The latest news, cases, publications and events from Blackstone Chambers.
The Treasury Select Committee (TSC) has published its report, ‘Review of the reports into the failure of HBOS’, calling for a review into whether the enforcement and supervisory functions of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) should be separated.
In a blog written by T. Hickman of Blackstone Chambers, N. Barber, and J. King, they argue that as a matter of domestic constitutional law, the Prime Minister is unable to issue a declaration under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty (triggering our withdrawal from the European Union) without having been first authorised to do so by an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament.
A group of barristers at Blackstone Chambers are acting for the proposed class representative bringing the first competition damages claim under the new ‘class action’ regime.
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