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Mis-selling of interest rate swaps download
The drop in interest rates that accompanied the downturn in 2008 left many borrowers confronted with much higher-than-expected payments to lenders.
The Irish Supreme Court has ruled that a letter of demand that overstates the amount due from the borrower, is nonetheless a valid letter of demand.
The Supreme Court has published its final decision in the North East Property Buyers litigation that has provided crucial clarity on priority interests in land.
When a court assesses the amount of costs payable by one party in litigation proceedings to another, the costs may be assessed on either a standard basis or an indemnity basis.
Rights of a subrogated creditor download
Subrogation is a remedy allowing a party to step into the shoes of another party assuming the benefit of any rights that second party may have in relation to a liability.
A recent High Court case concerned borrowers who had a buy-to-let portfolio with many of the properties mortgaged.
Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) provides that everyone has a right to respect for his home.
In the case of McDonald and Others v McDonald, a married couple borrowed money by way of mortgage from a third party in order to acquire premises.
The issue in Aodhcon v Bridgeco was whether a bridging loan company had taken reasonable care to sell the property at the best price reasonably obtainable.
The CMA is consulting on a provisional decision to refer the market for the supply of retail banking services to PCA customers and to SMEs for a phase II market investigation.
The FCA has published the above consultation paper, which sets out its intended approach to the implementation of a price cap for high-cost, short-term credit.
In Merlin Financial Consultants Ltd v Cooper, Mr Cooper was a financial adviser employed by Merlin.
Foresight is an easy-to-use legal calendar that outlines major cases, government policy and forthcoming legislation right through to 2017.
Any investment of public money in a private undertaking has the potential to be unlawful state aid if it gives that undertaking an economic advantage over its competitors.
DECC has provided more detail of how the financial support that the government gives to renewable energy schemes will work going forward.
New HCA housing funding schemes download
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has recently issued prospectuses for new funds to deliver housing.
Since the current UK government was formed in 2010, it has been keen to promote industrial and provident societies and mutuals as part of the diversity of the UK economy.
In a recent decision, the European Commission confirmed that investors can be found liable where they exercise ‘decisive influence’ over a company and its decisions.
The FCA has updated its AIFMD Latest News. The regulator is advising firms to submit applications as soon as possible, ideally no later than 22 April 2014.
The Joint Money Laundering Steering Group: AML final guidance for consumer credit providers download
The JMSLG’s board has approved the final guidance for consumer credit firms relating to their compliance with anti-money laundering obligations.