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When is a parent company liable in tort for acts of its subsidiary? AAA and Others v Unilever PLC and Another [2018] EWCA Civ 1532

  • This case looks at the circumstances in which a parent company may be liable in tort for the acts of its, usually foreign, subsidiary. 
  • There is no special doctrine in tort...

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Global accountants liability update June 2018

The Hogan Lovells Global Accountants’ Liability team is pleased to provide you with the attached June 2018 Accountants’ Liability update. Our team of securities and professional ...

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Private action for contempt of court?

In March, the UK Supreme Court handed down a landmark judgment, in which it held that:

  1. contempt of court constitutes unlawful means for the purposes of the tort of unlawful means...

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Ghosh is gone - now a one-stage test for dishonesty?

A recent UK Supreme Court case has decided that the current test for dishonesty in criminal proceedings should no longer be used when directing juries on the law in criminal cases. The Ghosh...

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No limitation period in breach of duty claim against director

A recent UK Supreme Court decision establishes that where a director unlawfully transfers property to a company he controls, a subsequent breach of duty claim will not be subject to a...

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Global accountants' liability update, April 2018

The Hogan Lovells Global Accountants’ Liability team is pleased to provide you with the attached April 2018 Accountants’ Liability update. Our team of securities and...

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The SFC's enforcement priorities for 2018

In late February, the SFC published its Enforcement Reporter setting out its enforcement priorities and approaches for 2018.

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Hong Kong Court confirms common law recognition and assistance for foreign voluntary liquidations

On 8 February 2018, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (the "Hong Kong Court") ruled that the common law power to recognise and assist foreign insolvency proceedings extends to voluntary ...

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