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Suitability and the duty of care in investment advice - developments to watch for in 2017
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2016

In considering whether a professional acted negligently, lawyers know to apply the test from the 1957 case of Bolam v Friern Barnet Hospital

Brexit and Structured Products: A Framework for Considering Disclosures
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 11 2016

The U.K.’s recent referendum to withdraw from the European Union has affected virtually all segments of the financial industry. The structured

Investment advice: no continuing duty of care
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2015

The High Court has recently provided useful clarification regarding the existence of continuing duties of care both for IFAs and other professionals

Appeal Court considers constructive knowledge in limitation period extension claim
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

The Court of Appeal has recently held that an individual investor was too late to bring a claim in negligence and could not take advantage of the

Jacobs v Sesame 2014 EWCA Civ 1410
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2014

This recent decision of the Court of Appeal considered the application of s.14A of the Limitation Act 1980 in relation to an action against financial

Ombudsman or court proceedings?
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2014

There are a number of well-established Ombudsman schemes available to people who wish to complain about various industries - local government, legal

Financial advice and market downturns
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2012

Court of Appeal overturns controversial High Court decision on causation in claim by consumer concerning negligent financial advice.

Court of Appeal overturns finding that customer’s investment loss was too remote
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2012

The Court of Appeal has overturned a first instance judgment that a customer’s loss on his investment was too remote to be recoverable.

English courts hold financial loss not recoverable despite negligence
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2012

The English High Court has held that a bond investor could not recover against his financial adviser for losses caused by a “run” on a bond, even though negligent advice was given.

Brokers PI: limitations on scope of broker’s duties
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2011

The Court of Appeal yesterday reaffirmed important limits on the scope of duties that brokers owe their clients.