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Archives: November 2014


FCA Guidance on Financial Crime

This week saw the launch of a FCA webcast and guidance booklet for consumer credit businesses which are subject to the Money Laundering Regulations 2007.


Bills of Sale: Time for change – a new legislative framework fit for the 21st century

Certain lenders’ business models are primarily dependent upon using bills of sale. “Log book Loans”, as they have been known, have long been subject to scrutiny, resulting in their recent review by the Law Commission.


FCA consults on its mission

The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a consultation on its entire mission, providing an ideal opportunity for stakeholders to reshape the organisation under its new Chief Executive. The closing date is 26 January 2017.


Guidance launched on unfair contract terms

The Competition and Markets Authority has launched a suite of materials aimed to assist businesses to ensure that their contract terms are fair. We’ve pulled together some useful material to help you get to grips with this area.


Managing disputes and avoiding costly litigation

The recent County Court Judgment in Chapman –v- Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust  offers a timely reminder to parties to a dispute that is likely to result in litigation, that court rules relating to the conduct of parties before proceedings …

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