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The beginning of the end to mis-selling claims?

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2014

The recent decision of Crestsign Ltd v National Westminster Bank plc and Royal Bank of Scotland plc is the latest of a series of cases relating to

Financial litigation roundup - Autumn 2014

  • RPC
  • -
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
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  • December 3 2014

The High Court found that the defendants, Barclays and Tricorona, had misused the claimant, CF Partners’, confidential information and awarded

"Time's up" limitation for a claim against a valuer

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 17 2014

In a decision handed down last week, the court has provided further guidance on the limitation position for claims against surveyors. The case of

Crestfallen claimants: High Court upholds bank disclaimers in claim for negligent advice

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 31 2014

In the latest in a line of court rulings upholding disclaimers, the High Court, in the recent case of Crestsign v NatWest & RBS, held that, as a

Lenders’ claims is the end in sight?

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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