Universities face balancing act with serious misconduct complaints-handling – OUT-LAW.com

Posted August 16th, 2018 in complaints, disciplinary procedures, misfeasance, news, rape, universities by sally

‘The challenges universities face when handling complaints of alleged serious misconduct, and the significant implications of getting it wrong, has been highlighted in a recent case involving a US university.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 15th August 2018

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SRA seeks to clarify threshold for reporting misconduct – Legal Futures

‘The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is looking to clarify the threshold used by law firms when deciding whether to report concerns over misconduct.’

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Legal Futures, 2nd August 2018

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New Push to Make ‘Hillsborough Law’ a Reality – RightsInfo

‘The ‘Hillsborough Law‘ was first suggested after families of the 96 victims of the disaster were forced at recent inquests to defend themselves against allegations that fans had had too much to drink.’

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RightsInfo, 22md November 2017

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Honesty and integrity – honestly different? – UK Police Law Blog

Posted May 16th, 2017 in codes of practice, misfeasance, news, police, solicitors by sally

‘Another month, another decision on the meaning of honesty and integrity. Given that the Standard of ‘Honesty and Integrity’ is considered primus inter pares in relation to the other Standards, in that a breach of it puts an officer at serious risk of dismissal, what amounts to this is important – for officers and presenting authorities.’

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UK Police Law Blog, 12th May 2017

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Hillsborough: police media officer loses ‘coercion to spin’ case – The Guardian

Posted November 30th, 2016 in complaints, inquests, media, misfeasance, news, reports by tracey

‘A press officer for South Yorkshire police who said she was pressured to spin positive coverage for the force at the Hillsborough inquests has lost her complaint with the police watchdog.’

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The Guardian, 29th November 2016

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Top judge says claims Sun trial judges were switched to secure conviction are ‘absurd’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 13th, 2015 in conspiracy, judges, media, misfeasance, news by tracey

‘In a rare move, Mr Justice Sweeney weighs in at the Old Bailey to settle the legal row which erupted that week over the retrial of senior Sun executives.’

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Daily Telegraph, 13th February 2015

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Government backs jailing reckless bankers – BBC News

Posted July 9th, 2013 in banking, bills, crime, misfeasance, news, penalties, reports by sally

“The government has said it will support most of the recommendations produced by the Parliamentary Commission for Banking Standards.”

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BBC News, 8th July 2013

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Revenue and Customs Commissioners v Holland and another; In re Paycheck Services 3 Ltd and others – WLR Daily

Posted November 25th, 2010 in company directors, insolvency, law reports, misfeasance by sally

Revenue and Customs Commissioners v Holland and another In re Paycheck Services 3 Ltd and others [2010] UKSC 51; [2010] WLR (D) 298

“A director of a corporate director of a company was not a de facto director of that company, who was thereby liable for the misuse of its assets, if his acts were done entirely within the ambit of the discharge of his duties and responsibilities as a director of the corporate director.”

WLR Daily, 24th November 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Revenue and Customs Commissioners v Holland and another – WLR daily

Posted July 6th, 2009 in company directors, insolvency, law reports, misfeasance by sally

Revenue and Customs Commissioners v Holland and another [2009] EWCA Civ 625; [2009] WLR (D) 228

“A human director of a corporate director could in certain circumstances be regarded as a de facto director of the subject company but he would not automatically be so regarded.”

WLR Daily, 3rd July 2009

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Gemma Ltd (in liquidation) v Davies and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted April 4th, 2008 in company directors, law reports, misfeasance by sally

Gemma Ltd (in liquidation) v Davies and Another

Chancery Division

“In order to establish that a person was a de facto director of a company when deciding whether she was guilty of any misfeasance in relation to the company, it was not enough that she held herself out as a director since what mattered was not what she called herself but what she did.”

The Times, 4th April 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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