Coverage

We pride ourselves on the large amount of national press, trade media and broadcast coverage we achieve for our clients. Please see some examples of these below:

Write your will on your smartphone

Divorce and intra-UK jurisdiction disputes

Outdated law of wills needs ‘overhaul’

Your Thoughts: The Taylor Review, Good Or Bad For Workers?

Former sex abuse suspect loses anonymity fight

Harkins loses ‘final appeal’

FX Global Code of Conduct: all for nothing?

Does the Taylor Review sufficiently address the gig economy?

FCA Ramp-Up Risks Cooling City Investment By Financial Firms

Briton accused of murder in US likely to be extradited soon

Camilla relative in £5m ‘divorce tourism’ battle with wife

Juncker Plans New Tax Transparency Rules from January 2019

Starting-up a business in Brexit Britain

Expert Insight Into Forensic Accounting

A Big Step For Hong Kong As An International Arbitration Hub

Rivals expected to seek damages after Google competition fine

Google’s massive €2.4bn fine: Tech giant braced for further penalties

Changing the culture of traditional partnerships

European Union: We’re not biased against American companies

White-collar crime – surfing the rising tide of UK and international enforcement

What next for DB pension transfer advice?

So, When Will Women Be Paid The Same As Men?

Barclays charges are ‘biggest decision taken by fraud investigators’

Shock in City as Barclays executives charged with fraud

Angel Di Maria given one-year prison term and heavy fine for Spanish tax fraud

Mourinho denies £2.9m Spanish tax fraud claim

Former Barclays chief executive John Varley among four charged by Serious Fraud Office over Qatar fundraising

HSF, Willkie Farr and Greenberg among legal line-up as Barclays and former execs face SFO fraud charges

SFO Breaks New Ground With Barclays Criminal Probe

The fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive – a risk-based approach

Jon Sharp

Insurance policies: Compliance implications of the global cyber-attacks

Will insurers Wanna Cry? On the legal repercussions of the global cyber attack

Backflips and the bread and butter

Can I challenge our divorce proceedings?

Divorce awards uncertianty after court slashes husband’s share

Husband gets Sharp cut to divorce payout

The moment of justice arrives for Liz Truss

Cristiano Ronaldo rejects tax evasion claims

The UK Criminal Finances Act seeks to stamp out corporate tax evasion

Cheating husband whose City trader wife made an ‘eye-watering’ £10.5m in bonuses in five years has his divorce payout slashed by £725,000 after he admits affair

UK court cuts breadwinner trader’s divorce payments to husband

Court of Appeal determines that application of ‘sharing principle’ is unfair in short marraige

Court of Appeal departs from ‘blind application’ of equal sharing principle

Cheating husband’s divorce payout sets precedent on usual 50/50 split

Couple’s brief marriage meant husband should have smaller divorce pay-out in landmark ruling

Cheating husband whose City trader wife made an ‘eye-watering’ £10.5m in bonuses in five years has his divorce payout slashed by £725,000 after he admits affair

Couple’s brief marriage meant husband should have smaller divorce pay-out in landmark ruling

Trader Wins Ruling to Cut Divorce Payout to Ex-Husband

Sharp v Sharp: ruling ‘gives couples more to bicker about’

The financial dangers of separation without divorce

UK election casets a shadow over Brexit

Plans to bin SFO ‘sunk’ by poll result, lawyers say

May’s Deal Makes N. Ireland Corporation Tax Cut ‘More Likely’

Uber not breaking VAT laws, expert claims

Clean break between divorce and money

APPOINTMENTS ROUND-UP

My Legal Life: Graeme Fraser

Misgivings and Leave to Appeal

Government to appeal ruling on discrimination

People on the move: Stagecoach; Lloyds Bank; Farleys Solicitors; Excello Law

The Trial: Did we really want to know who dun it?

Suspected fraudster Mark Acklom evades capture after Geneva sighting

Context counts for a lot – determining the beneficial ownership of properties in unmarried couple disputes

The Churn

HFC partners ranked in their Top 50 best divorce lawyers

Juncker ‘a hypocrite’ for tax avoidance crackdown

EU plans to target tax advisers are an attack on legal privilege, tax lawyer warn

Uncovering legal professional privilege in criminal investigations (Director of the SFO v ENRC)

Legal privilege – constrained by conceptual error

World Watching As Forex Market Aims To Clean Up Act

Lionel Messi’s Tax Fraud Appeal Lost

Messi’s ‘red card’ for tax fraud confirmed

Everyone was wrong about the final verdict in The Trial

Serious fraud turns serious farce

Superstar Messi unlikely to see prison time despite Spanish Supreme Court decision

Messi tax fraud sentence to stand, court rules

Spain upholds jail sentence against Lional Messi

Spanish judge upholds sentence and slams Messi over ‘know nothing’ tax dodge

Buyers beware – AI and the law

WannaCry attack raises aggregation and trigger issues

INTERPOL decides to publish decisions on deletions of red notices – another small step towards transparency?

US ‘likely’ to request Assange extradition

Wikileaks founder defiant after rape inquiry dropped

Julian Assange emerges on embassy balcony to say he will not ‘forgive or forget’ as Swedish rape investigation is dropped

UK Plans To Scrap Independent Fraud Agency Met With Dismay

Critics slam UK’s plans to scrap fraud agency as ‘dreadful’

Lawyers slam May’s plans to scrap SFO

SFO/NCA merger pledge: ‘A backward step’

Serious Fraud Office to be axed under Conservatives

Could the UK’s largest divorce award have been bigger?

