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Dishonesty: A change of approach

On 29th April 2020, following the decision in the case of R v Barton and Booth [2020] EWCA Crim 575, the Court of Appeal identified that the two-limb test for dishonesty as identified in the case Ghosh, is no longer the approach to be taken.

Cybersecurity requirements for licensees

Entities regulated under the Insurance Law will need to implement cybersecurity measures in proportion to their cyber risk profile by 27 November 2020 following the release of the Rule and Statement of Guidance on Cybersecurity for Regulated Entities by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority on 27 May 2020.

Wirecard – has the German financial regulator lost its immunity?

The German regulator BaFin is being sued for abuse of authority following one of the biggest fraud scandals of the decade with German payment processor, Wirecard AG, filing for insolvency owing €3.5bn and its chief executive arrested on suspicion of accounting fraud and market manipulation. This article explores the situation and considers the need for change.


Employment law 2013 review: holiday pay

Holiday entitlement is important to individuals. Where and when one spends much deserved rest and recovery often takes months of thoughtful planning. A worker who believes they have not been given the correct holiday leave or pay will feel aggrieved. Once again, the long-running saga of how to deal with holiday leave entitlement for those […]

Walker Morris provides legal input at LRS Consultancy’s recycling services event

Walker Morris provided legal input at LRS Consultancy’s recent event ‘Recycling services: avoiding exposure and turning TEEP to your advantage’, which provided a forum for local authorities and the resource management industry to hear from keynote speakers and to discuss legal requirements for recycling services. The event also helped to raise awareness of the opportunities that […]

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court — another busy year

The change of name to the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court makes sense. This court deals with intellectual property cases of all kinds, not simply patent cases, provided the value of the claim is not worth more than £500,000. By limiting the length of trial — often to just one day – and the amount of work done […]

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