Commercial

Clyde & Co in joint-record £50,000 fine

Three corporate partners also fined for breaches of Accounts Rules

Getting to grips with the new Insolvency Rules

Steve Allinson discusses the overhaul of insolvency legislation intended to consolidate the existing rules and modernise procedures

The duty to give reasons in planning decisions

When an application raises a great deal of public concern, the planning authority should make plain that its decision has a rational and justified basis, writes Adrienne Copithorne

Notes in the margin

Janet Bignell QC and Jamie Sutherland explain the court’s approach to negligence claims against valuation surveyors

Lords: Government must address uncertainty over judicial reciprocity

Peers highlight need for new arrangements to protect families and businesses

Rolls Building to be rebranded ‘Business and Property Courts’

New arrangements allow for more flexible cross-deployment of judges

Monsters in corporate governance

Even from an unlikely source, in-house lawyers can learn a thing or two about corporate governance and whistleblowing, writes Harry Perrin