In this panel webinar focused on Civil Fraud, Neil Kitchener QC considers “Damages in securities litigation”; Richard Mott discusses “Reliance in securities litigation”; and Emma Jones looks at “Limitation in fraud claims”.
Supreme Court held that, in common with other documents, a tax return must be interpreted as a whole.
On 14 April 2021, in IGE v HMRC allowed GE’s appeal against the decision of Zacaroli J.
This article looks at the recent case of In the Matter of Prudential Assurance Company Ltd and Rothesay Life Plc and the recasting of the principles to be applied on an application for sanctioning an insurance transfer under Part VII of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.
In its judgment in Berkeley Square Holdings & Ors v Lancer Property Asset Management Ltd & Ors, the Court of Appeal has provided important clarification of the scope of three separate exceptions to without prejudice privilege, including one which has never previously been applied in England, and another for which the legal basis has been notoriously unclear.
Ireland’s Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD, has brought a Financial Resolution before the Dáil to impose a stamp duty charge of 10% on the purchase of 10 or more residential houses in Ireland within a 12-month period.
Reyes Maroto, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism in Pedro Sánchez’s government in Spain has announced a wide-ranging strategy to drive Spain’s economic recovery.
LISTed is the Maples Group’s industry newsletter from the global listings team. The Group’s global listings team is an acknowledged leader in listing services with specialist teams based in its Cayman Islands, Dublin, Hong Kong, Jersey, London and Luxembourg offices.
An accepted and growing trend across many businesses today, particularly in banking, legal, and professional services firms, is that data analytics drives business value. The challenge is in implementation. How can businesses use data in the best way to achieve tangible business success?
This BigHand whitepaper features expert commentary from legal professionals leading the charge in law firm DEI, resource management and innovation from the UK and US.
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Linklaters and Latham & Watkins have been called up to act for Wise on its plans to go public on London’s main market. Fintech Wise is instructing Linklaters, led by corporate M&A partner James Wootton, with US corporate and capital markets partner Mike Bienenfeld, UK associates Patrick Fincham and George Davie, as well as US […]
Linklaters’ former head of energy, infrastructure and project finance in the Middle East is moving to Herbert Smith Freehills, The Lawyer can reveal. This hire coincides with HSF refreshing its strategy in the region to focus on energy and infrastructure, with Sarosh Mewawalla joining as a partner in HSF’s Dubai office. Mewawalla’s experience in the […]
A Hong Kong partner at Kirkland & Ellis has landed a new role as the general counsel of Webull Financial, a fast-growing Chinese-owned electronic trading platform. Benjamin James left Kirkland this month following a nine-year tenure as a partner in the firm’s Hong Kong office. A seasoned lawyer focusing on corporate and US securities law […]
The London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) has concluded its £30m panel review with 17 firms scoring a place. .The latest panel, which was launched in August 2020, sees seven additional firms appointed following the LUPC’s last review in 2017. Firms to have won a place include Addleshaw Goddard, BLM, DAC Beachcroft and Pinsent Masons while […]
Linklaters’ ex-tech COO has told the London Central Employment Tribunal that the incidents detailed in a sexual harassment claim did not happen. Partha Mudgil, who left the magic circle firm in February 2020, gave evidence on day two of a three-day hearing on Wednesday afternoon and insisted that “none of the incidents that are part […]
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