InSure — November 2014: EU Council agrees its general approach to IMD2; and more download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 5-Dec-2014

Addleshaw Goddard has released the November 2014 issue of its InSure publication.

SME banking sector — is it time for change? download subscription

Dentons 26-Nov-2014

The Competition and Markets Authority has decided to launch an investigation into the PCA and SME retail banking sectors.

Loose lips sink banks download subscription

Dentons 17-Nov-2014

Information exchanges between competitors are regarded by the European Commission as being potential ‘object’ restrictions of competition.

CMA identifies competition concerns in retail banking download subscription

Dentons 14-Nov-2014

On 12 November, the CMA published details of the members of the investigation group and the timetable for its investigation.

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Walker Morris 11-Nov-2014

The CMA is to make a ‘Phase 2’ market investigation reference in relation to the supply of retail banking services to personal current account customers and SMEs. 

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Local authorities are not liable for acts of abuse by foster carers download subscription

Outer Temple Chambers 18-Dec-2014

The High Court has held that local authorities who place children in foster care are not vicariously liable for acts of physical and sexual abuse committed by foster carers.

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Kemp Little 18-Dec-2014

A truncated due diligence exercise, however time-efficient, can lead to unexpected exposure for purchasers.

Client contacts in the age of social media download subscription

Mourant Ozannes 18-Dec-2014

The Royal Court of Jersey has held that a businesses’ client contact information, stored on a database such as Microsoft Outlook, is protected by laws of confidentiality.

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Kemp Little 18-Dec-2014

Care should be taken when inserting clauses into acquisition agreements that require parties to speak to each other to resolve problems.

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Kemp Little 18-Dec-2014

A truncated due diligence exercise, however time-efficient, can lead to unexpected exposure for purchasers.

Directors' duty of confidentiality and the return of confidential information download subscription

Kemp Little 18-Dec-2014

The High Court has held that a director is not subject to an implied term requiring the delivery up of confidential documents after the termination of his appointment.

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The FCA marches down the road to competition concurrency download subscription

Dentons 16-Jul-2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is currently preparing for the award of concurrent competition enforcement powers on 1 April 2015.

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CMA probes estate agents restriction on advertising fees and discounts download subscription

Shoosmiths 12-Dec-2014

The importance of companies being able to freely advertise their fees or discounts has again been highlighted by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

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Shoosmiths 12-Dec-2014

One way of seeking to manage cashflow in the construction supply chain is to use the right of set-off, and including a contractual set-off clause can provide significant benefits.

Avoiding trouble at Christmas: the festive period and legal issues download subscription

Shoosmiths 11-Dec-2014

The season to be jolly is once more upon us, but employers should be mindful of the legal issues that can arise over the festive period.

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To intervene or not to intervene: Guernsey Court of Appeal confirms the applicable test download subscription

Mourant Ozannes 18-Dec-2014

On 11 September the Guernsey Court of Appeal confirmed the test to be applied in determining whether a person should be added as a party to existing proceedings.

Recent Privy Council guidance on anti-suit injunctions in the context of insolvency proceedings download subscription

Mourant Ozannes 18-Dec-2014

When a company is being wound up in the jurisdiction where it is incorporated, should an anti-suit injunction be issued to prevent a creditor or member from pursuing proceedings in another jurisdiction?

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Case update: access to registers of members — a place for Pelling download subscription

Mourant Ozannes 18-Dec-2014

In May the English Court of Appeal held that access to a company’s register of members did not have to be given if one of the purposes of the request was not proper. What are the implications for Guernsey? 

Naming a company: what's in a name? download subscription

Kemp Little 17-Dec-2014

If you are thinking of forming a new company, limited liability partnership or business, new regulations coming into force on 31 January 2015 may help when it comes to choosing your company name.

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