The UK Supreme Court has found that a public body, HM Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”), breached its duty of confidentiality to a taxpayer after a senior official disclosed confidential information to journalists which was later published in a national newspaper (R... Read More or Download PDF
Publications & Updates
The firm's most recent publications & updates are listed below. To access all publications & updates for any particular practice area, please use the By Practice Area section and click on the relevant practice area in the list.
The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Investigations 2017 has recently been published. Corporate Investigations covers common issues in corporate investigations laws and regulations – including internal investigation, self-disclosure to enforcement authorities, investigation process, confidentiality and attorney-client privileges – in 20 jurisdictions.... Read More or Download PDF
CFDs and Retail Clients: Will the Central Bank prohibit the sale/ distribution of CFDs to retail clients, or introduce stricter investor protection measures?
Central Bank Consultation On 6 March 2017, the Central Bank published a Consultation on the Protection of Retail Investors in relation to the Distribution of CFDs seeking feedback on whether it should prohibit the sale or distribution of contracts for... Read More or Download PDF
This briefing summarises recent cases, developments and trends relevant to ongoing efforts to resolve the mortgage arrears crisis. Mortgage arrears and repossessions are a key area of focus in the 2016 Programme for Partnership Government. Recent Cases Should the Courts consider whether... Read More or Download PDF
Under MiFID, “investment advice” is the provision by an investment firm of a “personal recommendation” to a client, either at the client’s request or at the firm’s initiative, in respect of one or more transactions relating to financial instruments. Under... Read More or Download PDF
Since its inception in 1957, the European Union (EU) has been based on four key principles: the free movement of goods, persons, services and capital. The English Premier League has benefitted significantly from the free movement of workers with a... Read More or Download PDF