Web of claims after cyberattack on NHS

Conservatives to abolish SFO

Tories ‘consider’ ban on personal injury cold calling’

UK May’s Conservatives promise to abolish independent SFO

UK prime minister pledges to abolish SFO in election manifesto

Future of SFO investigations in question amid Theresa May pledge

UK May’s Conservatives pledge to abolish independent SFO

UK May’s Conservatives pledge to abolish independent SFO

Gender pay gap regulations – all bark and no bite

Conservatives pledge to abolish independent SFO

UK raises the green flag for Russian extradition requests

UK Client Privilege Ruling Has Legal Sector On Red Alert

Extradition to Russia

The rise of the boutiques: Signature Litigation on mergers, referrals and plans for growth

Internal Corporate Investigations To Be Shaken Up Following Landmark LPP Ruling Appeal

ENRC to appeal landmark privilege ruling

High Court rejects litigation privilege claim in test case

ENRC judgment sets out narrow scope for litigation privilege

SFO wins disclosure bid in legal privilege case

A question of privilege

Stewarts Law and Signature Litigation show appetite for investment

Revolving doors: Linklaters adds depth to Asian offices as Signature opens in Gibraltar with key hire

The Morning Risk Report: ENRC Case Sparks Landmark Legal Ruling

Australia’s mining tax regime: is it too tough?

Can divorce put a price on genius?

Google to pay £259m to settle Italian tax claims

When HMRC looks to the stars

LGPS cannot withhold fraudster’s pension rights, ombudsman rules

Alternative business structures could save the Bar

The Churn: A run down of the big partner and team moves this week

Walking the tightrope of compliance

Nick Barnard discusses pre-charge bail

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Signature Litigation launches its first non-UK office in Gibraltar

Legal business model drives engagement, motivation – and results

Quote of the Day

Chevron’s landmark loss against ATO sets a precedent

Climb-down on probate fee hike smacks of Tory opportunism

My legal life: Peter Binning

Ian King Live

West Ham, Newcastle at Center of U.K. Soccer Tax-Fraud Probe

Govt U-turns on ‘unpalatable’ probate fee legislation in run-up to election

Q&A: Signature Litigation’s Graham Huntley on potential mergers and the need for litigators to behave

GIR Live: Corporate DPAs throw spotlight on prosecutions of individuals

Cramp in court: solicitors limber up for London Marathon

Dawn Joughin: What could the probate fee hike mean for your clients?

Headscarf cases: what now for employer dress codes?

The Noose Tightens

Death and taxes

Can Your Employees Wear Religious Symbols At Work?

Vijay Mallya granted bail in London extradition hearing

Vijay Mallya arrested in London; extradition hearing begins

Indian businessman Mallya granted bail in London extradition hearing

The girl vs the bull: Behind the ‘artist’s copyright’ row gripping New York

Genius’ claim gets short shrift in divorce fight

Indian businessman Mallya granted bail in London extradition hearing

All fair in love and war?

Genius’ Banker Randy Work Loses $225 Million Divorce Battle

Court refuses to let ‘genius’ banker keep most of $225m fortune in divorce, after judges agree he was just in the right place at the right time

Court awards GBP64 million settlement to Laura Ashley businessman’s ex-wife

UK Tax Cops Fire A Warning Shot With Credit Suisse Raid

Khoo Kay Peng ordered to pay former wife £64 million

Push payment fraud: ‘Which?’ way forward for unprotected customers?

Your thoughts: The 28 Day Bail Enforcement

The gig economy and the future of self employment

Tax Evasion Trouble for Credit Suisse

FCA v Macris: the persistent lack of clarity in identification

CMA launches first advertising campaign to curb cartels

Credit Suisse “Had It Coming”, Says International Tax Expert Over Allegations

Lawyer survey highlights lack of clearance sought from regulator

The mystery of personal trusteeship

A tough gig

People (Quote of the Week)

Railroaded to online convictions

Credit Suisse embroiled in major global tax evasion investigation

Credit Suisse offices faces tax probe in multiple countries

Can I cut my stepson out of my will?

Online child exploitation

Fraud, Exotic Holidays and Call Girls: The Wolf of HBOS

FCA succeeds in Macris identification battle

Reduced Marine A sentence prompts calls for review

City watchdog wins London Whale case

Maintenance, Needs and Fairness

FCA can prioritise senior manager responsibility in enforcement notices post-Macris, say lawyers

What we have learned from the Luxleaks affair

The Rangers EBT saga: moving the goalposts?

The Transfer Window: recent hires for Reed Smith, Jones Day and BLP

Supreme Court vindicates watchdog over ‘London Whale’ fine

FCA ‘did not wrongfully identify trader linked to London Whale scandal’

UK financial watchdog wins London Whale identity case

UK Supreme Court hands FCA advantage in identity cases

Supreme Court beacks FCA over banker

Commercial court needs more than rebranding

Why reform of corporate criminal liability is necessary and the best means of achieving it

Supreme Court will ruling

‘Gangster’ taxman attacked as Supreme Court hearing opens

HMRC ‘moving goal posts’ on Rangers FC case

Open for business’: City litigators react to new Business and Property Courts

Law is playing catch-up with Internet of Things

Moves: Winston & Strawn nabs Cadwalader London chief

Litigation Funding

The Churn

What the Spring 2017 Budget means for family lawyers

ZTE receives record sanctions penalty

The biggest financial risk for women today? Embarking on a relationship

Why won’t you listen?

