Dispute Resolution Law Blog

12 November 2020

Insolvency Practitioners: the regulator’s reach is wide when it comes to integrity

It goes without saying that Insolvency Practitioners must behave honestly and with integrity in all their professional dealings.  IPs must handle money and assets in a way which justifies the trust placed in them, but some professionals don’t realise that the way they behave on a Saturday night may be just as relevant to their ability to continue in their chosen profession as the way they behave on a Monday morning.   

Julie Matheson

10 November 2020

Fraud and opportunism during COVID-19

The current global pandemic has provided and will continue to provide plentiful opportunities for fraud and opportunism.

William Christopher

23 October 2020

The driving force fallacy

Court of Appeal overturns injunction in favour of son who sought to restrain his family from participating in the management of their caravan park business - Loveridge –v- Loveridge [2020] EWCA Civ 1104.

Richard Clayman

22 October 2020

Keeping it in the family

A family dispute is undeniably something most people would prefer to keep private, but for those in the public eye this may be easier said than done.

Siân Akerman

22 October 2020

From Russia with L...egal advice privilege

The Commercial Court of the Queen’s Bench Division has held, in the case of PJSC Tatneft - v - (1) Gennady Bogolyubov (2) Igor Kolomoisky (3) Alexander Yaroslavsky and (4) Pavel Ovcharenko, that legal advice privilege extends to communications with foreign lawyers including foreign in-house legal teams, where they are acting in the capacity or function of a lawyer. 

Virginia Tournon

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