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Legal and Financial Risk – October 2014

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'


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