2018: Corporate case tracker
2018: Corporate case tracker

The following Corporate guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • 2018: Corporate case tracker
  • Ongoing cases
  • Recent cases

This case tracker displays the current status of, and most recent developments in, key cases relevant to corporate practitioners where the judgment was handed down, or was expected to be handed down, in 2018. It covers key cases before the High Court, Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of cases heard in 2018.

This case tracker is split into two parts:

  1. ongoing cases, ie those that are subject to appeal, and

  2. recent cases, ordered with the most recent first

Ongoing cases

Case Citation Court Subject Status and background Further information
Frederick (Appellants) v Positive Solutions (Financial Services) Ltd (Respondent) [2018] EWCA Civ 431 Supreme Court (UKSC 2018/0067) Tort—vicarious liability of a principal for agent—existence of direct duty of care Permission to appeal to the Supreme Court granted on 31 July 2018. Hearing expected on 13–14 February 2019.
The High Court held that a financial adviser (PS) was