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Regulatory change – FCA research into vulnerable customers and consumer credit

United Kingdom - April 14 2014 On 1 April 2014, the FCA published its research into "Consumer Credit and Consumers in Vulnerable Circumstances".Customer Segmentation This coincided…

Geraint Thomas, Jo Owens, Kate Mowbray.

Financial institutions e-briefing: Retail Finance update: more OFT requirements on charging orders

United Kingdom - January 22 2013 On 11 January 2013 the OFT announced that it had imposed requirements on RBS and NatWest covering their use of charging orders. Whilst the OFT…

Chris Busby, Geraint Thomas.

Consumer Credit (Total Charge for Credit) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

United Kingdom - July 31 2012 The updated total charge for credit regulations have finally been laid before Parliament.

Geraint Thomas.

Financial Services Bill and consumer credit regulation

United Kingdom - July 31 2012 The Financial Services Bill continues to make slow progress through the House of Lords where a far greater level of scrutiny as to its terms has been undertaken compared to that undertaken in the Commons. 

Geraint Thomas.

Unfair Terms and Consumer Contracts – Review

United Kingdom - July 31 2012 On 25th July the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission published the scope of a consultation to consider scope and effectiveness of unfair terms management in consumer contracts including which terms should be capable of being assessed for fairness.

Geraint Thomas.