DPAs Don’t Come Cheap

DPAs Don’t Come Cheap

First Judgment reveals factors that a court may use in DPA approval – AND –comments on adequate procedures The long awaited first DPA has come with a hefty price tag after ICMB Standard Bank agreed to pay $33 million US$ for failing to prevent corruption. This was also the first conviction under section 7 of. Read more

Directors' Duties: Scope of the Proper Purpose Doctrine

Directors' Duties: Scope of the Proper Purpose Doctrine

Eclairs Group Ltd v JKX Oil & Gas plc; Glengary Overseas Ltd v JKX Oil & Gas plc [2015] UKSC 71 Although the Supreme Court decided that the proper purpose rule applied to an article provision which imposed restrictions, there was no unanimity on the appropriate test that should be applied in identifying whether or. Read more

December 2015 – Mulled Wine and Misconduct!

December 2015 – Mulled Wine and Misconduct!

Welcome to our December blog post in partnership with highly regarded employment team from 5 Essex Court. Five from 5 Clare Harrington and Dan Hobbs, employment barristers from 5 Essex Court  add their ‘Five from 5’ articles to our blog. Most months one of these articles will also link you through to a longer article on their own. Read more

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