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Breach of Trust

Theft Article Introduction

by Hassan Elhais on

Theft under the UAE laws is a crime and is regulated by Federal Law No. 3 for the year 1987 on passing Penal code. Theft can only be committed on real movable property, which has value, monetary or otherwise, that belongs to...more

Professional negligence: Another decision on liability for identity theft leaves the law uncertain

by Dentons on

In Dreamvar (UK) Limited v (1) Mishcon de Reya (a firm) and (2) Mary Monson Solicitors Limited [2016] EWHC 3316 (Ch), Mr David Railton QC, sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge in the Chancery Division of the High Court of...more

Five points you should know about breach of trust before you accuse somebody

by Hassan Elhais on

- Breach of trust can only take place if the crime’s object was a movable property, whether it was money or document. - Breach of trust takes place when the accused embezzles or uses or wastes what was delivered to him...more

New York Court Upholds Insider-Trading Verdict

U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff denied motions for judgment as a matter of law or for a new trial after a jury found the defendants civilly liable for insider trading. The decision in SEC v. Payton (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 29, 2016)...more

Breach of Trust Statute of Limitations Held Open for 10 Years - With New Summary Chart [Florida]

by Charles (Chuck) Rubin on

The concepts of statute of limitations and repose, and laches, exist to bring finality after the passage of time as to liability risks. Claims for breach of trust against a trustee can be subject to a confusing array of rules...more

Professional negligence: conveyancers on both sides of a property purchase found liable to a defrauded buyer

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In Purrunsing v. A'Court & Co (a firm) and House Owners Conveyancers Limited (2016) EWHC 789 (Ch) Judge Pelling QC in the Chancery Division of the High Court held that both the buyer's and seller's conveyancing solicitors...more

UK Employment Law Briefing: Our Practical Guide To The Employment Law Developments Most Likely To Impact On Your Business

by Locke Lord LLP on

Disciplinary Procedures - There have been a number of recent decisions, all with a practical impact on the conduct of disciplinary procedures. Right to be accompanied - In Stevens –v- University of Birmingham,...more

Health Alert (Australia) - July 6, 2015

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - Judgments; Legislation; and Reports. - Excerpt from Judgments: Victoria. 26 June 2015 - Northern Health v Kuipers [2015] VSCA 172 - The Victorian Supreme Court has allowed an appeal...more

Banking Disputes Quarterly - Q3 2014

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DLA Piper’s Banking & Finance Litigation team welcomes you to our quarterly round-up, designed to keep you informed of the latest news and legal developments, and to let you know about future developments that may affect your...more

Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma (O-Gah-Pah) and Members File Claim for $175 Million in U.S. Court of Federal Claims

by Nancie G. Marzulla on

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma (O-Gah-Pah) and its members today filed a congressional reference lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, seeking approximately $175 million in damages for past breaches of legal and...more

Occupational fraud involves a personal breach of trust

by Thomas Fox on

Ed. Note-today we are pleased to begin a three part guest series from our colleague Mary Shaddock Jones. My husband, Brian R. Jones, is a CPA, a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the Association of Certified...more

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