Emma joins new law firm

The Morning Risk Report: UK AML Changes Spark Skepticism, Hope

Focused, faster and more frequent

One year on – A review of the Senior Managers Regime

Frances Hughes comments in The Sunday Telegraph regarding payments to male partners in divorces

People on the move: FWP; Davies Harrison; Hill Dickinson; Excello Law

Signature Litigation shortlisted in the Legal Business Awards 2017

Divorce case seeks to overturn asset-sharing principle

Alex Carruthers comments in the FT on asset-sharing principles and the length of marraiages

The New Political Landscape

London’s Signature Litigation Scoops Up DLA Piper Partner

Sir Philip Green nears comeback as agencies back down

Firm announces new international commercial litigation partner

Boutique firm snaps up DLA Piper partner

EU to consider widening access to beneficial owners registers

London laterals accent arbitration ambitions

DLA Piper loses another partner to a boutique firm

Why ‘no fault divorce’ could help join the dots between divorce law and tax law

City gives blessing to Unilever food break-up

City gives blessing to Unilever break-up

City gives blessing to Unilever break-up

Court of Appeal upholds High Court judgment in civil partnership case

Refusal to extend civil partnership to straight couples not unlawful

Court of Appeal upholds ban on mixed-sex civil partnerships

Wife appeals against refusal to grant her divorce

Mark Harper comments in the FT as divorce settlements come under scrutiny

Harlequin Group chairman charged with fraud by SFO

EU to take on Trump in landmark WTO legal challenge

British police act as financial regulator in HBOS takedown

What do you mean ‘It doesn’t Apply?’ – Procedure, delay and the case of Guraj

Systemic shadow lifts from asset managers

High Court judge rules Dechert £16m ENRC bills ‘highly unrealistic’

High Court rules Dechert bill discrepancy ‘impossible to ignore’

Dechert’s £16m bill in fraud office case ‘unrealistic’ – judge

K&L Gates adds litigation duo

Data Push or Paper Push? The FCA’s new REP-CRIM

Cohabitating partner wins pension fight in Supreme Court

Frances Hughes comments in The Times on how literary classics can be of use to family lawyers

Rolf Harris cleared of three sex charges but could face retrial on four more

Rolf Harris ‘grateful for care and attention’ of jury; may face retrial on four more sex charges

Rolf Harris cleared of three sex charges but could face retrial on four more

In the matter of an application by Denise Brewster for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland) [2017] UKSC 8

Supreme Court backs cohabitee’s right to receive late partner’s pension’

Pensions breakthrough for cohabiting couples

No remorse from HBoS fraudsters

Courts tackle the ‘duty to explain’ in mis-selling claims

Rolf Harris cleared of three sex charges but could face retrial on four more

Mark Harper comments in The Times on a wife winning a second divorce settlement 15 years later

No remorse from HBoS fraudsters

Anna Copestake interviewed by Lexis PSL Re Pension Schemes Act 2017

DWP hopes contracted-out transfers will smooth BHS deal

Signature Litigation opens Gibraltar office

Cashing out a second time

How much of Apple Tree Yard would happen in a real court? We asked a lawyer

Letters to the editor: Mayor gets it right on Tube staffing

AI in the Legal Sector: Debunking the myths

AI in the Legal Sector: Debunking the myths

UK Employment Law Post-Brexit

Dispelling the AI myths in the legal sector

Letters to the editor: Mayor gets it right on Tube staffing

Record Deutsche Fine A Shot Across The Bows For UK Banks

Separation and Children’s Education

Bushell makes a Signature appointment

Deutsche Bank partly resolves mirror trade scandal with US$628 million settlement

Southern Rail strikes and family breakdown

Frances Hughes ranked in The Lawyer Hot 100

Partner Renato Labi comments on court of appeal’s rejection of an application for a reporting restriction order

Debunking the AI myths in the legal sector

Artificial intelligence: friend or foe? Excello Law’s Robert Morley writes.

Financial Services – predictions for 2017

Family mediation: making the process mainstream

How will the 2016 Autumn Statement impact on divorce deals?

Trump, Brexit and the impact on financial crime

Trump, Brexit and the impact on financial crime

What you need to know about HMRC going digital

What you need to know about HMRC going digital

Brexit, Trump and the implications for financial crime

AI and the legal sector: Opportunities, challenges and predictions

Brexit, Trump and the implications for financial crime

Civil partnership and the inequality for couples who live together

A set back for suspects seeking anonymity

Revealed: The cases to watch in 2017

Top 20 Cases 2017: Lawyers to battle it out on record £25bn disputes

The bank of Mum and Dad

The Churn

Case Comment: R v Golds [2016] UKSC 61

Contry-by-Country Reporting: A Public or Private Matter?

Latham & Watkins London litigation chair exits firm to join boutique

Signature Litigation hires Latham London disputes chair

‘A great tactician’: Latham City disputes chair exits for boutique

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Boutique City Disputes Firm Snags Senior Litigation Atty

Latham & Watkins disputes chair announces move to Signature Litigation

Contry-by-Country Reporting: A Public or Private Matter?

Reforming civil justice in the commercial courts

Facing challenge and change with confidence

Financial Conduct Authority to test SMR implications in 2017″

UK Employment Law Post-Brexit

Airbnb Comes Of Age And Causes A Tax Investigation

Airbnb Comes Of Age And Causes A Tax Investigation

Super-Recognisers: Reliable or a Recognisable Risk?

The BIG QUESTION: Claire Cross, Of Counsel, Corker Binning

Airbnb’s UK tax bill comes under scrutiny

Excello Law Limitless ltd

Discrimination in financial services and the role of the Financial Ombudsman

Confidence in Disclosure

Confidence in Disclosure

Airbnb’s UK tax bill comes under scrutiny

Why forensic accountants are our modern-day superheroes

A victory for Clarity R v Golds and the meaning of ‘substantial’ in the context of diminished responsibility

Family lawyers hold key to driving change

Why forensic accountants are our modern-day superheroes

Brexit: the negotiation game

High Court rules RBS cannot claim privilege over key documents in £4bn rights issue case

HMRC to Ramp up Criminal Enforcement with Unexplained Wealth Orders

British Legal Awards Specialist Law Firm of the Year

Brexit: the negotiation game

Justices hear landmark wills case

First round to the drivers

The test of control at the heart of the Uber judgment

Youth sexting: updated position on self-taken indecent images and social media

Supreme Court to rule in bitter £486,000 inheritance dispute

Great minds

Do past pension schemes haunt the pharmaceutical industry?

