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Retail sector legal update: Your London 2012 legal toolkit - ready steady go

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 14 2012

The government has just announced that it proposes a temporary relaxation of Sunday trading laws to optimise the opportunities for businesses during the Games

Improving accountability of the FCA and the financial services industry through transparency and more effective disclosure

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 4 2013

Being a transparent regulator is at the heart of the approach of the new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Clearly there is a need to strike the

The FCA 6 months on and the inexorable rise of the Thematic Review

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 30 2013

The FCA celebrated its first six months as a regulator on 1st October 2013 a suitable time to review some of the key emerging themes. One clear

Attribution of knowledge and deliberate acts

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 28 2007

The recent Court of Appeal case of KR and others v Royal and Sun Alliance provides further guidance on how the acts of a director can be attributed to a company in the context of determining whether a deliberate acts exclusion in an insurance policy should apply to the entity

The FCA’s enforcement role

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2014

One of the most vociferous criticisms of the Financial Services Authority was that it was ‘toothless’ in its approach to enforcing the rules for

FCA to examine insurance "add-ons" and review of conflicts of interest

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2013

Earlier this month, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that it is to investigate insurance "add-ons" sold with primary products such

How the FCA could be more transparent

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2013

On 5 March 2013, the UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA) published a Discussion Paper on behalf of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), one of

Woman let off credit card debt

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2010

A woman who owed a credit card company more than £8,000 has been excused from repaying her debt after a court ruled that the 'secret' commission paid to the credit card company by the company providing the payment protection insurance constituted an unfair contract term

No ‘red tape challenge’ for financial services

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2011

The Government launched last week its Red Tape Challenge with no mention of financial services regulation

Insurance - avoidance for breach of condition precedent as to notification

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2008

Knowing when an insured ought to notify a material circumstance is always a difficult issue but never more so than when it arises in the construction context, where disputes occur between contracting parties on complex construction projects on an almost daily basis