Allen & Overy reports on a change in how the court will assess whether a financial advisor has used reasonable care and skill when giving investment advice.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 27 October 2016 | Practice Area: Financial Services Regulation
Since ISG Construction Ltd v Seevic College , a party who loses an adjudication for failing to serve a payment notice and/or pay less notice must pay the contractor the notified sum as per the interim application. However, the scope has remained unclear. A new judgment provides clarity.
Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 27 October 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution
On 28 September 2016, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) marked six months since the implementation of the Senior Managers and Certification Regimes by providing feedback on its implementation so far and proposing measures to further strengthen the regime.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 26 October 2016 | Practice Area: Insurance
Cyprus can offer a solution to international firms and institutions seeking certainty over access to the EU Single Market.
Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 26 October 2016 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law
The Pension Schemes Bill has been introduced into Parliament and proposes new regulation for Master Trusts to be authorised and supervised by the Pensions Regulator.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 26 October 2016 | Practice Area: Pensions
On 29 September, the FCA published its long-awaited third consultation paper on how it plans to amend its rules to take account of MiFID 2. Emma Radmore and Andrew Barber highlight those parts of the FCA's rules that will see most change.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 25 October 2016 | Practice Area: Financial Services Regulation
In a growing number of courts, a negotiated protective order entered for discovery purposes will not protect litigants’ confidential information from public disclosure.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 25 October 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution
This month the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control updated its ‘Frequently Asked Questions Relating to the Lifting of Certain U.S. Sanctions Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Implementation Day’.
Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 25 October 2016 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law
This briefing looks at the recent High Court judgment in Idemitsu Kosan v Sumitomo Corporation, a ruling which provides useful guidance for parties engaged in negotiating share purchase agreements or other contracts.
Law Firm: Mayer Brown | Published: 25 October 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution
An employment tribunal has confirmed that female store workers can use male distribution depot workers as comparators in their equal pay claims.
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 25 October 2016 | Practice Area: Employment
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