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Unfair Contract Terms - when does one party deal on the other's written standard terms of business?
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2017

Under section 3 of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977. ("UCTA"), where one party deals on the other's written standard terms of business, that other

The SFO and Barclays: legal points for business to consider
  • Rahman Ravelli
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2017

After a five-year investigation, the SFO has charged Barclays PLC and four former executives with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of

The Companies (Accounting) Act, 2017 Welcome clarity on where floating charges, once crystallised, rank in relation to the claims of preferential creditors
  • Dillon Eustace
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • June 21 2017

The Companies (Accounting) Act, 2017 (the Act) was signed into law by President Michael D. Higgins on 17 May 2017 and came into operation on 9 June

‘Made to Measure’ : the importance of tailoring debt documents to commercial reality
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2017

Just over a year - and countless column inches - since Administrators were appointed to BHS, the High Court of England and Wales has issued its

Consumer Financial Data Aggregation & the Potential for Regulatory Intervention
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 7 2017

A confluence of regulatory activity and policy debates seems to be laying the groundwork for future regulation of consumer financial data aggregation

Lehman Waterfall I - UK Supreme Court Judgment
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2017

The Supreme Court in London today gave judgment in the Waterfall I appeal, a dispute as to the distribution of the estimated £8 billion surplus of

The Libyan Investment Authority v Goldman Sachs International 2016 EWHC 2530 (Ch)
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 10 2017

The High Court has given detailed guidance as to when bankers advising commercial investors to enter into transactions which have since gone sour may

Asset-Stripping of Judgment Debtors, Freezing Injunctions, the Limits of Tortious Liability and Reflective Loss
  • 20 Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2017

Marex Financial Limited v Carlos Sevilleja Garcia 2017 EWHC 918 (Comm) David Lewis QC and Richard Greenberg report on the 25 April 2017 judgment of

Court of Appeal applies 'autonomy of credit' principle
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2017

The 'autonomy principle' applying to letters of credit - and the restricted use of the fraud exception - has been applied by the Court of Appeal

Financial Services Update: Standby Letters of Credit - Autonomy Principle Still Stands
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • United Kingdom
  • April 5 2017

The English Court of Appeal has recently re-affirmed, in National Infrastructure Development Co Ltd v Banco Santander, that the fraud exception to