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No obligation to hold public inquiry into Malayan civilian deaths in 1948: Keyu v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs [2014] EWCA Civ 312

The Court of Appeal in Keyu v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs [2014] EWCA Civ 312; [2014] WLR (D) 138 dismissed an application by the claimants for a public inquiry or similar investigation into events that occurred on 11/12 December 1948 when a patrol of… Read More

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Twitter Joke Trial | WLR (D) Case Summary

CRIME  — Message of menacing character — Sending by means of public electronic communications network  — Defendant in Twitter message apparently threatening to blow up airport — Whether offence of basic intent — Whether message of “menacing character”  — Communications Act 2003, s 127(1)(a) Chambers v Director of Public Prosecutions [2012] EWHC 2157 (Admin);  [2012] WLR (D) 234… Read More

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Case law: Insolvency, confiscation orders and welfare services

Some new law courtesy of the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting via their WLR Daily service. In re Rodenstock GmbH [2011] EWHC 1104;  [2011] WLR (D)  150 COMPANY — Scheme of arrangement — Foreign corporation — Company incorporated in Germany — Company having no centre of main interest or establishment in England — Whether company “liable to be… Read More