Bitcoin, Crypto and Financial Promotions — the 'Duck' Principle

The recent proliferation of ‘crypto-opportunities’ and schemes to fund Bitcoin mining operations, all beg the question of the extent to which such creditably imaginative schemes are regulated by the FSMA financial promotion restrictions.

Analysing the headlines: What rights do unmarried couples have?

With headlines such as “Liam Payne calls in divorce lawyers to advise how to protect his £54m from Cheryl and still have access to his son…”, it is not surprising that there remains confusion about unmarried couples’ rights. So what is the position when a couple who are not married separate? Is there such a thing as “common law marriage”?

Carillion & Pensions: Latest Developments

Chair of the Trustees of the Schemes – Robin Ellison – an eminent pension lawyer and expert – is appearing before the Works and Pension Committee today to face questions on the Trustees’ actions.