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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Recognition For Druces LLP In Legal 500

We are delighted to announce that Druces LLP and its lawyers have been recognised again in Legal 500, the international directory of law firms and lawyers. We have been recommended in the following areas: CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL: MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, SMALLER DEALS UP TO £50M Legal 500 said says “Druces LLP advised on 35 deals in […]

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First Charges By The Serious Fraud Office Under The Bribery Act 2010

The Bribery Act 2010 came into force on 1 July 2011. The Act introduced two general offences: 1. Offering, promising or giving a bribe (Section 1); 2. Requesting, agreeing to receive or accepting a bribe (Section 2). The Serious Fraud Office is the main organisation responsible for enforcing the Bribery Act in England & Wales. […]

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The Law Of Ethical Fashion

Tim O’Callaghan, Partner in Druces LLP’s Corporate & Commercial Team and head of our Fashion Group, writes regularly in Lingerie Insight. His latest article on the law of ethical fashion is reproduced below: Have you ever been asked the following question at a tradeshow: ‘So can you tell me – Is your collection from sustainable […]

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Deloitte Fined £14 Million Over Its Role In The Sale Of MG Rover

Following on from our recent briefing note on directors conflicts of interest, on 9th September 2013, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) fined Deloitte LLP £14 million for failing to properly manage conflicts of interest when advising the collapsed carmaker, MG Rover Group. This fine dwarfs the £1.4 million penalty levied against PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in 2012, […]

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