Bribery Act Review – Facilitation payments still problematic

Last week, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) sent letters to industry leaders, inviting them to comment on whether the Bribery Act has had an impact on their attempts to... Read more

FIFA Corruption Arrests

The news of the arrest of FIFA officials in Switzerland in relation to a bribery investigation by US authorities highlights more than ever the international reach of corruption legislation like the... Read more

Supreme Court Decision in Olympic Case

Trustees of the Olympic Airlines S.A. Pension and Life Assurance Scheme v Olympic Airlines SA [2015] UKSA 27 The Concept of "Establishment" under EU Regulation 1346/2000 for Winding Up Proceedings ... Read more

Jetivia SA v Bilta (UK) Ltd [2015] UKSA

Scope of the attribution doctrine, illegality defence and extra-territorial effect of s.213 Insolvency Act 1986 On 22 April 2015, the Supreme Court provided its judgment in Jetivia SA v Bilta (UK)... Read more

UK company law continues to evolve and lead from the front

The modernisation and future direction of UK company law is being shaped by the increasing interrelationship between national and international laws, and emerging significant developments. Read more

SFO shows that it can target SMES

If any reminder was needed, last month showed that bribery investigations and indeed convictions are not limited to damaging large multi-national companies such as BAE but can be devastating for SMEs... Read more

Employment Tribunals: How to bring or defend a claim

The Employment Tribunals Handbook: Practice, Procedures and Strategies for Success, Fourth Edition Read more

New guide helps companies avoid the shareholder remuneration backlash

Directors’ remuneration incentives are currently the largest source of shareholder dissent with 7% voting against remuneration reports. But how do directors’ remuneration committees find the balance... Read more

Fosbrook and Laing move their contract expertise to Bloomsbury Professional

We are delighted to announce that, for the first time, Bloomsbury Professional will be publishing the new 6th edition of the market leading contract book The A-Z of Contract Clauses, Sixth Edition, ... Read more

A contract is not worth the paper it’s written on

Or not written on as many people now ‘experience’ contracts not as a printed document, but on a computer screen. This poses certain challenges. Read more

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