The revised withdrawal agreement and political declaration, formally approved by the European Council on 17 October, would deliver the immediate benefit of a transition period up to 31 December 2020, with the possibility of limited extension after that date.
A recent determination by the Pensions Ombudsman (the case of 'Mrs H, PO-21489) serves as a reminder of the level of due diligence required of pension plan trustees, managers and administrators when considering transfer out requests in order to protect members against pension liberation fraud.
D&O policies typically provide cover for claims and investigations against directors including de facto directors. But exactly what does de facto director mean? We explain why it matters and examine a recent High Court decision which helps clarify this difficult question for insurers and insureds alike.
The text of the revised Brexit deal announced on 17 October will inevitably be subject to close scrutiny, not least to determine whether it meets the UK government's undertaking to rule out the possibility of customs checks requiring infrastructure on the island of Ireland.
Womble Bond Dickinson has been recognised by the UK Chambers 2020 Guide to the Legal Profession which launched today. The firm has been ranked for 72 of its practice areas and 116 of its people demonstrating how much expertise is contained within the firm. WBD has also been named as a National Leader for ten practice areas.