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US Poker Player overturns Ghosh Test

One of the world’s top poker players, Phil Ivey has lost his Supreme Court appeal against Genting Casinos in which he averred he was entitled to £7.7 million in winnings which the casino has been holding for five years. In a ruling which has changed the law, the five-judge bench in Ivey v Genting Casinos UK Ltd t/a Crockfords [2017] UKSC 67, decided that the US professional Poker Player had been cheating and, that his conduct, contrary to his own opinion, was dishonest.

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Tax Evasion Facilitators Could Face Prosecution Under New HMRC Laws

Stop facilitating tax evasion or face criminal prosecution, HMRC tells corporations they could be prosecuted if they fail to prevent staff from criminally facilitating tax evasion under a new HMRC law now in force.

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Michael Barrymore Due Damages for Wrongful Arrest

The sexual assault and death of Stuart Lubbock at Michael Barrymore’s home in 2001 remains unsolved in 2017. Michael Barrymore, having been arrested under suspicion of the rape and murder of Mr Lubbock, is suing the Chief Constable of Essex Police for his arrest in June 2007 claiming that it was unlawful and he was, as a result, falsely imprisoned. Mr Barrymore brought the action under his real name of Michael Ciaran Parker, seeking damages of £2.4 million. The Claimant, Mr Parker, alleges that he suffered damage and “very substantial financial losses” as a result.

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East London Doctor Charged with 118 Sexual Offences

A doctor from East London has been charged with more than 100 sexual offences including abusing a child, after a major investigation by Scotland Yard detectives.

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Pensions Regulator to Prosecute Former BHS Boss

It would appear that the BHS debacle which began in 2016 is nowhere near its conclusion. Dominic

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08 November 2017

One of the world’s top poker players, Phil Ivey has lost his Supreme Court appeal against Genting Casinos in which he averred he was entitled to £7.7 million in winnings which the casino has been holding for five years. In a ruling which has changed .

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