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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


Third Party Rights and the SMR and SIMR: the regulators' Achilles' heel?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2016

The FCA has recently gone to the Supreme Court in an attempt to overturn a significant ruling in relation to third party rights. This could have


Financial litigation roundup - Autumn 2014
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

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


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


Financial litigation roundup - Spring 2015
  • RPC
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 26 2015

The High Court clarifies the position regarding liability of investment managers, applying established legal principles of agency and inducement


'The catalyst effect': does the buck stop with the Upper Tribunal?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2015

I recently blogged on the Upper Tribunal's judgment on the case of Roberts and Wilkins v FCA. The Tribunal had agreed with the FCA's decision to


First reported interest rate swap mis-selling claim crumbles
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2013

Interest rate hedging products are sold in a variety of forms swaps, caps, collars and structured collars, to name but a few. Their objective is to


High Court considers validity and timing of contractual notices in close-out procedures
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2016

In Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in Administration) v Exxonmobil Financial Services BV(1) the High Court considered a range of issues


A new and better approach to claims against financial adivers?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2016

A Judge has found in favour of Coutts in a claim for negligent investment advice for just under £3.3m plus interest. The Judge's findings are of


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