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Guidance on Charitable Incorporated Organisations

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A CIO is a new type of legal structure for a charity which provides charities with a viable alternative to a company limited by guarantee. More …

Addressing contact difficulties

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It goes without saying that, in most cases, it is in a child's best interests to have meaningful contact with both of their parents. More …

Forced marriages

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A forced marriage (FM) is one to which either party does not provide their full and free consent. More …

No loss caused by negligent valuation where loss caused by fraud

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In the widely reported case of Platform Funding v Anderson Associates [1], a valuer was found not to have been negligent in a "no transaction" case involving fraudulent behaviour because, notwithstanding that the valuation was negligent, the lender suffered no loss as a result of this negligence. More …

Court rulings demonstrate importance of communicating terms of business

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Organisations tend to understand the need to provide a copy of the terms and conditions on which they do business to suppliers or customers. More …