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julio 2016

Proof of fraud previously suspected can unravel the finality of a settlement

Proof of fraud previously suspected can unravel the finality of a settlement

The question of whether post-settlement evidence may be used to recover the ill-gotten gains of a fraudulent Claimant was considered by the Supreme Co ...

Corporate H1 Deals 2016

Corporate H1 Deals 2016

DAC Beachcroft's London Corporate team advised on more than 30 completed deals in the first half of 2016 with an aggregate value of more than £300m.   ...

First practical guidance on how to successfully implement new models of care

First practical guidance on how to successfully implement new models of care

When it comes to the strategic issues around integrating health and social care services, what's needed is the exceptional leadership to successfully ...

Insurance Act 2015: Supreme Court rewrites Fraudulent Devices Rule

Insurance Act 2015: Supreme Court rewrites Fraudulent Devices Rule

The Supreme Court yesterday overturned the Court of Appeal and ruled that a fraudulent device (renamed in the judgment as a "collateral lie") will not ...

Covert Medication – Guidance from the Court of Protection

Covert Medication – Guidance from the Court of Protection

A recent Court of Protection case (AG) provides guidance on the use of covert medication for people who lack capacity and are deprived of their libert ...

Second Deferred Prosecution Agreement approved by the English Court demonstrates the value of Self Reporting

Second Deferred Prosecution Agreement approved by the English Court demonstrates the value of Self Reporting

On 8 July 2016, Judgment was handed down in the case of the Serious Fraud Office v XYZ Limited (Case No. U20150856) in which the second Deferred Prose ...

Employers face tougher penalties for illegal working

Employers face tougher penalties for illegal working

Changes have been introduced under the Immigration Act 2016 with effect from 12 July 2016 to strengthen punishments for employers who employ illegal m ...

Latin America Quarterly Update July 2016

Latin America Quarterly Update July 2016

DAC Beachcroft's LatAm Quarterly Newsletter discusses topical news and issues in Latin America

Telecommunications giant files for Brazil's biggest bankruptcy request

Telecommunications giant files for Brazil's biggest bankruptcy request

On 20 June 2016, Rio de Janeiro-based Oi SA, Brazil’s fourth-largest telecom company, filed the largest judicial reorganisation petition in Brazil’s h ...

Gigante de las telecomunicaciones comienza la reorganización judicial más grande de Brasil

Gigante de las telecomunicaciones comienza la reorganización judicial más grande de Brasil

El 20 de junio de 2016 Oi SA, la cuarta empresa brasileña de telecomunicaciones, con sede en Río de Janeiro, presentó la solicitud de reorganización j ...