for our clients and contacts.