HMRC Slips Misfeasance Case Over Liquor Co.'s Lost License

By Bonnie Eslinger (October 5, 2021, 1:40 PM BST) -- A judge has refused to revive a claim against HMRC for public misfeasance brought by an alcohol distributor which could not trade for seven years after getting caught up in a fraudulent export transaction, saying that the claim was filed too late.

A High Court judge has ruled that although there was no suggestion that the alcohol distributor was implicated in a fraud it had filed its claim against HMRC too late. (Photo by Dinendra Haria/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Judge Richard Snowden noted in his ruling at the High Court on Monday that there was no suggestion that Panorama Cash & Carry...

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