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February 2019 articles

HSBC Private Bank is being sued for £150m by over 400 investors in connection with a film financing scheme that purported to [...]

18 February

An aggrieved former senior executive at Magic Circle law firm Linklaters has agreed to destroy a set of documents related to [...]

18 February

Accountancy firm BDO has been appointed administrator of collapsed regional airline Flybmi. [...]

18 February

Businesses face extensive disruption on the UK's scheduled departure date from the EU unless thousands of laws are amended in [...]

18 February

UK cybersecurity darling Darktrace is at risk of being pulled into the US fraud case against tech billionaire Mike Lynch and [...]

17 February

You do not say why you wish to change your solicitors, but among the most common reasons for doing so are dissatisfaction with [...]

15 February

Big Four accountancy firm EY is shifting its legal entity from London to Brussels as it braces for the UK’s exit from the European [...]

14 February

EU negotiators have reached a deal to reform copyright rules in a move that could overhaul intellectual property rights in the [...]

14 February

The Big Four accountancy firms face fresh global pressure as an Australian probe investigates whether they have operated as a [...]

13 February

A former Barclays employee on trial for Euribor rigging has said he felt "let down and used" when he discovered that a colleague [...]

11 February

When Cormac Leech, chief executive of new crowd funding litigation platform Axiafunder, is questioned about the potential 20-30 [...]

11 February

Oil field services company Petrofac is facing a potential £400m lawsuit from angry investors after its shares crashed when one [...]

11 February

Metro Bank is facing a potential looming court action after an accounting error that was detected by the Bank of England caused [...]

10 February

A senior partner at Magic Circle law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has been accused of slapping a DJ in an argument at [...]

8 February

Law firm DWF said it is targeting a March listing on the London Stock Exchange, with plans to raise £75m. [...]

8 February