Inside Disputes

Inside Disputes

Issue 11
4737Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Welcome to the May 2019 issue of Inside Disputes – our regular overview of the hot topics in dispute resolution.

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7036Amazon: A marketplace for data?

Amazon: A marketplace for data?

Amazon's dual role as an online retailer and a marketplace host for other retailers has long raised concerns over potential conflicts of interest.

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7038The Financial Ombudsman Service gets more teeth

The Financial Ombudsman Service gets more teeth

Recent changes to the reach of the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) have been welcomed by some and questioned by others.

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7041Failure to prevent economic crime – a new corporate criminal offence?

Failure to prevent economic crime – a new corporate criminal offence?

It is increasingly likely that companies in England and Wales will face a new corporate criminal offence of failure to prevent economic crime, mirroring the existing failure to prevent criminal offences already aimed at bribery and tax evasion.

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7043Crypto and the big freeze

Crypto and the big freeze

Obtaining a freezing order against digital assets is no different to obtaining a freezing order over money in a bank account.

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7046Life imitating art: public viewing platforms and the law of private nuisance

Life imitating art: public viewing platforms and the law of private nuisance

If you can afford it, living in a high rise central London development can provide fabulous city views.

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7048When will a court 'rescue' a contract?

When will a court 'rescue' a contract?

The UK’s highest court, the Supreme Court, has decided (Devani v Wells) that an oral agreement between an estate agent and a property vendor was enforceable, even though it did not specify the event that would trigger the obligation to pay commission to the agent.

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