Supreme Court to hear appeal by charities in Ilott v Mitson

Regulator needs more resources not powers, WPC told

DB pensions have been regulated ‘out of existence’

Whistleblowing: a step in the right direction

Discrimination in Financial Services – the role of the Financial Ombudsman Service

Whistleblowing: a step in the right direction

Defined benefit pension schemes: should they stop you buying a business?

GMP equalisaiton’s lack of clarity following Brexit

Youth Sexting

First round to the drivers in a gig economy

Rise in work for family lawyers despite low divorce rate

RBS Will Pay Up to $1 Billion Over 2008 Rights Issue Claims

RBS faces lengthy legal battle after some investors reject £800m rights issue settlement

Stewarts, Mishcon and Quinn settle £4bn RBS claim but Signature fights on

RBS agrees settlement over ill-fated rights issue

RBS agrees £800m payout over 2008 rescue rights issue

RBS Will Pay Up to $1 Billion Over 2008 Rights Issue Claims (2)

Anger of 30,000 savers Royal Bank of Scotland forgot: They won’t get a penny from £800m deal being offered to other investors

RBS agrees £800m payout over 2008 crisis rescue

RBS legal battle with former shareholders isn’t over despite some of them choosing to settle

RBS group action settles with Quinn, Stewarts and Mishcon claimants as Signature prepares for trial

Glass ceiling being shattered?

Brexit: Judicial Independence and the Bill of Rights

Emerging High Net Worth Investment Trends in the Family Office Industry

Stop prosecuting children for ‘sexting’

Tesco’s former CEO will not be charged over the company’s £326 million accounting scandal

Tesco: Serious Fraud Office will not charge ex-CEO Philip Clarke over accounting scandal, says lawyer

Tesco’s former CEO will not be charged over the company’s £326 million accounting scandal

Ex-Tesco boss Philip Clarke will not face charges over accounting scandal, lawyer says

SFO will not charge former Tesco boss over accounting scandal

Tesco’s former boss Philip Clarke will not face charges from SFO

Tesco: Serious Fraud Office will not charge former boss Philip Clarke over £326m accounting scandal

Why won’t you listen?

Ex-Tesco boss won’t face fraud charges

Tesco’s Clarke to face no charges from SFO in accounting scandal

Former Tesco boss Clarke will not face charges over accounting scandal

Closer Examination

Christmas is a time for mediation

Brexit and Employment Law – just business as usual?

Responses to the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

Former Tesco boss Clarke will not face charges over accounting scandal

Litigant in person’s ‘misconceived’ applications an abuse of process

Legal Moves

Advice firm’s boutique partners with Winterflood

Should Asperger’s hacker be deported to U.S.?

The government needs to be brave and introduce no fault divorce

Interview with Simon Bushell

Global Trends

Warranty and misrepresentation claims

Moves: Ben Spiers heads to Simpson Thacher

Wealth M&A: how consolidators can ensure success

The flexibility of English common law

The ‘reckless’ Andrew James Tinney – a failed tactic from the FCA

Legal Moves – 15th November 2016

Senior FCA lawyer joins Corker Binning

Moves

Join Feature

Brexit means Brits may work longer and have fewer rights

Will Brexit mean business as usual for employment law?

Latin America’s attitude to contract law raises a new set of legal challenges

Senior north west corporate lawyer joins firm

This week’s North West appointments

Ex-FCA prosecutor joins Corker Binning

SFO’s fraud head departs for US firm

ITV absoring the Wireless group’s DB scheme

Start-up firms that are breaking the mould

Matthew Yates of Hunters Solicitors, discusses blended families inheritance

Start-up firms that are breaking the mould

Comment piece on the state pension age review by Jon Cridland

U.K. Tax Adviser Code Cracks Down on Tax Avoidance Planning

A run down of the big partner and team moves this week

Where now for whistleblowing?

U.K. Tax Adviser Code Cracks Down on Tax Avoidance Planning

Environmental Law, Renewable Energy and Minerals Specialist joins Excello Law

Law firms achieving growth to survive

Wealth M&A: how consolidators can ensure success

FACING CHALLENGE AND CHANGE WITH CONFIDENCE

Ex-FCA lawyer: authority should go beyond easy targets in insider dealing cases

Corker Binning Hires Veteran FCA Prosecutor

Pauline Fowler examines recent cases on financial applications after an overseas divorce in expert guide to divorce law

Anne-marie comments on NI police pension payment glitch puts spotlight on admin

Firm welcomes former senior prosecutor from FCA & CMA

Gig economy hit by Uber employment tribunal ruling

SFO Faces Uphill Climb To Mount ‘Lowballing’ Libor Cases

Hong Kong’s compliance officers on alert after five-year ban imposed on short seller

HMRC shooting the messenger on tax avoidance

Progeny Corporate Law today announce the arrival of its new Corporate Team.

People: Trio of hires to law firm_s corporate team; Housebuilder makes series of promotions

The recent developments all Airbnb landlords must consider

HMRC shooting the messenger on tax avoidance

BVI burgeoning for Collas Crill

Internal whistleblowing – Friend or Foe?

