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Author Hollander, Charles.

Title Conflicts of interest / by Charles Hollander & Simon Salzedo
Edition Third edition
Published London : Sweet & Maxwell, 2008


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 MELB  KN 264.73 A1 Hol/Coi 2008  AVAILABLE
Description lv, 313 pages ; 24 cm
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. The duty to the other side -- 9. Litigation conflicts -- 10. Judicial conflicts -- 11. The professional as whistleblower -- 12. Solicitors -- 13. Barristers -- 14. Accountants -- 15. Directors -- 16. Conflicts in the city -- 17. Estate agents and insurance brokers
Summary "The 3rd edition of this groundbreaking title looks at the impact of conflicts of interest on a range of professional sectors. Fully updated, this guide: Explains the current legal position in various professional sectors including lawyers, accountants, the City, directors, estate agents and insurance brokers; Assesses how each can be affected and presents approaches that can be used in the resolution process; Covers the latest case law focusing on the recent House of Lords decision in Hilton v Barker Booth and Eastwood; Offers practical guidance in how conflicts of interest can be avoided or reduced; Presents strategies for assessing and managing conflicts of interest; Gives guidance on the features and use of information barriers; Contains a chapter covering conflicts of interest that arise from takeovers; Analyses judicial conflict as it affects all decision-making tribunals; Examines the obligation of a professional to act as a whistleblower if he suspects his client of money laundering or criminal activity; Discusses remedies; Includes coverage of the Law Society Rules that came into force in 2007 and provides an overview of conflicts of interest in Commonwealth jurisdictions."--Publisher's website
Notes Previous editions entitled: Conflicts of interest and Chinese walls, 2004
Table of contents is taken from the published work with the permission of the publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Chinese walls (Communication barriers) -- Great Britain.
Conflict of interests -- Great Britain.
Disclosure of information -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.
Judicial ethics -- Great Britain.
Law and ethics -- Great Britain.
Author Salzedo, Simon.
ISBN 9781847030191 (hbk.)