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Arck advice could lead to a flood of claims
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2014

There have been some recent developments in the on-going saga involving Arck LLP, Yorkshire bank and around 400 disgruntled investors. It is well


BEPS project: interest deductibility in banking and insurance industries - OECD’s proposed approach
  • RPC
  • OECD, United Kingdom
  • October 20 2016

On 28 July 2016, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published a discussion paper on its proposed approach to interest


Financial services intermediary exemption - First-tier Tribunal focuses on the substance of the supply in question
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 20 2016

On 19 August 2016, the First-tier Tribunal (in Dollar Financial UK Ltd v HMRC) held that electronically-supplied services of a “lead generator”


Consultation on HMRC proposed new powers to “raid” taxpayers’ bank accounts
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2014

On 6 May 2014 HMRC published its consultation on a new power, announced at Budget 2014, for the Direct Recovery of Debts. This power will allow HMRC


Banking reform: key amendments to the Banking Reform Bill higher hurdles for banks
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2013

The government's 4 key areas of banking reform as set out in the Banking Reform Bill 2013-14 (Bill) focussed on giving greater supervisory powers to


FCA update on its status disclosure rules
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2013

On 1 May 2013, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a press release to clarify the 12 month transitional period for authorised firms to


Emptage v Financial Services Compensation Scheme 2012 EWHC 2708 (admin).
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 15 2012

The High Court has ruled that the Financial Services Compensation Scheme misdirected itself and acted irrationally in awarding too little compensation to a consumer who received unsuitable mortgage advice


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


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


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