Progeny launches new venture

Progeny AM launches with key technology partner

Progeny AM launches with key technology partner

Newly launched boutique selects tech partner

Family mediation: The depressingly low take-up

Blended families face growing inheritance nightmare

Health and safety sentencing charges: What to know

Expert determination

Getting away with murder

Ched Evans: Suggestion woman at centre of case should be prosecuted ‘intellectually flawed’

Accused UK ‘flash crash’ trader to be extradited to US

Expert determination

Trader dubbed ‘Hound of Hounslow’ accused of causing financial crash could be extradited to US to stand trial

Flash Crash’ accused trader loses US extradition challenge

Flash Crash’ accused trader loses US extradition challenge

Trader dubbed ‘Hound of Hounslow’ accused of causing financial crash could be extradited to US to stand trial

Hound of Hounslow’ trader accused of triggering ‘flash crash’ will be extradited

Flash Crash’ accused trader loses US extradition challenge

Decoding settlement discussions for clients

Q&A with Carl Nisser

Progeny launches new investment management firm

Progeny launches new investment firm Progeny Asset Management

HOW TO ESTABLISH A BOUTIQUE LAW FIRM

THE ROLE OF THE TRUSTEE _ THE BENEFITS OF HAVING THIRD PARTY PROFESSIONAL ADVICE

HOW TO ESTABLISH A BOUTIQUE LAW FIRM

THE ROLE OF THE TRUSTEE _ THE BENEFITS OF HAVING THIRD PARTY PROFESSIONAL ADVICE

Hound of Hounslow’ trader accused of helping trigger ‘flash crash’ that wiped billions off Wall Street will be extradited to face 380-year jail term in US after losing court challenge

Flash-Crash’ Trader Faces End of Road in U.K. Extradition Fight

Leeds boutique launches discretionary arm for Redmayne team

Progeny launches discretionary investment management firm

New discretionary investment management firm launches

Leeds-based Progeny launches new investment management firm

Progeny launches investment management firm

Remittance basis and carried interest

HNWIs opt for safe havens over tax breaks

Remittance basis and carried interest

HNWIs opt for safe havens over tax breaks

Comments on converting RPI to CPI

General counsel: the arbiter of a business’s culture?

Signature Litigation: Contractual interpretation – eyes on the Financial List

Signature Litigation: Contractual interpretation – eyes on the Financial List

General counsel: the arbiter of a business’s culture?

Litigation’s autumn harvest

The good divorce guide: How to break up without tearing each other apart

Legal Moves – 30th September 2016

Excello Law adds environmental law specialist to team

Flash-Crash’ Trader Faces End of Road in U.K. Extradition Fight

Crackdown on white collar crime

Ioannis Alexopoulos_Signature Litigation

Rollercoaster crash fine lower than expected

Shooting the messenger: HMRC’s latest penalty regime for ‘enablers’ of avoidance

Does charity begin at home?

Autumn arrivals, September edition

Leaked Bahamas tax files of offshore companies

Law Society survey finds 20% pay gap between male and female solicitors

Revenues skyrocket at Signature Litigation

Moving on: tips and tricks for putting together a housing need case

Signature sees revenues soar 36% to £10.2m as boutique hires Bryan Cave litigation star

Merlin fined £5m for Alton Towers rollercoaster crash

UK Firms Threatened Over Financial Crime Liability

Love extradition ruling reignites row over law

Accused UK hacker to be extradited to the US to face charges

The Finance Bill reporting measure branded ineffective

Corker Binning Partner Edward Grange comments on Lauri Love extradition case

The Finance Bill reporting measure branded ineffective

Naming and Shaming Multinationals is Not the Answer

Is de-risking an over-reaction to over-regulation?

Naming and Shaming Multinationals is Not the Answer

U.K. panel questions HMRC’s ability to fight tax avoidance

Naming and Shaming Multinationals is Not the Answer

U.K. panel questions HMRC’s ability to fight tax avoidance

Naming and Shaming Multinationals is Not the Answer

Concerns over a victim’s right to challenge

The impact of Brexit on the charity sector

BSPS nears compromise deal as Tata announces closure plan

U.K. Panel questions HMRC’s ability to fight tax avoidance

Making a Murderer

U.K. Panel questions HMRC’s ability to fight tax avoidance

New DC code of conduct

U.K. Opens ‘Final Chance’ Offshore Tax Disclosure Program

U.K. Opens ‘Final Chance’ Offshore Tax Disclosure Program

Tough call – the SFO and legal representation in section 2 interviews

Making the legal profession more flexible

Ireland could have the last laugh over Apple tax

Undue tax benefits granted to Apple

Apple and Brexit: An Unintended Consequence of the European Commission’s Tax Ruling?

Connerty leaves Gable after one year

Ireland could have the last laugh over Apple tax

Undue tax benefits granted to Apple

Apple and Brexit: An Unintended Consequence of the European Commission’s Tax Ruling?

Are offshore tax sanctions “overkill”?

Boutique slams ‘dangerous’ new tax evasion clampdown

Are offshore tax sanctions “overkill”?

U.K. Threatens Tax Evaders With Fines Triple Unpaid Amount

U.K. Threatens Tax Evaders With Fines Triple Unpaid Amount

Is de-risking an over-reaction to over-regulation?

Is de-risking an over-reaction to over-regulation?

U.K. Threatens Tax Evaders With Fines Triple Unpaid Amount

U.K. Threatens Tax Evaders With Fines Triple Unpaid Amount

Examining the SFO’s recent policies and trends

The dangers of missing court deadlines

Ludicrously draconian’ – Adviser tax avoidance fines plan blasted

City firms to face 100pc fines for tax avoidance advice

Criminal asset confiscation laws under scrutiny

Ludicrously draconian’ – Adviser tax avoidance fines plan blasted

Treasury crackdown on advisers that enable tax avoidance ‘goes too far’

City firms to face 100pc fines for tax avoidance advice

Experts fight back against government’s tax avoidance proposals

Time to Stop the Erosion of Legal Professional Privilege

How to budget: projecting living expenses during divorce

Experts fight back against government’s tax avoidance proposals

Chris’ appointment

Chris’ appointment

Chris’ appointment

Chris’ appointment

Kicking the tyres on SFO Section 2 interviews

Regulators fail to address key issues in FX, participants say

The surge in wealth mergers

Could Brexit transform the European art market?

