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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


A word of ‘advice’
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2011

‘Advice’ is a loaded word


Time (bar) is of the essence
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2011

Last Thursday marked the third anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers which may have drawn a line in the sands of time for complaints about the mis-selling of investments before September 2005


FOS does not breach human rights
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 7 2011

The FOS’s compliance with fundamental principles of justice was thrown into the spotlight by last week’s ECHR decision in the cause célèbre case of Heather Moor & Edgecomb Limited (HME) v UK (FOS


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


Deal or no deal: FOS recommends taking legal advice following Clark v In Focus
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


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


Misselling of leveraged notes: not a marginal call
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 16 2013

In Al Sulaiman v Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited the Commercial Court considered a claim for breach of duty in recommending investments


Round up
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2008

This year saw another IFA try to take a stand against the Financial Ombudsman Service