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Following a £16 million spending spree at Harrods from the wife of a now jailed banker that would make even Roman Abramovich’s eyes water, Unexplained Wealth Orders were thrown into the limelight when this became the first time the National Crime Agency pursued one.
A summary of the main driving offences and penalties under The UK Road Traffic Act 1988.
Here are some of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) focus areas and hot topics of 2018.
We are very pleased to confirm that, in addition to the firm’s gold level global partnership, we are a local sponsor of this year’s Inclusion@Lloyd’s Dive In Festival in four US cities – Chicago, Miami, New York and Philadelphia.
Dishonesty, want of integrity, professional misconduct and negligence: these concepts form a vexed spectrum of negative conduct characteristics from solicitors and other professionals. Elisabeth Ross looks at recent developments to help detangle these terms.
Case review 17/08/2018
This decision is a useful summary of the principles and procedure that should be applied when administrators are considering assigning a claim of the insolvent company.
Infrastructure companies are key to a country’s economy. They provide essential services to industries by assisting economic development and connecting people. The importance of their role is recognised by the recently updated FMI Rules which came into force on 4 August 2018.
Alleged mis-selling with a trusts twist – extra risks for banks in providing “one stop shop” services for wealthy individuals?
Wealthy individuals maintain a private banking account, through which they buy high risk investment products on margin. The markets then fall. The assets held in the account fall in value. Margin calls are made by the bank. The wealthy individuals then allege that the bank should not have sold such products to them.
The HSE has published its business plan for the year ahead, setting out the HSE’s priorities for 2018/2019. This article focuses on the HSE's key priorities for this upcoming year.