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High Court considers RBS's liability for structured lending facility
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2013

The recent High Court decision in Torre Asset Funding Limited v The Royal Bank of Scotland plc considered whether the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) was


Consumer credit reform update
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2013

On 6 March, the FSA published a consultation paper on high-level proposals for a new FCA regime for consumer credit. On the same day, HM Treasury and


Consumer credit cards: FCA questions whether we are getting a fair deal
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 16 2014

Martin Wheatley, Chief Executive of the FCA, speaking last week at the Credit Today Credit Summit, announced that the FCA would be launching a


Update on Clark v In Focus appeal
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2013

The landmark appeal in Clark v In Focus is today being heard by the Court of Appeal, who will decide whether a complainant can accept an award at FOS


Lenders’ contributory negligence a blunted blade?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2013

Notwithstanding the growing impact of limitation defences, many UK lenders’ portfolios remain exposed. The value of outstanding claims mostly


High Court hears claim against Goldman Sachs for undue influence and unconscionable bargains
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2016

The High Court has dismissed the Libyan Investment Authority's (LIA) claim against Goldman Sachs International based on two causes of action - undue


The beginning of the end to mis-selling claims?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2014

Mis-selling of interest rate products to unsophisticated customers has been the subject of intense regulatory scrutiny, with the banks paying out


High Court considers validity and timing of contractual notices in close-out procedures
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2016

In Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in Administration) v Exxonmobil Financial Services BV(1) the High Court considered a range of issues


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


CoCos go pop!
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 5 2014

In the wake of the banking crisis, the Financial Services Act 2012 gave the FCA a range of new and enhanced powers with which to pursue its