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31 July 2019 SFO fail to secure individual criminal convictions following Deferred Prosecution Agreement

On 16 July 2019 the Serious Fraud Office released details of the Deferred Prosecution Agreement reached with Sarclad Ltd in July 2016.

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22 July 2019 Watch this space on breach of contract, vicarious liability and assumption of responsibility

The concept of Assumption of Responsibility is on many stakeholders’ minds at the moment following the Supreme Court decision in CN & GN v Poole.

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8 March 2019 Landlord and tenant inspections - getting the evidence right

In Rogerson v Bolsover District Council (2019) the Court of Appeal found against a local authority landlord pursuant to the Defective Premises Act 1972 following a finding of an inadequate inspection regime.

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5 November 2018 Money laundering – a new focus?

It is important to recognise that organisations and individuals do not have to intend to launder money or even to act dishonestly in order to commit money laundering offences.

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6 September 2018 Disclosure of material created during internal investigations

The Court of Appeal yesterday handed down one of the most awaited court judgments in recent times, Serious Fraud Office (SFO) v Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2006.

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26 July 2018 Organisations owe no duty to staff when responding to claims

In Bowen v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis, the Supreme Court have confirmed that members of the workforce aggrieved by the way in which such claims are defended or settled are not entitled to pursue a claim against their employers on this basis.

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25 July 2018 Children Act 1989 – Section 20 and consent

Section 20 of the Children Act 1989 provides the local authority with the power to provide accommodation for children without a court order when they do not have somewhere suitable to live.

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25 July 2018 Children Act 1989 – Section 20 and consent

The Supreme Court decision in Williams and another v Borough of Hackney [2018] UKSC 37 was an example of the local authority getting Section 20 of the Children Act 1989 right.

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25 July 2018 M.G. v (1) Thomas Street & (2) The Governors of St Augustine of Canterbury RC High School (2018) – a consideration of limitation, expert duties, illegality and public policy

Manchester County Court has recently delivered its Judgment in M.G. v (1) Thomas Street & (2) The Governors of St Augustine of Canterbury RC High School (2018) which is a stark reminder that proven abuse by an employee does not automatically result in a successful claim against the employer.

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25 July 2018 M.G. v (1) Thomas Street & (2) The Governors of St Augustine of Canterbury RC High School (2018) – the question of Illegality in an historical abuse context

The Claimant was born in 1973. He started at St Augustine of Canterbury RC High School ('the School') in 1985.

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