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February 2019 articles

Noel Edmonds’ lawyer Jonathan Coad is set to open a new front in his battle against Lloyds Banking Group. [...]

6 February

Linklaters was yesterday granted a temporary injunction against a former employee who threatened to disclose information about [...]

6 February

A lawyer has been struck off for dodging £650 of rail fares on his morning commute from Shoreditch to Redhill. [...]

5 February

The head of the UK’s beleaguered accountancy watchdog said auditors are “clearly responsible” for finding fraud in companies. [...]

5 February

The head of US law firm Dechert’s London office is leaving the firm’s partnership to take a role in Lebanon’s new government. [...]

5 February

Barclays confirmed today that two of its employees were killed in an avalanche in the Italian Alps on Sunday. [...]

5 February

A government-commissioned review will examine how far auditors should go in detecting fraud at companies. [...]

4 February

Home secretary Sajid Javid has approved the extradition of Vijay Mallya, the Indian tycoon behind Kingfisher, who is facing [...]

4 February

Cadbury’s legal battle to protect its distinctive shade of purple has come to an end after the chocolate maker gave up its [...]

4 February

BDO has completed its merger with Moore Stephens, forming a new fifth-largest UK audit firm. [...]

4 February

The taxman collected an extra £3.75bn from small and mid-sized businesses (SMEs) last year through investigations into the underpayment [...]

4 February