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Landlord’s threats of legal action amounted to harassment of tenant

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Metropolitan Housing Trust Ltd v Worthington (1) and Parkin (2) alerts landlords to the risk of their dealings with tenants amounting to unlawful harassment.  Housing Management and Litigation experts Karl Anders and Lucie Bryan explain and offer practical advice, which will be of particular interest for social housing providers […]

Cabot SPR appeal: A welcome outcome for unsecured lenders in Scotland

Walker Morris partner Rob Aberdein explains an appeal allowed by the Sheriff Appeal Court which clarifies that the “interventionist and problem-solving approach” required of sheriffs under the new Simple Procedure Rules Simple Procedure Rules (SPR) for low value claims does not extend to undefended claims.  The appeal concerned a number of test cases and will […]

Industry responds to SME access to the FOS

The FCA last week published a suite of responses it has received to a consultation paper (CP18/3) released in January this year setting out the FCA’s proposed changes to the jurisdiction of the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to open the FOS complaints resolution process to small businesses (SMEs). The fourteen responses published come from a […]

Cyber security, separation and self-protection online

Social media has many benefits, enabling us to keep in touch with old and new friends alike, sharing special moments with ‘followers’, organising events or tracking exercise progress. However, there is a dark side to the web.  Every click, post or search adds to your very own digital footprint, this leaves everyone vulnerable to exploitation. […]

Romanian companies will be able to distribute dividends on a quarterly basis

The Romanian Parliament recently approved the Law on the Amendment and Completion of the Accounting Law No. 82/1991, Amendment and Completion of the Companies Law No. 31/1990 and Amendment and Completion of Law No. 1/2005, on the organisation and functioning of cooperative companies. Before entering into force, the law will have to be promulgated by […]

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Four positive signs for employers on the legal front

By Barbara J Harris In the last few weeks, there have been encouraging developments, from judge and jury alike, for employers fending off claims by disgruntled workers. Rochelle Cohen was terminated from Bank of New York/Mellon in 2010 as part of a reduction in force. Ms Cohen, one of many people finding themselves out of […]

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Former K&L Gates Hong Kong partner sentenced to 12 years for fraud

Former Hong Kong partner of K&L Gates, Navin Kumar Aggarwal, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty over a HK$8bn (£665m) fraud and money laundering scheme to cover his gambling debts in Macau. Judges in the High Court of Hong Kong handed down the sentence last week, citing Aggarwal’s misbehavior as […]

Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill — changes to the intestacy rules

By Stephanie Brobbey The Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill, which makes significant amendments to the intestacy rules, recently had its first reading in the House of Lords. Read on to find out more about these changes…. The Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill (the Bill) is currently working its way through the House of Lords, with […]

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