UK Court of Appeal Rejects Class Treatment of Claims Against British Airways By Matthew L. Berde Esq. and Christine A. Fujita Esq.
Summary: On November 18, 2010,
the U.K. Court of Appeal affirmed a lower court decision rejecting an attempt
by a pair of plaintiffs to certify a U.S.-style class action...
Excerpt: 2011 Emerging Issues 5859
Summary: On June 9, 2011, the UK's
data privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office, imposed its
biggest fine to date against a single data controller for breaching the UK's
Data Protection Act of 1998. The ICO issued a monetary penalty...
By Louis M. Solomon
Park Investments PTY Limited (Respondent) v. BNY Corporate Trustee Services
Limited and Lehman Brothers Special Financing Inc (Appellant) , 2011 UKSC 38 (Trinity Term July 2011), is a decision by
the UK's Supreme Court of England and Wales that involves two important...
UK Government's blue-print for corporation tax reform was put
forward in June 2010, key
elements of the reform programme
have become much clearer during
the course of the Summer
of 2011. The long awaited
detailed and extensive consultation documents on the
M. McNabb , Marsha
Z. Gerber , Stefan
Reisinger and Mary
On November 21, 2011, the United
States announced three measures designed to enhance sanctions on Iran. The
President issued an Executive Order authorizing the Secretary of State to
impose sanctions on foreign...
Fulbright Briefing By Lista M. Cannon , David M. Harris and Nicola Kelly
In the latest wave of sanctions targeting Iran, the U.K. has taken steps independently of the UN Security Council and EU regulations to cut off all ties with Iranian banks. The new sanctions apply to all persons operating in...
The number of actions settled by the SEC in the last fiscal year remained essentially constant, according to a report prepared by NERA Economic Consulting. In contrast, the number of securities class actions filed last year ticked up slightly in the U.S. compared to the prior year (here). Securities...
This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor .
After focusing on the FCPA guidance for the past few weeks, this post goes across the pond to check in on three U.K. developments.
First Her Majesty's Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate, the independent Inspectorate for the...