Conflicts of interests (Nov20)

We are often called upon to advise on conflicts issues, including substantial cases with a cross-border angle. The American Bar...

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Conflicts and confidentiality (Jul 2020)

In our May 2020 Risk Update we addressed the question whether general knowledge of a client’s strategy, policies and procedures...

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Conflicts and Confidentiality (May 2020)

A v B [2020] EWHC 809 (TCC) was a commercial dispute arising from two ongoing arbitrations.  It was held that...

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Conflicts of interest (Risk Update March 2020)

The SRA has updated its guidance on Conflicts of Interest.  As ever, there are regrettably no easy ways to spot...

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Conflicts of Interests (Jan20)

The decision in SRA v Howell Jones LLP Case No. 11846-2018 has caused some consternation in the profession.  Readers of...

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Conflicts of interests (Jan18)

We are often asked to advise on conflicts, and our clients include large City and US firms. Cases on conflicts...

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Conflicts of Interests and Confidentiality (Mar18)

The Financial Conduct Authority’s report on the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Global Restructuring Group has led the SRA to seek...

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Conflicts (Sep18)

US conflicts rules increasingly affect law firms in other jurisdictions, either because they have US offices themselves or, rather more...

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Conflicts of interest (Jan 19)

The SDT case of Howell Jones LLP (11846-2018 – see www.legalrisk.co.uk/conflicts for a link) has caused some consternation.  The firm...

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Conflicts – July 19

We recently defended successfully a complaint against a law firm to the SRA made by an opponent in litigation alleging...

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