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High Court considers extraterritorial application of compulsory powers

In the case of R (On The Application Of KBR Inc) v The Director of the Serious Fraud Office [2018] EWHC 2368 (Admin) (“KBR“), the High Court dismissed a judicial review brought by the applicant, finding that the SFO was able to compel … Continue reading

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Public law remedies for breach of statutory duty by the FSA

The High Court has held in R (C) v Financial Services Authority [2012] EWHC 1417, that decision notices issued by the FSA’s Regulatory Decisions Committee can be quashed on judicial review where the reasons given by the RDC are inadequate. … Continue reading

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The provision of reasons by public bodies

The approach taken by the Courts in three recent judicial review cases (set in a planning law context) provides a useful overview of relevant factors considered by the Courts when evaluating the adequacy of reasons given by public bodies.  The … Continue reading

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