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22 May 2015 FCA thematic review - SME claims handling

The FCA has published a thematic review into the handling of insurance claims for Small and Medium sized Enterprises.

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4 January 2013 Chance to recover more than Financial Ombudsmans award

Until recently the courts took the view that if a complainant accepted the Financial Ombudsman’s final determination (with a statutory limit of £150,000 for any such award) the complainant could not then seek to recover any additional damages by bringing a separate court action.

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19 September 2012 SDLT sub-sale scheme thrown out

A tax tribunal has struck down a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) saving scheme, which used a combination of an unlimited company as the intermediate purchaser and a distribution in specie of the property by the company to the end purchaser.

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29 March 2012 What has happened to the Third Parties Rights Against Insurers Act 2010

The Lord Chancellor has reported to Parliament on the progress, or, more accurately, the lack of progress, towards implementation of the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010.

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5 March 2012 Court delivers client money bombshell in Lehman case

The Supreme Court has confirmed that investment firms hold client money on trust from the moment of receipt and not at the time the money is put into a segregated client account.

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27 July 2011 Insurance time-bar clause - when is a claim not a claim?

“It makes no sense to think that an insured may have become time-barred in a claim … before … he has any cause of action to bring it”.

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31 May 2011 Limit of Financial Ombudsman Service jurisdiction to be increased to £150,000

The Financial Ombudsman Service’s maximum binding award will be increased to £150,000 from the current limit of £100,000.

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5 November 2010 FOS compensation clarity

Claimants who accept a Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) final determination will be bound by it and will not be able to then bring a civil claim through the courts against their financial adviser for any loss above the £100,000 limit to the FOS’ jurisdiction following a recent High Court decision.

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