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junio 2018

CVA Best Practice

CVA Best Practice

The British Property Federation has produced a document to codify CVA best practice with a view to giving guidance to insolvency practitioners on key ...

Banking & Finance Disputes Update - June 2018

Banking & Finance Disputes Update - June 2018

DAC Beachcroft's Banking & Finance Disputes Update focuses on events occurring within the banking, financial, city business and general regulatory ...

Carney and Parmar – further comfort for banks facing mis-selling claims, and a word of warning about witness evidence

Carney and Parmar – further comfort for banks facing mis-selling claims, and a word of warning about witness evidence

The two recent High Court decisions in Carney & others v NM Rothschild & Sons and Parmar and another v Barclays Bank plc will be welcomed by b ...

Private prosecution for Conspiracy to Defraud results in conviction and 8 year sentence: the case for Private Prosecutions

Private prosecution for Conspiracy to Defraud results in conviction and 8 year sentence: the case for Private Prosecutions

On 11 June 2018, Paul Sultana was sentenced to 8 years' imprisonment and disqualified from acting as a director for seven years following a prosecutio ...

FCA fines Canara Bank for serious AML failings relating to its trade finance activities in the UK

FCA fines Canara Bank for serious AML failings relating to its trade finance activities in the UK

On 6 June 2018, the FCA published its Final Notice explaining the grounds upon which it fined Canara Bank £896,100 and imposed a restriction on it acc ...

Banking & Finance Further News and Updates

Banking & Finance Further News and Updates

For a summary of other recent updates including: the new director of SFO, Investigations of Lloyds bank and KPMG over HBOS fraud, additional charges a ...

Court of Appeal provides much needed clarity on QOCS where there has been pre and post 1st April 2013 CFAs

Court of Appeal provides much needed clarity on QOCS where there has been pre and post 1st April 2013 CFAs

In Catalano v Espley-Tyas Development Group Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1132, DAC Beachcroft, who represented the Defendant, won in the Court of Appeal on the ...

DAC Beachcroft 2018 Review April to June 2018

DAC Beachcroft 2018 Review April to June 2018

An update on recent DAC Beachcroft disease claims from April to June 2018.

The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018, in force from 1 July 2018

The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018, in force from 1 July 2018

Following the recent introduction of the Pre-Action Protocol for the Resolution of Package Travel Claims, which applies where no letter of claim was s ...

Two separate fraud cases dismissed at the same time on appeal by the High Court

Two separate fraud cases dismissed at the same time on appeal by the High Court

In two recent appeal cases, heard together in the High Court, the appeal judge overturned the judgments made at first instance and dismissed all perso ...