Law & professional services

2019 Articles

De La Rue

The Bank of England’s banknote printer, De La Rue, is set for talks with its lenders after calling in advisers

February 15, 2020
uk ipos

Insolvency firm FRP Advisory has appointed broker Cenkos Securities for an upcoming London listing. The insolvency practitioner, which also advises

February 12, 2020

Litigation funder Burford Capital has faced a setback in its battle to secure control of a £350m yacht in Dubai

February 11, 2020

The outgoing boss of Deloitte took home £3.3m last year, the audit giant’s accounts show. David Sproul stepped down as

February 9, 2020

The recent attacks in London Bridge and Streatham have highlighted clear flaws in the management of terror offenders. Both were

February 7, 2020

Audit watchdog the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) today announced plans to create a “more forceful regulator”. The FRC has been

February 5, 2020
divorce

Should the government scrap plans to impose an extra 20-week delay on divorces? YES, says Emily Brand, a partner at

February 5, 2020
Big Four Accounting Firms Come Under Government Scrutiny

Big Four accountancy firm EY has been targeted with a €95m (£80.5m) lawsuit for advice it gave to a collapsed

February 4, 2020
Freshfields

A former high-flying Freshfields partner escaped being struck off after a sexual encounter with a junior lawyer because it was

February 4, 2020
audit

The number of audit firms to resign from jobs jumped last year as the sector comes under increasing regulatory pressure. 

February 3, 2020

A London court today approved a record €991m (£833m) fine for Airbus in exchange for suspending the prosecution of alleged

January 31, 2020

Anna Machkevitch, the daughter of a billionaire oligarch, was today found guilty of failing to hand over documents to the

January 30, 2020