Legal and Financial Risk – October 2014
Hogan Lovells Legal and Financial Risk is a bi-monthly newsletter on recent legal developments that will impact upon corporates and financial institutions.
In this issue:
- Bribes and secret commissions: Supreme Court clarifies the principal/agent relationship
- Proposed new regulatory framework for individual accountability in the banking sector
- Court of Appeal identifies account number and sort code as the necessary information for making CHAPS payment
- Hats off to de facto directors
- The UK and Denmark say 'No' to European Account Preservation Orders
- Court of Appeal gives guidance on identifying domicile of a company
- Oral agreements ought to be contractually agreed and documented to ensure they are enforceable and binding on all parties
- Court concludes 'Friendly Discussions' clause is enforceable
- US courts affirm presumption against extraterritoriality
Read the full newsletter: 'Legal and Financial Risk – October 2014'