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Director Who Flouted Ban Given Jail SentenceJanuary 7, 2019

Ignoring a court ruling is a foolish strategy at any time – as a man who continued to act as a director after having been...

Modern Slavery Compliance Regime to be Tightened Up?December 19, 2018

There are estimated to be more than 40 million people who are victims of 'modern slavery' at any given time. A quarter of them are...

Sovereign Wealth Fund’s $3 Billion Worldwide Freezing Order OverturnedDecember 7, 2018

Worldwide freezing orders are an essential means by which dissipation of wrongfully obtained money and assets can be effectively prevented. However, as an important High...

Pension Trustees Take NoteNovember 26, 2018

Pension transfer scams are commonplace and cause a great deal of hardship for the dupe who puts their trust in the scammer and thereby loses...

If You Agree to Abide by Rules…October 7, 2018

Football Association (FA) rules require that, where disputes arise between players' agents and clubs, they must be resolved by arbitration rather than by public court...

Non-Disclosure is Fault of Policyholder Not BrokersAugust 15, 2018

It is no real surprise that insurers are often not wildly enthusiastic about paying claims and will deny liability when they are able to do...

Registered Your PSCs Yet?August 5, 2018

Every UK company is required to identify the people who are 'persons with significant control' (PSCs). Essentially, PSCs are the people who own or have...

Oral Contract Variation Invalid, Rules Supreme CourtJuly 22, 2018

The Supreme Court has decided a case which will be of significance to anyone who is used to making oral variations to contracts. The dispute involved...

Debt Management Company Investigation Brings BansJuly 4, 2018

There was a certain irony to a recent report that the directors of a debt management company – set up to offer advice and assistance...

Director Address Disclosures – ChangesJune 17, 2018

Recent changes have made it easier for company directors to withhold disclosure of their private addresses in publicly filed documents. Prior to 2009, the usual...

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