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How "final" is a "final and binding" decision from the Financial Ombudsman Service?

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 10 2013

At its most basic, the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) is there to resolve disputes between consumers and financial services providers. If an "eligible

Court of Appeal emphasizes strict operation of Part 36

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 29 2012

Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), which sets out an autonomous code for tabling settlement offers, has been the subject of considerable judicial consideration in recent years

The Lehmans client money case: clients and a common misfortune

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2012

On 29 February 2012, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom handed down its judgment In the matter of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (In Administration), more commonly known as the 'Lehmans client money case'

Lehman Brothers: client money appeal

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 1 2010

Just as this issue of the Insurance and Reinsurance Review was going to press, the Court of Appeal handed down its decision in the appeal in CRC Credit Fund Ltd & Ors v GLG Investments Plc (Sub-Fund: European Equity Fund) & Ors (reported at 2010 EWCA Civ 917) against the decision of Mr. Justice Briggs, reported in our March 2010 issue

Financial Service Authority wins appeal case on co-operation with overseas regulators

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 4 2010

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) went to the Court of Appeal to seek clarification regarding its obligation to co-operate with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC

FSA prosecutes for change of control offence

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 19 2010

Semperian PPP Investment Partners (Semperian) has pleaded guilty to an offence under section 191(3) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000

Financial Services Authority seeks clarification on co-operation with overseas regulators

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 3 2010

On Tuesday 2 February 2010, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) went to the Court of Appeal to seek clarification regarding its obligation to co-operate with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC

Court of Appeal considers parallel proceedings and non-exclusive jurisdiction clauses

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2009

In Highland Crusader Offshore Partners v Deutsche Bank AG (2009 EWCA Civ 725) the Court of Appeal considered the operation of a non-exclusive jurisdiction clause, whereby the parties submitted to English jurisdiction (but were not permitted from proceeding in another country of competent jurisdiction), against the background of proceedings in Texas and London

FSA wins appeal against Fox Hayes for breach of financial promotions regime

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 23 2009

The Court of Appeal has awarded victory to the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in a case against solicitors Fox Hayes regarding the approval of financial promotions on behalf of others

Court of Appeal signals cooperation with SEC to combat investment fraud

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 3 2009

The English Court of Appeal has shown its readiness to cooperate with foreign regulators in this case, the US Securities and Exchange Commission by agreeing to freeze allegedly suspect assets