Fiduciary Contract in UK Law
Books & Journal Articles
Assignment of individual investors' claims to the Investors Compensation Scheme declared invalid (1) Investors Compensation Scheme Ltd v West Bromwich Building Society; (2) Same v Hopkin & Sons; (3) Alford & Ors v West Bromwich Building Society; (4) Armitage v West Bromwich Building Society
This case concerned the validity of assignments to the Investors Compensation Scheme (ICS) of the claims of various individual investors which arose out of the widespread mis‐selling of home income...
Whither Remoteness? Wellesley Partners LLP v Withers LLP
In Wellesley v Withers, the Court of Appeal held that where a defendant is concurrently liable in tort and contract, the contractual rules for the remoteness of loss must apply. Two principal reaso...
- Can mere incompetence constitute a breach of fiduciary duty?
Does the Fiduciary Bell Toll?
The Law Commission has recently examined fiduciary relations and securities regulation. The purpose of this paper is a re‐examination of some of the questions posed in the Consultation Paper (No. 1...
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Law Firm Commentaries
Do employees need to disclose intention to compete?
All employment contracts have an implied term ensuring that employees will serve their employer with good faith and fidelity. This implied term covers numerous things, including prohibiting employe....... . All employment contracts have an implied term ensuring that employees will serve their employer ... had the employees been more senior and owed the company fiduciary duties, as such fiduciary duties would require the employees to disclose ......
Dismissal for Sharing Confidential Information Was Unfair
In Stimpson v Citibank N.A. ET/3200437/15, Mr Stimpson brought claims for unfair and wrongful dismissal after being dismissed without notice by Citibank N.A. (Citi) for an alleged breach of Citi’s ......... therefore found not to be in repudiatory breach of his employment contract although he was found to have contributed to his own dismissal. This ......
2020 Summer review M&A legal and market developments
We set out below a number of interesting English court decisions and market developments which have taken place and their impact on M&A transactions. This review looks at these developments and...
2018 Summer review - M&A legal and market developments
We set out in the attached 2018 Summer Review Newsletter a number of interesting English and Scottish court decisions and market developments which have taken place and their impact on M&A tran...
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