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Simplified, retrospective and still inconsistent
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 23 2015

Despite laudable aims, yesterday's FCA guidance on what constitutes regulated advice was published alongside a report on the (perceived


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


Bitcoin: "real world" currency or speculative investment?
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • January 23 2014

Much has been made of the few "real world" outlets that will accept payment in Bitcoins, like the Pembury Tavern in Hackney, law firms Nesenoff &


Injunctions: hearsay evidence and dissipation risk considered
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 14 2015

In (1) JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank (2) State Corporation "Deposit Insurance Agency" v Sergei Pugachev, in relation to an application to


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


The claimants that knew too much: High Court rules on concealment provisions in competition damages claim
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 31 2014

This case arose in the context of ongoing damages claims brought by a number of retailers and other merchants against both Visa and MasterCard for


"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


Competing agendas? How the FCA, PSR and CMA plan to work together
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 4 2015

In mid-February, the UK investment and corporate banking sector braced itself for yet another regulatory investigation, as the FCA announced its plans


An uneasy contrast for the FCA balancing commercial drive with cultural reform
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

Yesterday's speech delivered by Martin Wheatley has reinforced the FCA's increasingly more collaborative approach to its engagement with financial


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