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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


Solicitors beware! Fraudsters want your client account!
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2014

A solicitor's client account has long been a target for fraudsters. With the universal use of online banking by solicitors, concern over computer


Enhancing Supervision: how will the FCA's new regulatory model work in the real world?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 10 2014

Readers may recall the FSA's 'close supervision' of firms, which could arise after an ARROW visit if significant failings were identified. The FCA


Is no news always good news? Drop in complaints may hint at conclusions from over-due FCA complaints review
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 26 2014

The FCA's latest publication of complaints data has revealed a decrease of 5 in the overall number of complaints. Firms will be pleased about the


HMRC amends guidance addressing deduction of tax on transferred loan receivables
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2014

On 28 August 2014 HMRC updated its guidance as to who is responsible for deducting tax at source on interest payments following the transfer of loan


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


Project Innovate: an incubator for growth?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 29 2014

The FCA launched its new Innovation Hub yesterday, with the aim of fostering support to businesses looking to benefit consumers in the financial


"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


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


The beginning of the end to mis-selling claims?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2014

Mis-selling of interest rate products to unsophisticated customers has been the subject of intense regulatory scrutiny, with the banks paying out