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North Korea: Sanctions Update

There has been considerable press interest in recent months around the international response to the nuclear and ballistic missile testing carried out by North Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea as it is officially known (the "DPRK")).

Preparing for Brexit: What Middle Eastern banks should know

Mohammed Khamisa QC, Partner in the Finance and Banking team, contributed an article to the Arab Banker titled Preparing for Brexit: What Middle Eastern banks should know.

What is Fraud Litigation?

Naomi Simpson, Managing Associate in the Fraud team, contributed an article to Lex100 titled What is Fraud Litigation?

Mishcon de Reya secures ground-breaking win for United Phosphorus against parties dealing in unauthorised agrochemicals in the EU

United Phosphorus (UPL) has succeeded in its claims against a number of UK manufacturers and traders of pesticides who had placed unauthorised copies of UPL's products on the market in Germany.

City of London announces plans for new Fraud and Cybercrime Court

On 9 October plans were announced regarding the proposed development of a new, state-of-the-art court centre that will specialise in cybercrime and fraud cases and be based in the heart of the City of London.

Private Companies - The Incentive Challenge

Private companies need to attract, retain and motivate their senior executives; Stephen Diosi and Jennifer Anderson look in detail at the equity route for Executive Compensation Briefing.

Family Law Journal: an analysis of Birch v Birch

David Hickmott examines the Supreme Court decision in Birch v Birch and the importance of the discretionary jurisdiction in the family courts.

FT: Top divorce lawyer Sandra Davis on break-ups and pre-nups

A few years ago Debrett’s, the ultimate authority on British etiquette, branched out into the world of marital breakdown and collaborated with the London law firm Mishcon de Reya to produce a Guide to Civilised Separation.

Tenants must tread carefully when surrendering a lease

In the recent case of Co-operative Bank plc v Hayes Freehold Ltd, a tenant surrendered its lease without checking whether the landlord had mortgaged the freehold.

Reacting to the Taylor Review

Jennifer Millins, partner, and Matthew Wood, associate, in the Mishcon de Reya Employment Department discuss Matthew Taylor’s review and reveal what it means for the industry

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‘Atypical Tory policies for atypical times’

Mansion taxes, curbs on landlords and a package of measures to woo the student vote are not the sort of policies you would typically expect to hear floated by Conservative politicians.

Fraud Insights: 2017 ACFE Benchmarking Report – Investigating and Reacting to a Discovery of Fraud

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organisation, has recently published its annual In-House Fraud Investigation Teams Benchmarking report.

Government proposes ban on ivory sales

The UK Government has this morning announced a consultation to end the trade in ivory of all ages.

Be curious: the secret to sustainable success

We are in the middle of a revolution. A revolution that is shaping our expectations as consumers, as clients, as purchasers of products and services.

The rule of law: into battle over executive power

James Libson and Gina Miller interviewed together on Brexit, parliament and citizens’ rights.

The only certainty is the need for change

At a dinner hosted by Mishcon de Reya at the Labour Party Conference, council leaders and property company bosses recognised the need for change. The Estates Gazette reflect on the evening.

September - Private Client Briefing from Tax Journal

The publication of Finance Bill 2017 (which reintroduces heldover rules on non-doms) is followed by the release of draft anti-avoidance rules on offshore trusts for inclusion in Finance Bill 2018.

Mishcon takes Gamescom 2017

Over 355,000 public visitors and 30,700 trade visitors from 106 countries flocked to Cologne in August to visit Gamescom 2017, propelling it into the record books as the world’s largest ever video game event.