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diciembre 2015

Portal claims and pre-med offers – Gavin Edmondson Solicitors Limited v Haven Insurance Company Limited

Portal claims and pre-med offers – Gavin Edmondson Solicitors Limited v Haven Insurance Company Limited

The question of whether costs are payable in Portal claims where solicitors are instructed to submit the claims, but settlement is reached directly wi ...

Accountancy Newsletter December 2015

Accountancy Newsletter December 2015

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

Hacked off? Accountants increasingly being targeted by hacking scams

Hacked off? Accountants increasingly being targeted by hacking scams

Recently we have seen an increase in professionals who hold client money being targeted by hacking scams. Accountants are increasingly being targeted ...

Pre-Packs – The latest attempt at transparency

Pre-Packs – The latest attempt at transparency

Pre-Packs Often seen as controversial by the press but essential by restructuring professionals, pre-packs are the arrangement whereby a sale of all o ...

Illegality defence remains uncertain - the latest from the Court of Appeal

Illegality defence remains uncertain - the latest from the Court of Appeal

This month in Sharma v Top Brands Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 1140 the Court of Appeal has again been asked to grapple with the question of when the illegalit ...

No continuing contractual duty to correct investment advice

No continuing contractual duty to correct investment advice

The recent High Court decision in Worthing and Another v Lloyds Bank Plc [2015] EWHC 2836 (QB), provides helpful guidance on the issue of continuing d ...

Claims against trustees in bankruptcies and the trustees' duty to the bankrupt

Claims against trustees in bankruptcies and the trustees' duty to the bankrupt

The recent case of Oraki v Bramston and Defty [2015] EWHC 2046 (Ch) concerned former bankrupts' claims of professional negligence against their former ...

For in-house counsel: practical implications of managing litigation

For in-house counsel: practical implications of managing litigation

The Jackson reforms were aimed at increasing the efficiency and reducing the costs of litigation. Since the implementation of the reforms on 1 April 2 ...

Regulation round up

Regulation round up

FRC 2016/19 Strategy The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) announced its 2016/19 strategy on 28 October 2015, outlining its priority areas for the nex ...

The FSCS perspective on HMRC's accelerated payment notices campaign

The FSCS perspective on HMRC's accelerated payment notices campaign

The latest on HMRC's 'clamp down' on tax avoidance, including news on how the Financial Services Compensation Scheme represents another area of exposu ...