Infidelity, adultery and your bank account

July 22, 2014 0 comments

adultery

During my recent visit to the US, I took a little time out to talk to a reporter from Fox News. She was writing a piece on the financial aspects of the biggest of all relationship bombs – infidelity. Specifically, she was interested in the financial clues that an unfaithful partner might unwittingly leave behind….

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Reporting financial remedy proceedings in a divorce by John Bolch

July 9, 2014 1 comment

divorce

As Marilyn Stowe explained here last month, the upcoming divorce between hedge fund manager Chris Hohn and his estranged wife Jamie may lead to Britain’s biggest ever financial settlement. Naturally, the case has generated considerable interest in the media. It was interesting, therefore, to read that Mrs Justice Roberts has permitted the media to publish…

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Barristers may form firms with solicitors

July 1, 2014 2 comments

family law

Barristers may form new joint firms with solicitors following a recent move by the Bar Standards Board (BSB). The BSB governs barristers in England and Wales. It has now been applied to be recognised as an ‘entity regulator’, which would allow it to certify new forms of legal firm. The Board hopes it might receive such…

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