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Financial lines: banks successfully exclude duty of care when providing recommendations

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 21 2014

In the recent decision in Crestsign Limited v (1) National Westminster Bank and (2) Royal Bank of Scotland, the court found that banks could

The extent of any duty to advise in a non-advisory role

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 16 2014

The recent decision of Crestsign Ltd v National Westminster Bank Plc and another 2014 EWHC 3043 (Ch) provides a useful illustration of how advisory

Cross-border investigations update

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • China, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 14 2014

The inaugural edition of Cross-Border Investigations Update includes an overview of enforcement trends, including the increasing cooperation between U

English Court of Appeal considers proper basis of subrogated security rights

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2014

Subrogation operates not by assigning the benefit of the relevant third party's security but by creating new security rights in the hands of the

Lenders’ claims is the end in sight?

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2014

The aftermath of the property market crash in the UK has seen a huge increase in the number of claims brought by lenders against solicitors and

Equitable constraints imposed on the powers of a mortgagee

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2014

A mortgagee cannot exercise its powers for a purpose which is unconnected with protecting its security or ultimately obtaining repayment of the

English administrator loses right to pursue FX claim

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2014

This case demonstrates how reservation of legal rights can be key even if the parties are seeking a commercial solution Facts KSF's administrators

September 2014: lender update

  • Rosling King LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2014

The High Court has recently provided guidance on when a professional advisor will owe a duty of care to a third party

October 2014: lender update

  • Rosling King LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2014

In this case, the Chancery Division found that the Defendant firm had failed to exercise reasonable care in advising the Claimant on planning issues

September 2014: banking update

  • Rosling King LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2014

This decision of the Privy Council concerned the remedies available to a bank who lent money by a hypothec (a form of charge where the secured asset