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No breach of contract for freezing bank accounts where there is a genuinely held suspicion of money laundering

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 26 2015

In Parvizi v Barclays Bank Plc (2014), the High Court struck out a claim in contract and held that Barclays was not in breach of that contract in

Loans which fall outside the Consumer Credit Act can be treated as if falling within the Act, with relevant protections

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 26 2015

The Commercial Court in NRAM PLC (formerly known as Northern Rock Plc) ("NRAM") v (1) Mr J P McAdam (2) Ms A Hartley (2014) held that where a bank

Is it a ‘stone wall’ penalty?

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 24 2015

The High Court case of Edgeworth Capital (Luxembourg) S.A.R.L and another v Ramblas Investments B.V 2015 is a useful reminder of the application of

UK: bank exercising a right of forced sale did not have a duty to obtain the best price reasonably obtainable

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 23 2015

The High Court has found that a Bank which had exercised a right of forced sale over an asset was not under a duty by way of an implied term to take

Ahmad and others v Bank of Scotland and others 2014 EWHC 4611 (Ch)

  • Rosling King LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 19 2015

In this case, the Court considered the circumstances in which a variation of the terms of a loan facility agreement will be inferred from

Contentious commentary - February 2015

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2015

If an agreement says, wrongly, that it is subject to the Consumer Credit Act 1974, are the Act's protections incorporated into the agreement by

Bank not liable for liquidation of a customer

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2015

A bank was not liable for the liquidation of a company simply because it was in breach of the banking contract with its customer when it was late in

Mortgagee’s duty in respect of chattels left at a property

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 3 2015

In the case of Campbell v Redstone Mortgages Ltd 2014 EWHC 3081 (Ch) the court considered the responsibilities of a mortgagee in possession in

Solicitors found negligent for failing to properly inform the lender that leasehold properties were in “shared ownership”

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 3 2015

In the recent case of Redstone Mortgages Limited v B Legal Limited 2014 EWHC 3398 (Ch)the Court considered preliminary issues in a claim for

Strike out - abuse of process

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 3 2015

In Dickinson v UK Acorn Finance Ltd 2014 EWHC 3856 (Ch) the High Court ruled that a District Judge in the lower court had been correct to strike