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Anatomy of a fraud series - Powers afforded by search and imaging orders

United Kingdom - January 25 2024 Search orders are a form of interim, mandatory injunction which require a respondent to allow the applicant’s representatives to enter the…

The Rise of the Pig Butcher

United Kingdom - November 24 2023 The “pig butchering” scam is not new but has enjoyed a rapid rise in recent years. So much so, that virtually everyone reading this blog will have…

Too soon to move on? Supreme Court changes limitation in secret commission cases

United Kingdom - November 15 2023 The Supreme Court has today provided important clarification on when “deliberate concealment” or “deliberate commission of a breach of duty” by a…

UK Finance - Fraud Update

United Kingdom - October 27 2023 UK Finance has recently published its half yearly fraud update for the first half of 2023, its findings are based on data reported to it by its…

Opening salvo - enforceability of litigation funding agreements in a post-PACCAR world?

United Kingdom - October 23 2023 The recent interim judgment of Therium Litigation Funding A IC v Bugsby Property LLC [2023] EWHC 2627 (Comm) appears to give us an early indication…

Push-ed Back - Supreme Court Considers Quincecare Duty for Authorised Push Payment (“APP”) Fraud Victims

United Kingdom - July 17 2023 On 12 July 2023, the Supreme Court delivered its widely anticipated judgment in Philipp v Barclays Bank UK PLC. In doing so, the Court has gone back…

Financial Promotions Data Analysed - An Increase in Intervention

United Kingdom - May 4 2023 Earlier this year, the Financial Conduct Authority published its analysis of its financial promotions data for 2022. That report sheds some…

Financial Ombudsman Service compensation limit increased again - by more than 10%

United Kingdom - April 21 2023 The Financial Conduct Authority confirmed last month that the limit for compensation that can be awarded by the Financial Ombudsman Service (“FOS”)…

Ready or not, here comes the Consumer Duty

United Kingdom - February 8 2023 Since July 2022 when the FCA published its rules and guidance to implement the Consumer Duty, much ink has been spilled on what it will mean for…

You’ve been served…well, virtually.

United Kingdom - September 1 2022 In what is widely touted as the first of its kind in the UK, a recent order made in D’Aloia v Persons Unknown & Others by the High Court marks an…