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Labour prepares Commons ambush for probate ‘stealth tax’

Law Gazette News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 17:00

Opposition confirms it will formally object to statutory instrument to reform probate fees. 

Labour prepares commons ambush on probate ‘stealth tax’

Law Gazette News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 17:00

Opposition confirms it will formally object to statutory instrument to reform probate fees. 

People who live in glass houses shouldn't make article 8 claims, judge rules

Law Gazette News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:54

High Court dismisses privacy and nuisance complaint by neighbours of the Tate Modern gallery in London.   

People who live in glass houses shouldn't make article 8 claims - judge

Law Gazette News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:54

High Court dismisses privacy and nuisance complaint by neighbours of the Tate Modern gallery in London.   

People who live in glass houses shouldn't make privacy claims - judge

Law Gazette News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:54

High Court dismisses article 8 case by neighbours of the Tate Modern gallery in London.   

Pensions Regulator to have extra powers in mismanagement crackdown

Out Law News Feed - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:20
The UK government is planning to introduce new criminal offences and increase civil penalties against employers and pensions trustees who fail to comply with pensions rules.

Firms must re-contact certain previously rejected PPI complainants by end April

Out Law News Feed - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:13
Firms must write to certain consumers who made unsuccessful complaints about payment protection insurance (PPI) and invite them to make a new complaint "as soon as reasonably practicable", the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.

Irish government urged to progress renewables support scheme

Out Law News Feed - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:02
Urgent action to progress a proposed renewable energy support scheme is needed by the Irish government if it is to avoid an investment hiatus, an expert has said.

Court of Appeal reinforces strict six-week planning challenge time limit

Out Law News Feed - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 15:48
The Court of Appeal has refused to extend the six-week statutory time limit for challenging a planning inspector's decision, in a case where the individual had been prevented from filing on the day of the deadline.

Zurich Capital Management

FCA - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 15:07
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.

Frontier Markets (clone of authorised firm)

FCA - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 13:08
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’. 

Supreme Court set to give crucial negligence ruling

Law Gazette News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 12:23

Justices examining whether claimant in Raleys must prove his ‘lost’ claim would have been an honest one.

'Monstrous' behaviour under fire at criminal bar

Law Gazette News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:31

Too many senior roles occupied by people who have ‘never changed a nappy’. 

Judge's 'oppressive behaviour' cited in care appeal

Law Gazette News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:18

Court of Appeal rules consent was not freely given at family hearing in Sheffield last month.

Law Society warns of 'no deal' IP chaos

Law Gazette News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:08

Guidance says that broadcasters could have to seek further copyright clearance.

Regulation of bank outsourcing to be toughened in Singapore

Out Law News Feed - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 10:50
Banks operating in Singapore wishing to engage in outsourcing face more stringent oversight of their arrangements under plans being consulted on by the city state's central bank.

FCA begins High Court Proceedings against Samuel Golding, Shantelle Golding, Digital Wealth Limited and Outsourcing Express Limited

FCA - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 10:48
On 4 February 2019 the FCA commenced proceedings in the High Court against Samuel Golding, Shantelle Golding and two of their companies, Digital Wealth Limited and Outsourcing Express Limited (the Defendants).

UK housing planning system underperforming due to lack of resources, says report

Out Law News Feed - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:30
The UK’s National Audit Office (NAO) has issued a critical report finding that the planning system is underperforming and cannot demonstrate that it is meeting housing demand effectively.

Family judge expresses remorse for dozing off during hearing

Law Gazette News - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 08:15

Lord chancellor and lord chief justice consider that no disciplinary action necessary against Mrs Justice Parker.

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