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Lenders’ claims is the end in sight?

  • RPC
  • -
  • 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

Tribunal rejects Ramsay argument and allows taxpayer's appeal in corporate bond case

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 11 2014

In Hancock & Hancock v HMRC the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) has upheld the taxpayer's appeal against HMRC's decision that a chargeable gain arose on

Bank backs another winner in interest rate swaps saga but is it luck or judgement?

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 11 2014

Despite their costly on-going review work and redress exercises, banks that sold interest rate swaps are still facing parallel court claims. So far

FOS leaving way open for consumers to seek top-up compensation on complaints, despite court closing “loophole”

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 8 2014

Financial services companies put at disadvantage as claimants allowed second bite of the cherry; consumers warned court costs could eat up

Court of Appeal denies input tax on accountancy services relating to a refinancing and restructuring process: Airtours Holiday Transport Limited v HMRC

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 28 2014

The appellant company, Airtours, appealed against a decision of the Upper Tribunal (UT) in which it was held that it could not recover input tax

Crime and privilege

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 26 2014

Under English law, legal professional privilege permits a civil litigant or a defendant in criminal proceedings to withhold from the other side

Has the FOS decided Lehman's collapse was not foreseeable; or is that too remote a hope?

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 15 2014

Nearly six years have elapsed since we first saw the iconic photographs of Lehman Brothers' employees filing out of the former bank's worldwide

Financial litigation roundup - Summer 2014

  • RPC
  • -
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 24 2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the German financial markets regulator, BaFin, are currently investigating manipulation of the “London gold

Swap horror not ‘knowledge’ for civil limitation

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 18 2014

A recent High Court decision (Kays Hotels Ltd v Barclays Bank Plc) has ruled that a firm cannot rely merely on the terms of an interest rate hedging

Deal or no deal: FOS recommends taking legal advice following Clark v In Focus

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 13 2014

Reacting to the decision in Clark v In Focus, FOS has updated its technical notes to help guide complainants who might have previously sought to top