Goyal -v- Goyal, 2016 EWCA Civ 792 Hunters Family Law Team success in Court of Appeal

Evidence of the intentions of cohabitants

New DC codes

Does a recent Court of Appeal decision provide post-Brexit guidance for financial remedy claims?

Does Brexit matter for pensions?

WHAT’S IN STORE FOR THE FCA?

Revolving doors: Mishcon makes key City hire as K&L Gates boosts Fintech practice

Smaller wealth management firms at risk as M&A deals reach eight-year high

What does ‘business as usual’ mean for the FCA post-Brexit?

What the FCA means by ‘business as usual post-Brexit’

Case Comment: R v Jogee; Ruddock v The Queen (Jamaica) [2016] UKSC 8

US DoJ makes statement of intent on Forex

UK DoJ makes statement of intent on Forex

What is in store for the FCA?

Moves: Mishcon hires Clydes private client partner

UHNW investment trends in the family office industry

Interview on the M&A activity in the wealth management market

US DoJ makes statement of intent against FX manipulators

Unravelling the implications of the referendum result for corporate crime

Putting the corporate manslaughter sentencing guidelines to the test

Greek prisons held to violate Article 3 – An inconsistent approach?

The impact of wealth management firms merging

Ashley Freeman-Excello Law

Two Different Approaches to the Plight of Legacy CMBS Noteholders result in the same outcome

HSBC trader seized by FBI and charged with fraud

Frances’ interview in Law Society Gazette

Chris’ appointment

Consensus needed on naming criminal suspects

Chris’ appointment

Former JPMorgan trader wins case against FCA

Safer Borders? Why Brexit May Be Good News to European Criminals

How will May tackle white-collar crime?

Frances mentioned in the Law Diary

Firm hire: Excello Law

Ex-JPMorgan Trader Wins FCA Identity Suit Over London Whale

Holding companies & DPAs

Libor rigging: How much did the bosses know?

M&A in International Wealth Management

Man at the top: What will Andrew Bailey bring to the FCA?

Preparing to go to court

Man at the top: What will Andrew Bailey bring to the FCA?

Norma Cronin and Mark Ablett’s article on ‘Ordering the would-be undertaker: the equitable reach of the Family Court’

Mark comments on the rise of private divorces

Christina Estrada win in the Supreme Court

Christina Estrada case

Christina Estrada case

Jon Moody’s hire to be published in New Appointments section of Doncaster Business Monthly

Jon Moody’s hire to be published in Appointments section of Yorkshire Post, Business

Second deferred prosecution deal hits small business with £6.5m fine

Ex-Barclays traders sentenced to up to six-and-a-half years for Libor rigging

Ex-Barclays traders sentenced to up to six-and-a-half years for Libor rigging

Ex-Barclays traders sentenced to up to 6-1/2 years for Libor rigging

UPDATE 2-Ex-Barclays traders sentenced to up to 6-1/2 years for Libor rigging

Ex-Barclays traders sentenced to up to 6-1/2 years for Libor rigging

Ex-Barclays traders sentenced to up to 6-1/2 years for Libor rigging

Ex-Barclays traders sentenced to up to 6-1/2 years for Libor rigging

How will TTIP affect business?

Libor-rigging trial: ex-Barclays traders jailed for two to six years

Three Libor convictions send harsh warning to junior bankers

The impact of wealth management firms merging

Round up the usual suspects

SFO ‘buoyed’ by Libor convictions

Questions remain’: Three former Barclays traders convicted in London Libor trial

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office on a high after Libor rollercoaster

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office on a high after Libor rollercoaster

Libor: three former Barclays traders found guilty in benchmark rate rigging trial

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office on a high after Libor rollercoaster

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office on a high after Libor rollercoaster

Three former Barclays bankers found guilty over Libor rigging

Q&A for ‘My Legal Life’ section

Tax implications of Brexit

Why wealth management firms have started merging

Frances Hughes – Lawyer of the Week

Consolidation in the wealth sector creates opportunities, says Progeny Wealth

It’s time for law firms to get down to business

Chief Executive Tim Maltin comments in PR Week re EU Brexit vote

Nine out of 10 PRCA members disappointed at EU vote result A poll this morning of 158 UK PR industry leaders carried out by trade body the PRCA found 89 per cent did not welcome the result of yesterday’s EU referendum By Sam Burne James Just 11 per cent welcomed the news that Britain voted…

Brexit: UK could legislate against application of ECJ case law

WHAT DOES THE BREXIT DECISION MEAN FOR TTIP?

Why new law firm models can improve client services

Guilty Ex-Barclays Trio Ends Another Libor Chapter for London

Standards of Care in the Art Market: A Comparative Study on What is Expected of Buyers, Sellers and Consignors in the United States, Germany and England

Ex-app executive walks free as ‘fraud’ case collapses

Couple Acquitted of Fraud After CPS Case Collapses

Revenge Porn: Widening the Net

Freedom from early exit charges in occupational pension schemes – Clearer road ahead?

Ex-Redmayne Bentley manager joins Leeds firm

Cashing out

Understanding how TTIP will impact business

Appointments: Law firm boosts property team; Multi-service advisory firm recruits Redmayne Bentley manager

We need to talk about the children

Jon Moody’s hire to be published in Movers & Shakers section of BQ Live

Focal points – Law boutiques and the art of focus

The slow road to cohabitation reform

Comments on the British Steel rule on pensions

Bombardiar fallout of DB schemes

Specialist vs general accountancy firms

Specialist vs general accountancy firms

Tears of insider trader jailled for two years

HOW THE PROBATE FEE CONSULTATION WILL IMPACT ESTATES

Hold the phone: can legal privilege prevent seizure of mobile devices?

