Conflicts of Interest 6th edition

Conflicts of Interest 6th edition

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By Charles Hollander QC, Simon Salzedo

DESCRIPTION

Conflicts of Interest provides authoritative guidance on the law relating to conflicts of interest in all its dimensions, from client conflict and personal conflict to commercial and judicial conflict. It explains in detail the current legal position in various professional sectors (lawyers, accountants, the City, directors, estate agents and insurance brokers). The expert authors provide guidance on avoiding potential conflicts of interest while providing practical advice and remedies for any that do arise.

Whilst providing an authoritative guide to the law relating to all aspects of conflicts of interest, this title also offers practical guidance on how the problems and risks of conflicts of interest can be avoided or reduced and provides strategies for assessing and managing conflict situations.

Conflicts of Interest is a wide ranging an in-depth text, which offers:

• A chapter considering conflicts arising from takeovers
• Analysis of the issue of judicial conflict as it affects all decision-making tribunals
• Expert guidance on the obligation to disclose information
• Examination and explanation of information barriers (formerly frequently referred to as “Chinese Walls”)
• Consideration of the duty owed to the other side
• Examination of the obligation of a professional who suspects his client of money-laundering or criminal activity to act as whistleblower
• Presentation of the remedies available where a conflict of interest is perceived
• Coverage of all relevant Law Society Rules and UK case law relating to conflicts of interest
• A closer look at Commonwealth jurisprudence relevant to conflicts of interest

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Conflicts of Interest: The Principles
  2. Existing Client Conflicts: The Fiduciary Obligation
  3. The Double Employment Rule
  4. Managing Conflicts by Contract
  5. Perception of Impropriety as a Test for Conflicts
  6. The Obligation to Disclose Information
  7. Information Barriers
  8. Litigating Conflicts
  9. The Duty to the Other Side
  10. Blowing the Whistle on the Client
  11. Judicial Conflicts: Bias and Apparent Bias
  12. Juries, Tribunals and other Decision-Makers
  13. Judicial Conflicts: Applying the Principles
  14. Arbitration
  15. Solicitors
  16. Barristers
  17. Accountants
  18. Directors
  19. Conflicts in the City
  20. Estate Agents and Insurance Brokers