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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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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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Bank notified of a freezing injunction does not owe a duty of care to applicant

The Hong Kong Court has confirmed that a bank notified of a freezing injunction does not owe a duty of care to the party in whose favour the injunction is granted.

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Parent company may owe a duty of care to employees of African subsidiary

This case is the latest in a line of cases before the English courts about parent company liability, specifically the duty of care owed for activities of their subsidiaries.

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Global accountants’ liability update (May-June 2017)

Hogan Lovells’ global team of securities and professional liability lawyers is uniquely positioned to monitor legal developments across the globe that impact accountants’...

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Global Accountants’ Liability Update March and April 2017

Hogan Lovells’ global team of securities and professional liability lawyers is uniquely positioned to monitor legal developments across the globe that impact...

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