Christina Estrada wins Supreme Court battler case against billionaire husband in diplomatic immunity case

Changing tides

Edward Grange comments on Indian extradition case of Aman Vyas

Christina Estrada wins Supreme Court battler case against billionaire husband in diplomatic immunity case

Can Legal Privilege Prevent Seizure of Mobile Devices?

Spotlight: Timothy Taylor Ltd v Mayfair House Corpn [2016] EWHC 1075 (Ch)

Moves: 23 May 2016

When mother has died, and father wants the child to live with him, why did the High Court order the child to remain with mother’s friends, and that father pay towards their legal costs?

The US Department of Justice’s FCPA Pilot Programme

The New Owners

Child contact – is implacable hostility of one parent compatible with the right to respect for family life of the other?

Signature Litigation acts for Ivanishvili as the Georgian billionaire sues Credit Suisse

The future of tackling global corruption?

Third party Confidentiality: an update

Trustee briefing: what to do if you accidentally turn your DB scheme DC

Registered partnerships: what now for opposite and same-sex couples in Ireland?

Ombudsman ruling highlights need for member understanding

England’s High Court backs SFO in GSK prejudice fight

Appointments: Skipton Building Society; Progeny Corporate Law; Switalskis Solicitors; Vital Online Studio

Peter Binning comments on Cliff Richard’s alleged historic sexual assault

COHABITANTS: An unequal partnership?

Progeny Corporate Law welcomes two property Senior Counsel

Tackling financial disclosures

The new owners

Law firms join forces with wealth-management business in England

Further growth for Progeny Corporate Law

Court of Protection pilot program

Mid-tier law firms must take a leaf from Darwin

Pre-Charge Bail – Reform on the way, but is changing the law enough?

Merlin pleads guilty over Alton Towers crash

Casual sex, STIs, and the criminal law

Redmayne-Bentley five join fledgling wealth firm

The politics of Panama

UK government issues draft legislation on facilitation of tax evasion

Tax evasion faciliation consulation

Scope of new tax evasion offence ‘compliance nightmare’

Caroline discusses recent developments in divorce case law

UK’s new tax evasion law may catch foreign companies

HMRC launches consultation on new tax evasion offence

New consultation announced on the proposed corporate offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion

Corporate tax evasion offence: expanding the goalposts

Tim Maltin on Sky News today: Why we remember the Titanic

On the 104th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, our Chief Executive Tim Maltin explains the significance of the tragedy today on Sky News:     Why we remember the Titanic today At 2.20 this morning, 104 years ago today, on the 15th April 1912, 1,500 people drowned or froze to death in the…

UK Watchdog Looks For A Comeback At Barclays Libor Trial

Commercial Agency Contracts: Termination and Indemnity England and Wales

TPR intervenes after DB scheme was mistakenly converted to DC

Companies to be liable for not stopping employees facilitating tax evasion

Firms merge to create multi-service professional platform

When Helen stabbed Rob (Part Three)

HMRC and the Panama papers

Panama papers and HMRC

Two ABSs on the way as Progeny springs into life

Progeny unites under one brand

When Helen stabbed Rob (Part Two)

People and firms

Leeds firms merge to form new advisory group

Advisory firms merge under one banner

Adviser merges with law firm for one-stop shop

When Helen stabbed Rob (Part One)

Panama papers: HMRC could use ‘illicitly sourced’ information to launch investigations

Panama Papers: HMRC gears up for Mossack Fonseca data leak fallout

Tax advisers braced for Panama Papers backlash

AG Barr to close DB scheme to reduce risk for the employer

Decoding Divorce

LIBOR acquittals – prosecuting with anachronous tools?

English judges tell warring spouses ‘Resolve financial disputes without courts’

Watershed of Panama Papers reveals governments must do more to counter tax avoidance

Libor scandal: Judge orders former UBS and Citigroup trader Tom Hayes to pay over £878,806

UK court orders jailed Libor trader to pay $1.25 million

UK court orders jailed Libor trader to pay $1.25 mln

Saudi businessman’s Pirelli calendar model ex-wife CAN fight for slice of her ex-husband’s £4billion fortune after judge threw out his ‘spurious’ claim for diplomatic immunity

The new Chambers High Net Worth guide

Chambers and Partners, the longstanding legal guide that ranks the best lawyers across the globe against one another, is soon to publish a new guide in the Summer – the Chambers High Net Worth guide. As opposed to the traditional Chambers directories, which are aimed at a corporate audience, the editors are keen to create…

Judge backs Libor trader confiscation order

Why choose Singapore over Hong Kong for your divorce

Inside the world of the divorce lawyers who have super-rich clients

Serious Fraud Office drops Forex

Forex fiasco raises temperature around fraud busters

Battle of wills: when should a person’s dying wishes stand? – Richard Kershaw comments

Against the sands of time

Privilege concerns mount as snooper’s charter reaches UK parliament

Market Abuse: Ramping up the regulation

4MLD: Burden or Benefit?

Federal regulators of anti-money laundering rules issued 16 percent more enforcement actions in 2015 than in the previous year

New guideline on reduction in sentence for guilty plea- A further erosion of defendants’ rights?

Wife wins 90% of family fortune as she gave up career for marriage

Joint enterprise: reason restored in landmark Supreme Court judgment

FX settlements face uphill legal battle

When can a non-defendant company have its assets confiscated?

Fighting off the flying fish

Leeds  firms merge to form new multi-service advisory Progeny group

Choosing a process for financial arrangements in divorce proceedings: what are the options and why do they work?

The importance of a forensic accountant

Alex interviewed for 12 questions all women should ask about divorce

The importance of a forensic accountant

Adam Johnson: Sunderland AFC accused of ‘sending a dreadful message’ by failing to suspend footballer

Yorkshire Rows: The oarsome foursome reveal the secrets behind their heroic row across the Atlantic

Breast Cancer Care’s VeloCITY 2016 – the results are in!

