Financial services & Tax

Conflict of interests and RBS’s fear

The attempt by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to prevent law firm Cooke, Young & Keidan (CYK) from acting for Property Alliance Group (PAG) in its &p

Pinsent Masons accused of ‘deliberately misinterpreting’ SFO data

White & Case partner comes to the defence of City colleague and argues SFO has 'lost it

£100 tax return fine brings in £87m for HMRC

Treasury also intercept 17,000 fraudulent or incorrect repayments worth more tha

Record-high overseas information requests increases burden on financial sector

'Disruptive' and 'expensive' process should lead to increased diligence checks, says RP

SRA’s new consumer credit regulation receives LSB approval

Streamlined approach will benefit firms and clients, says SR

HMRC pushes ahead with criminalising failure to prevent tax evasion

New offence could become a 'damp squib' ignored by foreign companies, warns ta

A victory for substance 
over form

The decision in Bank of Cyprus broadens the principles which determine whether equitable subrogation is the appropriate remedy for unjust enrichment, write

08 Dec 2015 | Courts & Judiciary

MoJ should focus on the financial market CMCs in review, says First4Lawyers

Insurance industry told to put its house in order and take a zero-tolerance approach to challenging dubious claim

More businesses look to Human Rights Act for protection

Clarification needed on whether British Bill of Rights will allow businesses to rely on human rights arguments in the future, say

10 Nov 2015 | Courts & Judiciary

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