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Latham continues City recruitment spree with hire of Clifford Chance infrastructure M&A head

Legal Week rss Feed - 4 hours 47 min ago
The hire is the latest in Latham's European expansion

ArielBank PLC

FCA - 5 hours 5 min ago
We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

BBC calls on government to clarify privacy law

Law Gazette News - 5 hours 11 min ago

Appeal against Sir Cliff Richard judgment ’would be unsatisfactory means of addressing the issues’, broadcaster says.  

New law to provide equal opportunities for disabled employees in UAE

Out Law News Feed - 5 hours 50 min ago
ANALYSIS: A new law which seeks to protect and provide equal opportunities for individuals with disabilities in the workplace is the latest move by authorities in the UAE to develop and modernise local employment law.

Regulators begin joint pension scams awareness campaign

Out Law News Feed - 7 hours 16 min ago
Pension savers are being warned to be wary about unsolicited 'too good to be true' pension review offers, and to check who they are dealing with before reinvesting their savings in a new advertising campaign.

FCA enforcement action increases in wake of senior managers regime

Out Law News Feed - 7 hours 30 min ago
The number of enforcement actions opened by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has rocketed by 23% during the last 12 months, with the number of investigations into governance issues and financial crime soaring.

Universities face balancing act with serious misconduct complaints-handling

Out Law News Feed - 7 hours 43 min ago
ANALYSIS: The challenges universities face when handling complaints of alleged serious misconduct, and the significant implications of getting it wrong, has been highlighted in a recent case involving a US university.

Broker pledges PII product based on firms' long term history

Law Gazette News - 9 hours 10 min ago

New analytics tools allow Marsh to tailor how it calculates risk of each client.

Appeal over criminal legal aid decision 'still on the cards'

Law Gazette News - 9 hours 41 min ago

Legal Aid Agency updates Crown court fee position following High Court defeat.

Businessman's £3.5m estate challenged by infants

Law Gazette News - 9 hours 47 min ago

‘Unusual’ that wills should be challenged by six-month and three-year-old, judge says.

Schroeder Law Firm

FCA - 9 hours 54 min ago
We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

Capital Finance Group Limited (clone of FCA Appointed Representative Introducer firm)

FCA - 9 hours 56 min ago
Fraudsters are using the details of firms we authorise to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, authorised firm. Find out more about this ‘clone firm’. 

Tribunal allows capital allowances claim on hydro-electric scheme

Out Law News Feed - 10 hours 4 sec ago
Capital allowances were available on part of the expenditure incurred by energy company SSE on a hydro-electric scheme, the UK's First-tier tax tribunal has decided.

365 Binary Option owned by Oproserv Ltd

FCA - 10 hours 11 min ago
We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

Court of Appeal awards security for costs against Russian national

Out Law News Feed - 10 hours 17 min ago
The Court of Appeal has ordered a Russian national to provide full security for the legal costs of a former business partner.

Information for customers of Premier FX Limited

FCA - 10 hours 50 min ago
On 13 August 2018, on the application of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the High Court appointed administrators in respect of Premier FX Limited (Premier). Premier is authorised by the FCA under the Payment Services Regulations 2017 to perform money remittance services. The FCA took this action to ensure that customers of Premier were adequately protected. The FCA will continue to work closely with the firm during the administration to ensure that customers are treated fairly. Dina Devalia and Peter Hart of PFK Geoffrey Martin & Co. have been appointed joint administrators of Premier. Customers who want to contact the firm to discuss their accounts can do so by emailing premierfx@geoffreymartin.co.uk, by contacting Brooke Overton-Yorke on 020 7495 1100, or by writing to: PKF Geoffrey Martin & Co. 1 Westferry Circus Canary Wharf London E14 4HD Further information can be found on the firm’s website at https://premierfx.com

Freshfields’ former Manchester pioneer on moving to DWF and 're-engineering' law firms

Legal Week rss Feed - 10 hours 55 min ago
Anup Kollanethu on becoming DWF's new CEO of managed services

Help for firms falling short on complaints-handling

Law Gazette News - 11 hours 9 min ago

Guidance states importance of notifying clients about ombudsman at the time of engagement as well as at the end of a complaints process. 

Cryptocurrency scam victims lose £10k on average, says Action Fraud

Out Law News Feed - 11 hours 24 min ago
Victims of cryptocurrency scams each lose more than £10,000 on average, according to new figures published by the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime.

Dickson Minto and Kirkland lead as Blackstone sells Black Jack and Fruit Salad maker for £100m

Legal Week rss Feed - 11 hours 39 min ago
Tangerine Confectionery, which also owns Black Jack, Refreshers and Sherbet Fountains is being sold to CapVest's Valeo Foods, owner of Fox's Mints

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