New research shows 16% rise in court appearances by FTSE 100 companies
The number of court appearances by FTSE 100 companies has jumped by 16% over the last year, according to new research. During the year to 30 June 2010 there were 179 cases involving FTSE 100 companies across the Court of Appeal, Queen's Bench and Chancery Division, compared to 154 in the previous year. The study, conducted by legal information provider Sweet & Maxwell, showed financial services companies were involved in over half (58%) of High Court cases involving the FTSE 100, despite such companies accounting for just 18% of the share index.
The number of court appearances by FTSE 100 companies has jumped by 16% over the last year, according to new research.
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