Inside Disputes
Issue 6

Why companies should prepare to review their anti-bribery and corruption policies

A new global standard (ISO 37001) is about to be approved which means, for the first time, a company can readily demonstrate that it has internationally recognised anti-corruption policies.

Five reasons that make England a jurisdiction of choice

After nearly a thousand years of common law jurisprudence, the English Courts have seen it all.

Unknown unknowns - a cautionary tale

How an earlier agreement settling a £75k dispute precluded the claimant from bringing a £70m negligence claim against former solicitors.

Control of internet selling prices – the CMA takes action

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has taken action against a supplier for trying to impose price restrictions on internet retailers.

Gender pay gap reporting: how will it affect my business?

Last year the government pledged to "end the gender pay gap in a generation". The government believes that greater transparency is the key to accelerating progress and so, under regulations expected to come into force on 1 October 2016, it is introducing new mandatory gender pay reporting for employers of more than 250 people.

HMRC urged to increase prosecutions against "wealthy tax evaders"

HMRC must do more to counter the belief that "people are getting away with tax evasion". This was one of many recommendations in a recent report by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (the "Report").