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Real estate: overvaluation and loss download
Limitation in negligent overvaluation claims brought by banks.
If traditional methods of fundraising are not looking promising, then it may be worth considering a crowdfunding alternative.
Conscionable correction for lenders download
Is a mortgage wrongly discharged by lender capable of being rectified by court order?
The doctrine of undue influence enables a court to intervene to prevent abuse where a relationship exists between two parties with ‘trust and confidence, reliance, dependence or vulnerability on the one hand, and ascendancy, domination or control on the other’.
Also: spouses’ rights, and the meaning of ’acting by the receivers’.
In less than 18 months’ time, the UK will hold a referendum on whether to stay in the EU or leave. If the decision is to leave, what could that mean for the UK tax system?
More cost for lenders but it is to be hoped that changes will continue downward trend in arrears and repossessions.
The Financial Conduct Authority has formally launched its investment and corporate banking market study and published the terms of reference.
This article looks at the decision of the Football Disciplinary Commission to impose a £30,000 suspended fine on Reading Football Club and offers guidance to football clubs that are looking at funding options in light of this decision.
When is an investment scheme a CIS? download
Establishing or operating a collective investment scheme (CIS) is a regulated activity under section 19 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA).
British Gas will appeal against the Employment Tribunal’s decision that employers must take account of commission when calculating holiday pay.
Among the questions answered is: I would like to enforce a money judgment by taking control of goods. Are there any practical points of which I should be aware?
Also: £90k fine for nominated adviser; ’proper purpose’ for inspecting a register of members; and more.
The aim of the directive is to ensure that consumers who purchase a property are protected against the risks. It also introduces EU harmonisation requirements on lenders.
Protocols on professional negligence, judicial review, housing disrepair and more are coming into force.
A contracting party always wants to protect itself against the breach of its counterparty. But two recent cases show that parties can shoot themselves in the foot if they complete a clause that amounts to an unenforceable penalty.
The use of ‘cash shells’ with a quotation on the London Stock Exchange is a tried and tested way of generating the cash to fund an acquisition trail.
The issue of whether a document is a guarantee or an indemnity regularly comes before the courts.
The answer is yes, if they were not created as part of a genuine attempt to settle an existing dispute.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has recently ruled on the approach national courts should take when deciding whether an arbitration clause in a contract between a bank and consumer is unfair.