Wednesday and Thursday this week saw us launch Breast Cancer Care’s new charity event VeloCITY, an office-based cycling race for leading financial services firms in London. This follows Breast Cancer Care’s highly successful legal cycling race, Tour de Law, which takes place every Autumn, which we also support.   Very proud of the @PwC_UK team…

Lawyer crosses Atlantic the hardest way

Unbalancing the burden of proof

Confidentiality of third parties in regulatory decisions: Know your rights

Human Rights Protection before the International Criminal Court Assessing the Scope and Application of Article 21(3) of the Rome Statute

£2.25m Bribery Act fine boosts fraud busters

Sweett Group Told to Pay $3.3 Million in U.K. Bribery Case

Court decision highlights merits of automatic inheritance rights for cohabitants

There is a unique opportunity to grow the political risk insurance market’

Regional trends in international arbitration

Sweett Group ordered to pay £1.4m over hotel bribery case

Abduction and the court’s powers to determine habitual residence

The FCA’s Achilles (Macris) heel

Bad day for victims of domestic abuse

The forensics of FCA v Achilles Macris

Christina Estrada wins High Court case against billionaire husband in diplomatic immunity case

Christina Estrada wins High Court case against billionaire husband in diplomatic immunity case

Christina Estrada wins High Court case against billionaire husband in diplomatic immunity case

Christina Estrada wins High Court case against billionaire husband in diplomatic immunity case

Christina Estrada wins High Court case against billionaire husband in diplomatic immunity case

Christina Estrada wins High Court case against billionaire husband in diplomatic immunity case

Christina Estrada wins High Court case against billionaire husband in diplomatic immunity case

Christina Estrada wins High Court case against billionaire husband in diplomatic immunity case

Christina Estrada wins High Court case against billionaire husband in diplomatic immunity case

Christina Estrada wins High Court case against billionaire husband in diplomatic immunity case

Christina Estrada wins High Court case against billionaire husband in diplomatic immunity case

A child’s habitual residence: Where is it and when can it change?

Speculative prosecution undermines a tragedy

The Great Balancing Act: Payments Regulation Today

Putting the children first: the benefits of literature for children affected by divorce

The Most Highly Regarded Expert Witnesses of 2015

Frances and Mark listed as two of the best divorce lawyers in London

Mark’s interview for the Hot 100 Alumni

The Most Highly Regarded Expert Witnesses of 2015

Failure to prevent facilitation of offshore tax evasion

Libor scandal: Serious Fraud Office has “serious questions” to ask itself after five of six brokers accused of rigging Libor acquitted on counts of conspiracy to defraud

Wildenstein can’t be forced to recognise disputed Monet

Trial into mother’s dead halted

The changing face of corporate criminal liability

Litvinenko report leading to icy relations

Mr Fox in the magistrates court; winning the legal battle, losing the publicity war

Bridging the gap

Dr Fox’ in the magistrates court: winning the legal battle, losing the publicity war

Culpability and mitigation – sentencing in medial gross negligence manslaughter

The evolution of litigation finance

Revealed: the top 20 cases of 2016

Christopher Ashton v FCA – further developments for individuals wishing to challenge prejudicial implications in FCA notices

Does your firm have Klout?

Social media has become an increasingly important tool for businesses. Across a number of platforms, including Twitter and LinkedIn, businesses can use social media to heighten their online presence, grow their brand awareness and engage with potential clients. For professional services firms, social media is a particularly useful channel through which to promote your expertise…

Jeffrey’s article on why forensic accountants can be an insolvency practitioners golden ticket

FCA still lacking permanent leader

The officious bystander triumphs over the man on the Clapham omnibus

Jeffrey’s article on why forensic accountants can be an insolvency practitioners golden ticket

FCA not identifying Barclays trader Ashton in final notices

We need to get rid of pensions jargon

Ten practical steps for separating in the New Year

Problems HR teams face with pension freedoms

Shorlisted for Personality of the Year 2016

The officious bystander triumphs over the man on the Clapham omnibus

Top 20 cases 2015: the results of a year in court

Alex Carruthers article on the Mostyn privacy debate, thoughts on 2015 & predictions for 2016

Revenge Pawn: Sex-tapes and marital disputes

Corporate liability in Global Investigations

FCA’s Senior Managers Rules and Whistleblowing

FCA’s Senior Managers Rules and Whistleblowing

FCA Tackles European Money Laundering Changes

Adopting a child from overseas: is it allowed under Sharia law?

Reviewing WADA’s approach to Russian doping

Pauline’s comments on the Supreme Court fight over lesbian couple’s daughter

Pauline’s comments on the Supreme Court fight over lesbian couple’s daughter

Pauline’s comments on the Supreme Court fight over lesbian couple’s daughter

Pauline’s comments on the Supreme Court fight over lesbian couple’s daughter

Pauline’s comments on the Supreme Court fight over lesbian couple’s daughter

Pauline’s comments on the Supreme Court fight over lesbian couple’s daughter

New pensions law firm launches

Anna Rogers and Chris Mullen launch ARC Pensions Law

Former Pinsents senior partner Mullen co-launches pension boutique

FCA’s Senior Managers Rules and Whistleblowing

A New Brazil Base for Paul Hastings, Plus More Lateral Moves

Does first DPA herald clean-up of market?

Trouble in Tanzania as Standard Bank judgment bites

Trouble in Tanzania as Standard Bank judgment bites

Revolving doors: National, boutique and US firms all make key hires

SFO says first DPA will be template

US-style plea bargaining system takes off as SFO secures first DPA

Bribery case prompts first deferred prosecution

Tim Maltin featured in The Times Raconteur ‘Is Social Media the Ultimate Legal Branding Tool?’