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No need to plead and no need for CMCs
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2014

Those celebrating the common sense decision of the Court of Appeal in Clark v In Focuswill have an additional reason to smile when they read comments


Government signals the dawning of a new regulatory era whilst providing a damning indictment of the current regime
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2013

The Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards has proposed to bring about significant change in the banking sector. As noted in Steven Francis'


Extensions of time for service abroad
  • RPC
  • Russia, United Kingdom
  • January 17 2012

The Commercial Court recently held that orders which extended time for service of a claim form by a bank on a Russian defendant by two years and granted permission for alternative service of the claim on his English solicitors were appropriate, as there was evidence that it might take that long to serve the claim and there were grounds for believing that the defendant might not accept service in Russia


FOS supplementary PPI case fee suggests inefficiencies of scale
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 13 2012

The National Audit Office’s report published yesterday into the FOS’s ‘efficient handling of financial services complaints’ challenged FOS to ‘achieve efficiencies of scale’ but, perhaps in acknowledgement that no such efficiencies can or will be achieved, the FOS’s case fee consultation (published last week) proposes a supplementary PPI case fee of £350


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


RICS UK valuation commission report
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 24 2014

Today sees the launch of the RICS UK Valuation Commission Report. The report, written by Dr Oonagh MacDonald CBE, is the culmination of several


FCA fines general insurer £8.4m for TCF and conduct risk failings
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2014

The FCA's latest enforcement action in the general insurance sector is a useful source of conduct risk guidance and a reminder that firms cannot


"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


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


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