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GCHQ, encrypted chats and IPA 2016
Can Yeginsu and Anthony Jones
| 08/07/2019

This article was first published on Lexis®PSL on 8 July 2019. Corporate Crime analysis: An open letter signed by over 50 organisations, including Apple, WhatsApp, Liberty and Privacy International, recently called on the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) to abandon a proposal to eavesdrop on encrypted chats. Can Yeginsu and Anthony Jones, barristers at 4 New Square Chambers, explain the background to the proposal and consider some of the related legislation in this area.

Creative remedies in unfair prejudice petitions
Helen Evans and Anthony Jones
| 17/07/2019

In this article, prompted by the recent quantum decision in Re Edwardian Group Ltd [2019] EWHC 873 (Ch) Helen Evans and Anthony Jones of 4 New Square consider the range of valuation approaches available to a judge when ordering a share purchase. 

Where does the law stand now on discounts for minority holdings in non quasi-partnership companies?
Hugh Jory QC and Matthew Bradley
| 15/07/2019

In this article, Hugh Jory QC and Matthew Bradley take a closer look at the impact of the controversial decision in Re Blue Index Ltd [2014] EWHC 2680 (Ch) on a line of recent cases, the last having been handed down, in Dinglis v Dinglis [2019] EWHC 1664 (Ch), on 28 June 2019.

Share Valuation in Shareholder Disputes
Hugh Jory QC and Matthew Bradley
| 10/07/2019

In this article, Hugh Jory QC and Matthew Bradley explore the art of share valuation and the different approaches that can be taken.

Not so common common law
Nicholas Davidson QC
| 09/07/2019

Not so common common law: Interest, the Scots in the House of Lords and the English in the Court of Appeal. Nicholas Davidson QC