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Aug6

Supreme Court hears a Firm’s Client that was Defrauded by its own Owner Director

At the end of July, the Supreme Court heard the ultimate appeal by Daiwa Capital Management against the judgment of the Court of Appeal in the case of Singularis v Daiwa, in which Oliver Lodge acted as expert witness. Whether …
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Jun16

The Song of the Independent Director

As Independent Directors get their feet under the boardroom table, so the spot-light of the FCA falls upon them. There is no such thing as a free boardroom lunch, especially with the Supervisors on the other side of the table. …
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Posted in: Asset Management Market Study, FCA
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Jun5

SRD II – Late Notice, Urgent Action

Although remarkably little has been said about it and the FCA has only just published its Policy Statement (PS 19/13), the revised Shareholder Rights Directive (SRD II) comes into force on Monday (10th June). There is immediate action associated with …
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Posted in: EU, FCA, SRD, Stewardship Code
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